2021 – Land’s End to Scotland

Part Three – Edinburgh to John O Groats

As August turns into Winter, we’re off again… - After having finished the Lands End to London cycle we had decided that we really needed to do the Edinburgh…
Who needs Sunshine - We're beginning to understand more about the Scots now weve been here a few days. Firstly, they don't dress for…
Onward to Castlebay - Heading north from Tarbert we had two options, follow the minor road around the coast on 3 sides of a…
Running on Gin…. - We set out on our first proper ride in the Hebrides on a brighter morning and began our island hopping…
Flagged down by the Old Bill.. - Leaving Ullapool we joined the dreaded NC500 - the North Coast 500 - a touring route full of motorhomes, motorbikes…
Where’s the station… - Getting home from JOG with a tandem isn't easy. Most cycle tourers head to the nearest station and hop on…
The Last Leg - Ferry to Cromarty Top of hill overlooking Loch Ness No sign of Nessie! Castle Stalker The Jacobite Too scarey to…

Part Two – Land’s End to Ipswich

Madness I tell you, Madness…. - They say Madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results so why we have just…
Bring on the hills! - We arrived in Penzance at 8am having both had a poor night's sleep. I have to stress this wasn't due…
Have you got that the right way up? - I spend a lot of time planning our routes and we alway try to stay off the bigger roads, avoid…
Tilly can’t cope… - Tilly has been making a decidedly unhealthy sounding clunks when we hit pot holes and bump up on kerbs. I'd…
Uh oh…. - We left Bristol on the old Bath Railway, a gentle incline for 7km followed by a lovely roll down toward…

Part One – Ipswich to Scotland

And we are off again… - With lockdown relaxed and travel allowed we packed Tilly up and headed off southwards to Scotland. I know, Scotland North,…
The Cambridgeshire Alps - Day two started bright and sunny and we hurtled along BMW alley to get off the stretch as soon as…
Heading North… - On our rest day we decided to cycle into Peterborough, sans Panniers which felt really strange as Tilly handles so…
York - York Minster Someone's done the decent thing and put the Town out of their misery Entering Yorkshire from Lincolnshire for…
County Durham - The hills had been performing a pincer movement ever since we left York trying to hem us in and force…
Bonnie Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 - We crossed into Scotland having had yet another white van man moment where they come within a few inches of…
Round the World! - As you will know we are hilll phobic so we changed our return route to Edinburgh to avoid the Kinross…