The Southern Upland Way in Video

Published 13 December 2011

If you saw the launch of my book about the Southern Upland Way last week and wondered, “Hey, what’s all that about?”, well this is the video for you.

Over 200 miles long, the Southern Upland Way is the only official coast to coast walking path. Opened in 1984, it connects Portpatrick on the west with Cockburnspath on the east.

The route goes over a mixture land – moors, forests, fells and more – and in the summer of 2011 I headed off on it, to see what it was like. And I liked what I saw.

Over 18 days I walked the route, camping and staying in bothies. Well, when it wasn’t too wet anyway.

This video tells the story of my journey on Scotland’s most challenging official long distance footpath.

For the full tale, get my new e-book, the Secret Coast to Coast, available now for Kindle, and in ePub and PDF for just £3.99.

If you’d like an alternative take on the Southern Upland Way, this video is absolutely lovely too.

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