White Coomb – Dumfriesshire

White Coomb is the county top of Dumfriesshire

  • County: Dumfriesshire
  • Highest Point: White Coomb
  • Height (ft): 2,695
  • Height (m): 821
  • Grid Reference:  NT186146
  • Dates Slept On: Thursday 10/Friday 11 September 2015

White Coomb

Taking a tent down in 30mph wind is best done poles first!

Poles First

 

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Tripoint 7 – Dumfriesshire – Peeblesshire – Lanarkshire

The tripoint of Dumfriesshire – Peeblesshire – Lanarkshire is on the summit of Annanhead Hill.

TP - D - P - L

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Broad Law – Pebblesshire

Broad Law is the county top of Pebblesshire.

  • County: Pebblesshire
  • Highest Point: Broad Law
  • Height (ft): 2,756
  • Height (m): 840
  • Grid Reference:NT146235
  • Dates Slept On: Monday 7/Tuesday 8 September 2015

Broad Law

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New Broads National Park Summit Confirmed

The Broads National Park Authority have accepted that my information is correct and they are now in the process of changing their information regards the highest point of the National Park.

My claim to fame – I discovered the summit of the Broads National Park!

Broads SummitBroads Summit

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West Riding Extreme Points Challenge

Last Thursday when I spent the night in my bivy bag at the most Easterly point of the West Riding I completed my challenge to spend a night at the five extreme points of the West Riding.

West Riding Flag

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Adlingfleet Drain

On Thursday 2nd July I spent the night in my bivy bag at the Easternmost point of the West Riding which is near to the Adlingfleet Drain, south of Blacktoft Sands on the River Trent.

West Riding - East West Riding - East

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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 right of the post as the land around the post is being eroded. Cumberland is to the top left, Northumberland top right and County Durham to the bottom of the photo.

Tripoint 6

Tripoint 6

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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.

Tripoint 5

Tripoint 5 West Riding and Yorkshire flags

Tripoint 5Lancashire, West Riding, Yorkshire and Westmorland flags

Tripoint 5My bed for the night in Yorkshire

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Tripoint 4 – Cumberland – Lancashire – Westmorland

The tripoint of Cumberland, Lancashire and Westmorland is at Wrynose Pass and is marked by the Three shire stone. In the photo below my car is parked in Westmorland and the hill beyond my car is all in Westmorland. Lancashire is to the right of the three shire stone and Cumberland is to the left, of the stone.

Tripoint 4

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Tripoint 3 – Cumberland – Northumberland – Roxburghshire

The tripoint of Cumberland, Northumberland and Roxburghshire is where the watershed of the Kershope Burn at Scotch Knowe divides Cumberland and Northumberland. Roxburghshire is to the north. In the photo below the tent is in Roxburghshire.

Tripoint 3

Tripoint 3

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