Month: October 2018

Recce of Stage 1

I decided to start some of my preparations for the Durham Round by exploring the first few miles of the route.  A Recce of Stage 1, you would say. I had arranged to call my wife, and give her my… Continue Reading…

Equipment for a long distance walk

What equipment do you need to complete a long distance solo hike in summer in the North East of England?  I don’t know, but I’m willing to find out. So far my equipment list is: 65l backpack British army bivvi… Continue Reading…

What is The Durham Round?

What is the Durham Round? The Durham Round is a circular walk that roughly follows the edges of  County Durham, A county in the North East of England, a country in the United Kingdom. The Round starts and ends in… Continue Reading…


This blog is somewhere for me to plan, prepare and record my journey towards completing The Durham Round. Photo by Katie Moum on Unsplash