UK (John O’Groats to Land’s End)

We plan to ride from the tip of Scotland to the bottom of England, doing the classic John O’Groats to Land’s End bicycle ride.  After getting off the ferry at Harwich we will ride to London where we will spend a couple of days planning and seeing some old friends before we head north by train to our starting point.

15 August 2012 – Day 496 – To England
16 August 2012 – Day 497 – Through the English countryside to Maldon
17 August 2012 – Day 498 – Olympic fever to London
18/19 August 2012 – Day 499/500 – London times
20/21 August 2012 – Day 501/502 – To Scotland
22 August 2012 – Day 503 – To the edge of nowhere at John O’Groats
23 August 2012 – Day 504 – The start of JOGLE to Thurso
24 August 2012 – Day 505 – Hilly heather day to Bettyhill
25 August 2012 – Day 506 – Passing places in Northern Scotland
26 August 2012 – Day 507 – Nearing Dave’s clan home at Dingwall
27 August 2012 – Day 508 – Rain delay in Dingwall
28 August 2012 – Day 510 – To Leod Castle and on to Inverness
29 August 2012 – Day 510 – Looking for Nessie on the way to Fort Augustus
30 August 2012 – Day 511 – A three loch day to Duror
31 August 2012 – Day 512 – Red sky in the morning, bikers take warning
1 September 2012 – Day 513 – Hanging in Inveraray
2 September 2012 – Day 514 – Duncan to the rescue in Dunoon
3 September 2012 – Day 515 – A rough day on the Scottish roads to Coylton
4 September 2012 – Day 516 – Blue skies and green hills to Crocketford
5 September 2012 – Day 517 – Great Scotland sendoff to Blackford/Carlisle
6 September 2012 – Day 518 – Epic day in the Lake District to Keswick
7 September 2012 – Day 519 – Bike nerd posting from Keswick
8 September 2012 – Day 520 – Lake District ramble to Sedgwick
9 September 2012 – Day 521 – Exploring the Forest of Boreland to Slaidburn
10 September 2012 – Day 522 – Another hill, another dale, another storm  to Bolton
11 September 2012 – Day 523 – Wheely bins and tudor to Chester
12 September 2012 – Day 524 – Beyond Hope to Shelve
13 September 2012 – Day 525 – A short stroll along the border lands to Bucknell
14-15 September 2012 – Day 526-527 – From Bucknell to Briston
16 September 2012 – Day 528 – Bristol street scenes
17 September 2012 – Day 529 – Another day, another bike savior in Cheddar
18 September 2012 – Day 530 – Signs of the times on the way to Greenham
19 September 2012 – Day 531 – Into Dartmoor Forest at Moretonhampstead
20 September 2012 – Day 532 – Glamping in Looe
21 September 2012 – Day 533 – Two ferries and a cable to Carnon Downs
22 September 2012 – Day 534 – To the end of the Island – to Lands End
24 September 2012 – Day 536 – What lucky timing we have in Newlyn
26 September 2012 – Day 538 – Cottage update and the plan ahead
27 September 2012 – Day 539 – LeaveWithoutPay
28 September 2012 – Day 540 – Ferry weary and Cornwall musings
29 September 2012 – Day 541 – Journey to the continent begins – to Plymouth
30 September 2012 – Day 542 – Plymouth history
1 October 2012 – Day 543 – Back to the continent to Cherbourg

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