Author Archives: andystrangeway

Urra Moor (Round Hill)

Last night I spent my first night under the stars for two and a half years. I chose Urra Moor, the highest point of the North York Moors National Park for my return. North Riding Flag On The Summit of … Continue reading

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Glas Maol – Angus

Glas Maol is the county top of Angus County: Angus Highest Point: Glas Mol Height (ft): 3504ft Height (m): 1068m Grid Reference: NO166765 Dates Slept On: 20/21 September 2016

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Scotland’s 162 Islands Slept On 

In September 2003, I embarked upon my adventure to become the first person not only to land but also sleep on all of Scotland’s 162 islands that are 40 hectares and above, firmly believing that the islands would allow me … Continue reading

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County Tops Challenge – England and Wales

For those who are looking for an achievable challenge I share the County Tops Challenge – England and Wales. Helvellyn – Westmoreland On Monday 24 September 2012 I completed my  challenge to become the first person to sleep on all 52 … Continue reading

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Sleeping Under The Stars – Remote UK Locations

Sleeping under the stars in remote locations is one of the delights of life. In the UK I have slept on many remote uninhabited islands, at extreme points, tripoints and on the summits of counties. Boreray, St Kilda Take a look … Continue reading

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Scottish Islands

In September 2003, I embarked upon my adventure to become the first person not only to land but also sleep on all of Scotland’s 162 islands that are 40 hectares and above, firmly believing that the islands would allow me … Continue reading

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The Outdoors Calls

For the past three years my political life as an East Riding of Yorkshire Independent Councillor has meant I have had to put my outdoor life on hold. Turning 54 yesterday and getting fatter I decided there are things I … Continue reading

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