5th January 2017
It’s been a good first week of the year for walking – a bit on the chilly side but very little wind and clear skies. I’ve managed several local walks since I last wrote and today Mr RR and I took ourselves off to see the Waterloo Monument which is at the top of Peniel Heugh, and at 48 metres high can be seen from quite a distance. We’ve often driven past commenting that we must go and see what it is one day – and now we have! Continue reading
25th September 2016
A very short ramble today to visit Yetholm Loch which is only about 20 minutes from us in the car, right on the edge of the Cheviot Hills and only a mile or so inside the Scottish Border.
Route: Parked in the lay-by at Lochside, a short walk (maybe 1/2 mile) along a grassy and part boarded pathway leads to the bird-hide overlooking the loch.
Distance: Less than 1 mile
Yetholm consists of two small villages – Town Yetholm and Kirk Yetholm – 1/4 mile apart on either side of the River Bowmont. Continue reading