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He has walked from the furthest North at Dunnet Head to the furthest South at Lizard Point, and from furthest West at Ardnumurchan to the most Easterly of Ness Point, helping to raise £30,000 in the process.

Sunday, 17th April 2016, 08:00 am

Now the Rev Bob Higham, of Berwick, is starting on a trek from the Solway to Lamberton, aiding a charity in Nepal.

He revealed his latest project on Tuesday when he was guest speaker at Berwick Rotary Club.

He is a former trustee of the Nepal Leprosy Trust.

He retraced, for Rotarians, the walk from West to East, which, he said, totalled around 1,000 miles because of his meanderings on both side of the border.

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He said the first day, which took him to Rannoch Moor, was the hardest and the most beautiful.

Through Strathspey, the Trossachs, the West Highland Way, St Cuthbert’s Way, St Oswald’s Walk, the Roman Wall, Ministeralles and Weardale, he reached the Pennine Way, the Yorkshire Wolds, the Humber and the Viking Way.

On he went, in well-planned stages, to Oakham and the Siesta Cular, and the spectacular Rutland Water, Peterborough, Oulton Broad and Lowestoft.

His walked ended with a family celebration with his wife Diana and his two daughters.

It had been an enjoyable, rewarding experience, much of it completed alone and on several days in heavy rain.