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Hadrian’s Wall Cycle – All roads lead to South Shields

It was the last morning of our Hadrian’s wall cycle as I opened my weary eyes to be greeted by our trusted friend – the rain! It obviously loved our company as it waggled down from the sky panting like … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall cycle – Roman ruins to Corbridge

The delicious smell of bacon and eggs wafted along the corridor of the bed and breakfast as we pulled on our slightly damp cycling gear.  It was day three of our cycle following the length of Hadrian’s wall and today mileage … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall cycle – Silloth onwards to Gilsland

Nothing quite beats a hearty cooked breakfast before setting out on a day of cycling and we were treated to a feast as our generous host served us delicious baked beans, rashes of bacon, spoonfuls of scrambled eggs, piping hot … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall cycle to Whitehaven

Wrapped up in our waterproof gear the Boyfriend and I cycled down a gravel road spotted with puddles.  We were searching for the start of the Hadrian’s wall cycle route and we found it at the rocky ruins of the Ravenglass Roman … Continue reading

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The plan to battle Hadrian’s wall

I fondly recall this time last year when I had the accommodation booked, the map on hand and the bicycles checked and ready to ride - the British sunshine was out smiling and the earth was still hardy so it was … Continue reading

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