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Solway Firth

(sŏl`wā), arm of the Irish Sea, c.40 mi (60 km) long, separating NW England from SW Scotland. The waterway, which has a tidal bore, receives the Esk, Annan, Urr, Eden, and Derwent rivers. It has important salmon fisheries. Hadrian's WallHadrian's Wall,
ancient Roman wall, 73.5 mi (118.3 km) long, across the narrow part of the island of Great Britain from Wallsend on the Tyne River to Bowness at the head of Solway Firth. It was mainly built from c.A.D.
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 terminated at Bowness, on the south shore.

Solway Firth

an inlet of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)
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Back on dry land, Solway Coast AONB manager Brian Irving and his team are working hard to protect another struggling local species: the natterjack toad, a rare amphibian that lives in sand dunes and salt marshes.
The three-day charity bike ride will see Troy and his Paul cycle from Glannaventa Roman Bath House in Ravenglass and head northwards along the Cumbrian coast to Solway coast before heading east from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle, through the Northumberland National Park and along the River Tyne to Tynemouth.
Hadrian's Wall Heritage coordinates the service on behalf of partners in the Hadrian's Wall Bus Partnership - Northumberland County Council, Cumbria County Council, Northumberland National Park Authority, English Heritage, National Trust, Carlisle City Council and the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The next round of the STRC is the Solway Coast Rally at the Dundrennan Military Ranges on August 5.
The 20–year–old drives a 1984 Vauxhall Nova with a Suzuki engine and recently won his class in the Solway Coast Rally.
Solway Holiday Village is situated in the pretty Victorian town of Silloth on the scenic Solway coast.
7m Roman Maryport development is at Camp Farm, a Victorian model farm including a Roman fort and civilian settlement in the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
First up, the picturesque Solway Coast Rally was held at the Dundrennan military range with Mark McCulloch and co-driver Michael Hendry taking the honours in their Mitsubishi Evo, followed by John Marshall and Scott Crawford in their Subaru Impreza and Gary and Gordon Adam in third place in their Ford Escort Mk II.
The wind had died down and the sun shone over the Solway coast as we hurtled down the wire at breakneck speed, screaming with laughter.
The award was given for the Bus AD122 initiative serving the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage site from the centre of Newcastle to the Solway Coast.
The festival has been organised by the RSPB, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and English Nature.
Set within 24 acres of the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway countryside, The Park of Brandedleys is a superb location from where to explore the surrounding area, the nearby Solway Coast or to just take time out to relax and unwind.