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GRID REF: NY352619 POST­CODE: CA6 4BL HOW TO GET THERE: Leave the M6 at Junc­tion 44 and drive onto the Carlisle by­pass signed for Work­ing­ton. Take the first right turn off the first round­about and drive to Rockcliffe vil­lage driv­ing through this and tak­ing the sec­ond left turn which brings you to the River Eden. For the Boat House, keep go­ing and, on a sharp bend to the right, drive straight on. For Gretna, keep on this mi­nor road un­til you hit the road par­al­lel to the mo­tor­way and turn left and left again into Gretna. Take the first left at the round­about by the garage and left at the sharp bend to the right. Old Grait­ney is on the back road in Gretna. Old Sands­field can be found off the mi­nor road to Burgh off the by­pass fol­low­ing the signs for Ed­ward 1 mon­u­ment in Burgh WHERE TO PARK: Space for sev­eral cars on the verge by the river at Rockcliffe TER­RAIN: The sur­rounds are mainly flat but of­ten muddy. Best to check the tides for best re­sults with low tides of­fer­ing ac­cess at all sites AC­CES­SI­BIL­ITY: All-year-round walks. FA­CIL­I­TIES: Carlisle and Gretna PUB­LIC TRANSPORT: Buses travel to Rockcliffe and Gretna. Trains from Carlisle or Gretna, Trav­e­line, tel: 0870 6082608 LO­CAL GUIDE: Web: sol­wayshore­walker.word­press. com/2017/09/20/the-sol­waysalt­marshes-2-rockcliffe-marsh/ OR­GAN­I­SA­TION: For per­mit ac­cess, Cum­bria WT Gosling Sike Farm/ Houghton Road, Carlisle CA3 0LD. Tel: 01228 598799 COUNTY RECORDER: Chris Hind, email: [email protected] MAPS: OS Ex­plorer 314/315, OS Lan­dranger 85

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