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John O’Groats To Land’s End: The Traffic-Free Way

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Every year, hundreds of cyclists bike the distance between the northern tip of the United Kingdom – John O’Groats – and the southern point of Land’s End. It’s a journey of some 1,500km but not everyone makes this trip on the most quiet of roads. There are alternatives, however, including this route created by British […] Read More »

Cycling The West Highland Way


The West Highland Way is a 154km trail that runs from the outskirts of the Scottish city of Glasgow to Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis mountain. David Piper biked along this route in November. He tells us about the experience and gives tips so that you can cycle the same path. Read More »

Wedding Weekend

3917 3875 3873 We went to the marriage of Kevin & Julia on Saturday, one of our last weekends away before the big trip. Andrew met Kevin when they both worked at the FT. It was a lovely afternoon for the wedding, despite starting out a bit rainy. After dancing the night away, we then […] Read More »