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The January Man by Christopher Somerville

According to his online biography Christopher Somerville is responsible for thirty six books on travel and walking so it’s fair to say he knows his words as well as his walking. In this delightful book he explores the calendar year through a series of walks and rural experiences across the length and breadth of Britain

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Down vs Synthetic jackets

DOWN VS SYNTHETIC…WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE V With the plethora of top quality gear out there it can sometimes all be a little overwhelming but as temperatures drop and the need for something super warm on the hill becomes ever more pressing here at Come walk with me UK we have a look at the difference

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West Highland Way with Thistle Trekking part two

Day five is the day that strikes fear into the heart of even the bravest West Highland Way-er, 19 miles from Tyndrum to the mighty maw of Glencoe. After David had worked his magic and negotiated early breakfasts across the board we left behind Tyndrum and once again hit the military roads. It’s a long,

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West Highland Way with Thistle Trekking Part one

Well, we’re not going to lie….this poor blog and the website in general have fallen by the wayside over a very busy Summer, but as the season comes to an end and Ian nurses a dodgy knee, it’s time to try and get things back up to speed. One of the highlights of the season

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Silly Season

And breathe……well, the blog has (yet again) taken the hit as the season has got busier and busier and busier…..but who are we to complain? The sun has been shining, the sky has been blue and hundreds of people have been hitting the hills on events run by or worked on by the awesome team

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KIT REVIEW-OUTXE RUGGED POWER BANK

I don’t do a lot of kit reviews but every now and then I get sent a piece of kit that proves really useful and with expedition season coming up and my ever increasing dependence on technology the Outxe rugged power bank definitely falls into this category. I’ve been using a Juice power bank previously

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A warm weekend

The great thing about working here at Come walk with me UK is the massive diversity of the walks we do and the places we do them in, this past warm weekend however has taken me to two of our favourite places, the Lake District and Snowdonia, surely two of the most beautiful spots in

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All the latest news

It’s certainly getting to the time of year where we are at our busiest and that entails lots of early morning starts, pints of coffee, endless rounds of Popmaster and plenty of miles in the legs. After heading back from three fantastic days in Scotland it was straight down to Northamptonshire for a Bronze D

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West Highland Way part one

The West Highland Way is surely one of the most iconic of the UK’s long distance walking trails and I have been very fortunate in being asked to lead a group on it this Summer with the lovely guys at Thistle Trekking. With this in mind I thought I would enjoy a rareish opportunity to

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Yet another long overdue catch up

I start every year with the very best of intentions when it comes to blogging and yet here we are a long way into the year and it’s a good couple of months since I have managed to provide an update on what has been a great start to the year here at Come walk

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