Martin Tickner, Secretary of Cumbria ASA, said: "Good luck to Jack, Calum and Robbie Hudson in their quest to swim the River Eden from its source at Hell Gill to the Solway Firth
So he tagged five adult male geese this year at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre on the Solway Firth
before they head off this month to the High Arctic Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.
I've come out with the local haaf-net fishermen to experience the fierce tides that tear up and down the Solway Firth
and help to shape the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), a 115-square-kilometre stretch of land on the northeastern coast of Cumbria, separated at its upper end from southwest Scotland by the firth.
Paul family neighbors, however, knew shipowner James Younger in Whitehaven, across Solway Firth
. John Paul, deciding to head out to sea at the age of 13, signed up as Younger's apprentice.
Our last day was spent on the coastal path along the Solway Firth
, just south of Dumfries.
Last night, officials fighting the epidemic sweeping Dumfries and Galloway apologised to the public following complaints about carcasses of slaughtered livestock being loaded in full view of the busy coast road to top holiday area on the Solway Firth
He effected the construction in Britain of Hadrian's Wall (120 - 123) from Solway Firth
to the south of Tyne as a protection against the Picts and Scots.
Rescue chiefs are urging caution from sailors after a man had to be airlifted from the Solway Firth
Licences had been granted for UCG extraction under the Firth of Forth and Solway Firth
, but put on hold while the SNP decided whether to impose a ban.
On a clear day you can see the peaks of Helvellyn, Great Gable, Skiddaw and, across the Solway Firth
, Criffel from Hartside.
Criffel from Carsethorn "This oil painting of the Solway Firth
is by local artist Janina Harrower.
What is 73 miles long and stretches from the Solway Firth
to Wallsend on Tyne?