We were warned about the start of the ride today and it really was uphill and down dale.
Former county Westmorland (and Cumberland) now Cumbria
Elevenses by River Lyvennet
Imposing red-stoned Carlisle Castle
When we eventually made it to Carlisle, we abandoned our Sustrans route in favour of the A7 and saved ourselves 10 miles by bashing up the A-road.
Made it to SCOTLAND!
Haggis is already on the menu – for breakfast!
Hotelier was telling us that there are still about 2000 weddings a year in Gretna but that you can’t just turn up; you must apply 29 days in advance.