Gretlon one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Gretna and Longtown.

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Grid Ref NY3183667282
Lat / Lon 54.99544° / -3.06699°
Easting / Northing 331,836E / 567,282N
What3Words edicts.revealing.prepped
Grid Ref NY3791468674
Lat / Lon 55.00874° / -2.97231°
Easting / Northing 337,914E / 568,674N
What3Words chucked.improving.desire

Gretlon One's land is

Arable 31.9%
Natural grass 3.1%
Pasture 25.8%
Urban 18.1%
Woods 21.1%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



05 Dec 2021 (edited 18 Sep 2022) Autumn

Majority of route on public highway. Route runs along side A6071 for 1.5 miles on footpath from Longtown. Path at times less than 70cm wide from kirbside, photo 1. Almost 1 mile on road section with soft, narrow verge. Route subject to highspeed vehicles and HGV's. Section on Springfield road has no footpath. Traffic also includes HGV at speed. Verge soft and narrow, has trees and bushes obstructions.
Steep steps on public footpath at Guards Mill, no footpath from path and over M6 and B7076 until hotel at Sark bridge.

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