Me and Dunc set off for a long days walking. But first a stop at the butchers for lamb scotch pies.
And then we have a look around St Aidan's Church and Grace Darling's tomb (see previous blog post).
And then head to the coast to the dunes around the golf course where we find a massive concrete gun placement.
Leaving the dunes we do some road walking to the village of Belford, stopping for the high speed Virgin train.
Leaving Belford we have five miles of long, straight quiet country roads to take us to the edge of Fenwick and a turn back to the coast.
We have largely managed to avoid the rain with the ominous clouds passing over however we get a big shower just as we join St Cuthbert's Way.
Down to the coast where the shoreline is flanked by WW2 coastal defences comprised of big concrete blocks.
Then the walk over to Holy Island/Lindisfarne, something I have been looking forward to for a while. Along the causeway singing - with no rain in sight. It's a beautiful walk.
A quick look around Holy Island, ice cream and some beers for tonight we head back to the mainland.
By now we have done nearly 20 miles and are feeling pretty tired. The last five miles along the coast are a bit of a slog. Arriving, wet and slightly broken, at our BnB at nearly 20.00 for a well deserved curry. My longest day walking so far!