Northern Journey 2023

Chris and Liz 13th - 23th September

A visit to Nigel and Frances in Duddo, Northumberland

I have written this extensive journey as there were some good routes new to us.

Southampton, Bicester, Buckingham, Akeley (97 miles); Towcester, around Leicester, Bingham, Newark, Tuxford, around Retford to Lound (120 miles); Blyth A1(M), Scotch Corner, Boldron (109 miles); Barnard Castle, West Aukland, Tow Law, past Consett and Corbridge, Colwell (55 miles); Rochester, Jedburgh, Kelso. Coldstream Crookham, Duddo (71 miles).   Duddo, Jedburgh, past Corbridge, Tow Law, Wolsingham (105 miles); past Scotch corner, A1(M) to Blyth, Lound (118 miles); Tuxfors, Bingham, past Leicester, Towcester, Ackeley (116 miles); Buckingham, Brackley, past Oxford, Newbury, Home (97 miles).
Total 888 miles.

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  Akeley. Hedgehog retreat campsite  
  The Bluebell Inn site at Lound and walks around the local lakes  
  Bowfield Farm at Boldron near Barnard Castle  
  Parked so that we could have a good view Their Herdwick Sheep
  Well House at Colwell, north of Consett  
  A nice mountain challenge  
TOP Flypast of Canada Geese Meadow pipit
  Duddo near Berwick, home of our friend Nigel  
  Duddo stone circle  
  Bradley Burn Farm near Wolsingham  
  Hedgehog retreat at Akeley. Our last night