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Lunardi’s landing place

The first flight in Scotland was made by the Italian balloonist Vincenzo Lunardi, on 5 October 1785. Early balloonists had no control over their vehicles, and on this occasion the wind took him from Edinburgh, over the Firth of Forth, … Continue reading

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Core paths

One of the glories of England and Wales for walkers is the public rights-of-way network. Buy an Ordnance Survey map, and you are free to follow any of the pink or green dotted lines. Moreover, landowners are not permitted to … Continue reading

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