Day One, Jedburgh to Maxton, about 10 miles.
Featuring Dixie, the Eildon Hills, the River Tweed, lots of steps and lovely sunny weather.
Day Two, Maxton to Jedburgh, about 8 miles.
Featuring Deere Street (a Roman route), hot weather, an Indiana Jones style suspension bridge that had me hanging on to the rails in the wind and Dixie crawling across on her tummy, the River Tweed again and tarmac.
Day Three, Jedburgh to Grubbit Law, about 11 miles.
Featuring fields, more fields, tarmac, more tarmac, hot weather, a wild camp on Grubbit Law and Dixie resting in the van for a few days.
Day Four, Grubbit Law to Hethpool, about 11 miles.
Featuring clag, rain, tarmac, the Pennine Way, more clag, more rain, even more rain, tarmac and a very nice gentleman in Hethpool who took pity on my bedraggled appearance and let me pitch for the night in one of his fields.
Day Five, Hethpool to Wooler, about 8 miles.
Featuring lovely weather once more, a few midges, a gorgeous walk over the tops to Wooler and a meet up with Geoff and my doggies again in the van.
Day Six, Wooler to Fenwick, about 12 miles.
Featuring tarmac, lanes, more tarmac, a certain cyclist who suddenly appeared behind me shouting rude obscenities, St. Cuthbert’s Cave, a potential wind farm site, the first view of Lindisfarne and Dixie still resting in the van.
Day Seven, Fenwick to Lindisfarne, about 6 miles.
Featuring Dixie, fields, phoning a signalman for permission to cross a railway line and crossing the causeway at low tide to reach Lindisfarne.