The Kent Coast basks in the Sunshine

Day three and we awoke again to delightful blue skies and the seagulls squawking outside.  The sea sparkled under the rays of the sun and it looked so inviting.  After a sumptuous breakfast the beautiful weather easily encouraged us back onto our bicycles. We continued to cycle east along the concrete path beside the coast.Continue reading “The Kent Coast basks in the Sunshine”

Wheeling to Whitstable

Greeted with glorious morning sunshine Rochester was ours to explore. We cycled through streets hiding clusters of Tudor buildings, and headed towards the shadows of Rochester Castle.  It stood towering over the town looking all dark and gloomy like a powerful old King. We spent the morning acting like children let loose in a playground.Continue reading “Wheeling to Whitstable”

Tower bridge and beyond by bike

London’s surprise of late summer sunshine brings back memories of the glorious sunshine we had one weekend in April and the unexpected cycle journey we went on. There had been no map or plan, but we were keen to escape London.  Having already cycled west along the river Thames curiosity tempted us to discover theContinue reading “Tower bridge and beyond by bike”

Wandling along the Wandle trail

Are there times when you want to cycle along on your bicycle at a slower pace and enjoy your surroundings? –  At times, this can be quite difficult in the busy streets of London. Well, the other day I discovered a trail in south London that allowed me to pedal along like a slithering snailContinue reading “Wandling along the Wandle trail”

Cycling Cornwall’s Clay Trail

The Eden Project sat with its domes shining in the sunshine as we mounted our bicycles ready to go exploring through a landscape which had been created from 250 years of clay mining.  The recreational paths around here are aptly named the ‘Clay trails‘ for that very reason. The clay mined from this corner ofContinue reading “Cycling Cornwall’s Clay Trail”

Get away on The Granite way – Devon

When you wake to grey skies and the whistle of the wind battering the bedroom window you sometimes want to snuggle back under the covers for just that little bit longer, but we didn’t have time.  The plan was to cycle the Granite Way, a mainly traffic-free cycle path between the towns of Okehampton andContinue reading “Get away on The Granite way – Devon”