Roman Round Day 4 - Gilsland to Haltwhistle
Walk 24 in the Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival, 2017. Photos by Marj Baillie, Irene Mason and Rob Pegg
Not far into the walk, Geoff calls us to a halt because......
Chris Sharp has just completed 100 miles in the festival
Sheep at trig point on Kellah Moor
Whole group on Kellah Moor. (It was a bit windy up there.)
Margaret tries to smile whilst eating a banana
Battling the wind
Lunch beneath the viaduct
Lunch under the Lambley viaduct in sunshine
Fortunately the fallen tree did not floate away
Frank is caught with the packet of jelly babies in his hand!
The magnificent viaduct
Did we believe his story about pineapple production in the South Tyne Valley??
Listening to Geoff tell us about the construction of the viaduct
There are a few stiles today
Featherstone POW camp is always an interesting place to stop This is the one remaining gatepost after last year's floods.
Tea stop at the bridge
Near to Featherstone, another walker passes the 100 mile mark. This time it's Al
Back in the market place, Al thanks his team for the day. They are Rob, Geoff and Irene
To end the festival, Al reads a Celtic blessing. It was unexpected and lovely
The four stalwarts who walked the long walk every day - Sandy, Sue, Gwen and Geoff. They each clocked up 124 miles.