A cycling trip made in August 1979 around the Scottish borders with school friend Mark Bell ("Dinger"). We stayed the first night at Northfieldhead Scout hut near Alnham, Northumberland and then at youth hostels: Melrose, Snoot (near Hawick) and Byrness. We rode 260 miles over 5 days.
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Setting off from home, Cullercoats
Near Whalton, Northumberland
Simonside Hills, Northumberland
Leaving Northfieldhad, near Alnham, Northumberland
Happy Valley, Northumberland
Tweed Valley on the B7060
River Tweed at Ashiestiel Bridge
South of Traquiar on the B709
On the B711, north of Craik Forest
Snoot youth hostel
Approaching Bonchester Bridge
Byrness youth hostel