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Solway Firth and Scotland from Allonby

This evening, I am focusing on the fascinating Cumbrian village of Allonby which is located in N.W. England in an area designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Allonby has a population of about 500 persons and is situated on the edge of the Solway Firth which faces Scotland. (Firth is a term used for bay or estuary.)

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Hadrian’s Wall and Cumbrian Coast fortifications

Tonight, I am posting information on the Roman military fort known as Alauna at modern-day Maryport , on England’s north Cumbrian coastline.

Read more on Visit Senhouse Roman Museum, Visit Hadrian’s World Heritage Site…



018Above image shows Solway farming landscape

Today’s weather wasin stark contrast to that prevailing yesterday. We enjoyed perfect conditions comprising zero wind, 60F temperatures and blue skies all of which contributed to a very satisfying and productive trip.

Read more on Cycle Roman Frontiers, Cycle England…