Category Archives: England

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Back to the continent – Plymouth to Poole to Cherbourg France by train and ferry

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(written by Nancy) Just a short note to let everyone know that we have made it back into France after three trains and a ferry ride.  It has been a long day of public transport but we made it without … Continue reading

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Journey to the continent begins – Newlyn to Plymouth (10/21,222k, 20m)

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(written by Dave) The first step of our new convoluted trip to the continent was a success.  By bike and train, we’ve moved down the coast from Newlyn to Plymouth.  We probably didn’t need to stop here in Plymouth as … Continue reading

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Ferrly weary and Cornwall musings

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(written by Dave) We reported yesterday that our ferry to Spain has been cancelled.  Today we’ve been trying to come up with a viable Plan B.  The ferry company has no idea when, or if, ferries will go to Spain … Continue reading

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Cottage update and the plan ahead

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(written by Dave) We’ve had two restful days in the cottage, watching the rain and sun take turns outside.  It is great to be inside, rather than riding.  Yesterday I cleaned the bikes and fixed a few bits.  I managed … Continue reading

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What lucky timing we have – resting in Newlyn

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(written by Dave) What good timing we have.  The last two days have been very wet here in Newlyn and the BBC has featured headlines like those below. UK braced for one month of rainfall in 24 hours Autumn arrives … Continue reading

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To the end of the island – Carnon Downs to Land’s End (77/21,212ks, 1040m)

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(written by Nancy) Well, we finally made it to Land’s End!  It took us longer than we expected but today we finally reached the southern edge of Great Britain.  And it feels really good to be done with that! The … Continue reading

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Two ferries and a cable – Looe to Carnon Downs (69/21,135ks, 1,060m)

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(written by Dave) We both slept pretty well in the camping pod.  It was very quiet and much warmer than our tent.  Plus, this morning we didn’t have to worry about drying the tent so we were able to start … Continue reading

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Glamping in Looe – great day from Moretonhampstead (75/21,066ks, 1,210m)

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(written by Dave) It’s late and it was a hard day so this will be brief.  I’ll post a few extra pictures because it was such a scenic day.  We had a fantastic ride over the moors of the Dartmoor … Continue reading

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Into the Dartmoor Forest – Greenham to Moretonhampstead (60/20,991ks, 820m)

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(written by Nancy) Boy was it cold, cold, cold last night.  We had clear skies (I could see many stars when I got up about 2 am), which meant that the temperature really dropped.  That made it very hard to … Continue reading

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Signs of the times – Cheddar to Greenham (67/20,931ks, 570m)

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(written by Dave) First the good news, no bike issues today.  The new wheel is holding up great and we had a trouble-free day – nice.  We didn’t quite make it back to the semi-official route that we are following … Continue reading