Grosmont: a ruined castle, a cruck barn and an ambulance

One of the things I enjoy most about hiking is the opportunity to talk to friendly and interesting people – and they don’t come much nicer than the retired district nurse we met on yesterday’s walk from Grosmont Castle.  We were … Continued

The Wales-England borderline

We’ve just started an exciting new hiking project and it’s taking us to the intriguing place that is border country. Borders have always been a source of fascination for me. On mainland Britain, we have only two – Wales/England and … Continued