Lands End To John O Groats Successfully Completed

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Posted by SiteAdmin - August 11, 2015 at 10:28 pm

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Facts, Figures & Photos from Phase 2 of Our LEJOG

Stage 1: Tan Hill to Middleton In Teesdale. 17.4 Miles.                                         We met very few people along this stretch.  Literally 3 hikers and 2 farmers! It was good to get going again, we desperately wanted to finish it, today, and the […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - August 10, 2015 at 4:03 pm

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Photos, Facts & Figures & Donations

Just to let you know that photos, facts & figures & donations will be added from week commencing 10 Aug.  I have started adding photos to some of the posts but got lots more information to add but running out of time as now going to be away for another week.  Please check back to see in next few weeks.

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 20, 2015 at 9:12 pm

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We Did It !!!!!!!

Day 15: Thurso to John O Groats, 21.5 miles.   WE DID IT !!!!!! We began our final day in Thurso, at the Pentland Hotel.  We had an addition to Mums panniers for this final day of cycling.  We had a bottle of bubbly and glasses attached in readiness to celebrate our achievement when we got there.  And we were […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 20, 2015 at 8:07 pm

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Bees and Seas

Day 13: Tain to Crask Inn, 39 miles: We began the day outside the Royal Hotel in Tain.  We received several donations from kind passers-by as we got ready.  Due to us cycling a few extra miles than intended on our previous couple of days of cycling, our days cycling today was to be shorter than we’d originally planned. From […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 17, 2015 at 6:08 pm

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Broken Bike & Whisky Trails

Day 10: Dunkeld to Dalwhinnie, 47 miles. We began our day outside Dunkeld Post Office where we’d finished our previous day of cycling.  The weather was quite a contrast this time, fairly heavy rain and on the chilly side.  Morag came out of the Post Office to wish us luck and a kind man donated into our collection pot, and […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 14, 2015 at 1:43 pm

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Forth Bridge Lights Up But The Midges Cant Catch Us!

Day 8: Heriot to Townhill, 52 miles. This day took us from the A7 junction near Heriot to Townhill, North of Edinburgh.  The weather had turned a bit, and it was pretty chilly to start with. We started off up a hill, then down the other side and followed along the valley and up over the hills.  We could see […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 9, 2015 at 8:10 pm

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Down Hill All The Way

Binned the Boots & Now On the bikes. As mentioned in the last post, due to Mum’s injuries we decided to continue on the bikes a couple of days early, so we came off hiking the Pennine Way at Bellingham and continued on our bikes.  Our first two days of cycling have been shorter days, so quite a nice starter […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 6, 2015 at 6:04 pm

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Over 100 Miles of Hiking in a Few Days – Now It’s Goodbye to the Punishing Beauty of the Pennine Way

Over 100 miles down and a change of plan…     Day 4: Alston to Walltown (nr. Greenhead), 21.5 miles: We knew we were in for a scorching day when we started walking from Alston on Tuesday morning.             As one Pennine Way book says, this was not the most memorable of stretches but that’s […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - July 2, 2015 at 9:05 pm

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The Highs and Lows So Far

The Highest Point on The Pennines to the  Lowest When We Were Blown Off Our Feet! What Has Happened So Far: Today was our first rest day and we were very grateful for it! Our first three days of the second stage of our Land’s End to John O’ Groats have gone well.  We’re not exactly speedy, Mum’s knee injury […]

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Posted by SiteAdmin - June 29, 2015 at 9:23 pm

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