Category Archives: Bivy Bag

Tripoint 6 – County Durham – Cumberland – Northumberland

The tripoint of County Durham, Cumberland and Northumberland  is the watershed on Slate Hill, Nenthead. In the photo below the tripoint can be seen at the post to the left of the photo. A cairn is slowly being built to the … Continue reading

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Tripoint 5 – Lancashire – Westmorland – Yorkshire

The tripoint of  Lancashire, Westmorland and Yorkshire is marked by the county stone. In the photo below Yorkshire is to the right of the wall (the largest part of course), Westmorland is to the top left and Lancashire the bottom left. … Continue reading

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Wharfe’s Mouth Ness

Last night I slept at the Westernmost point of the East Riding at Wharfe’s Mouth Ness near Cawood.  What a great place for a night in my bivy bag.

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Meikle Says Law Shoulder – Berwickshire

County: Berwickshire Highest Point: Meikle Says Law Shoulder Height (ft): 1,746 Height (m): 532 Grid Reference: NT581616 Dates Slept On: 20/21 January 2014 In the distance is my tent on the highest point of East Lothian

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Spurn Point – South

Having previously spent a night in January 2011 on the “elbow” of Spurn Point, the  Easternmost point of the East Riding and Yorkshire, I welcomed the opportunity to spend a night at the Southernmost point of the East Riding Spurn Point – … Continue reading

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Bush Ground – Huntingdonshire

Bush Ground is the county top of Huntingdonshire. Bush Ground is a field of which is part of Bottom Farm, at Covington. The field runs up to the border with Northamptonshire (and is just north of the three shires point … Continue reading

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Kinder Scout – Derbyshire

Kinder Scout is the county top of Derbyshire. It is a high moorland plateau in the Dark Peak of the Peak District. For many years, workers in the factories of Manchester and the surrounding mill towns of south Lancashire used … Continue reading

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Foel Cwmcerwyn – Pembrokeshire

Foel Cwmcerwyn is the county top of Pembrokeshire. The mountain lies within the borders of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park although it is 7 miles from the sea. A path leads to the summit from the village of Rosebush in the … Continue reading

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Milk Hill – Wiltshire

Milk Hill is the county top of Wiltshire. The adjacent Tan Hill is the location of the Alton Barnes white horse, a hill figure cut in 1812. On 23 August 2009, the BBC programme Countryfile featured an item on analysis by … Continue reading

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Walbury Hill Shoulder – Berkshire

Walbury Hill Shoulder is the county top of Berkshire. It is to be found south of the scattered Berkshire village of Inkpen and 5 miles southeast of Hungerford, the closest town. The top of the hill is an Iron Age hill fort … Continue reading

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