Pennine Chain

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 (pĕn′īnz′) also Pennine Chain
A range of hills extending about 260 km (160 mi) southward from the Cheviot Hills on the Scottish border to central England. Sometimes called "the backbone of England," it rises to 893 m (2,930 ft) at Cross Fell.

Pen′nine Chain′

a range of hills in N England, extending from the S Midlands to the Cheviot Hills. Highest peak, 2930 ft. (893 m).
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Noun1.Pennine Chain - a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers
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Paul was one of a host of high profile ex-players who supported the annual golf day on a glorious afternoon in the Pennine hills to help raise more than 2,500 for the charitys player welfare programme.
Nearby is Talkin Tarn, a 165-acre country park with woodlands and meadows surrounding a glacial lake with the Pennine Hills as a backdrop.
On a clear day the Pennine hills fringe the horizon and the bright lights of Mancunia stretch for miles.
Paul Dene Marlor uses watercolours to great effect in his Pennine hills and woods paintings.
Cloudy and misty with fog over hills, and outbreaks of rain becoming persistent and heavy, especially over Pennine hills. Winds will become southerly, and strong in exposed areas.
Upcoming highlights of the route include Wynch bridge, which crosses the River Tees above Low Force waterfalls, and breathtaking views of the North Pennine hills which walkers will see as they turn right onto the Pennine Way-marked footpath and follow the course of the river.
It runs along the backbone of England, the Pennine Hills, and starts at Edale, in the Derbyshire Peak District, goes through the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Park and ends at Kirk Yetholm, just inside the Scottish border.
Officers were called after a "large amount of fumes" came from the blaze in the trailer of the articulated lorry, found on fire on a country road in the Pennine hills above Rochdale.
Take a scenic stroll to the top of Castle Hill and you'll be taken aback by the stunning views of both Huddersfield and the surrounding Pennine hills.
And elsewhere, cyclist Julian has fallen off his bike in the remote Pennine Hills and been thrown into a cattle grid.
In the first episode, a Northumberland cyclist comes off his bike in the Pennine Hills and suffers serious facial injuries.
Jonny English was born in Rossendale, England, and grew up in the 1950's near Manchester, England in the heart of the Pennine Hills. He spent his early years on his Grandmother's farm, The Willows.