Going for gold on National Trails

A National Trails Register was recently launched with certificates for completing trails!

I have quite enjoyed walking some of the National Trails, and have guidebooks for a few more, though I hadn’t quite realised that there are 18 trails spread across England, Wales and Scotland.

The Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA) has set up the register for people completing at least 5 of the 18 National Trails, with certificates at 5, 10, 15 and 18 completed – which is over 2,800 miles if you complete them all. The first recipent, Allan Castle, completed the final Trail, The Speyside Way last May – 30 years after setting off on the South Downs Way (reported in OUTDOORSmagic.com). Here’s to more walking…

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Well the time has finally come, I am back in employment again – though I am breaking myself in gently as it is a six month contract covering someone else’s leave. (EDIT March 2009 – have failed to escape the clutches of employment and work continues).

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Happy New Year

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Map of RHS Garden Wisley

Wisley coordinates: ll=51.313863,-0.473292

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RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB, UK
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB, UK

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