The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

One big world, 2 bikes, 6 grandchildren many postcards…


Vango 600XL

We love this tent! Since cycle touring with a small 2 person lightweight tent we had never imagined such luxury could be obtained. I just got extremely fed up crawling out of a small space with hardly any room to shelter in bad weather, let alone store our pannier bags. After all we are in… Read More

Devon Coast to Coast Part 2

Reluctantly, we left Yarde Orchard on a damp Tuesday morning on the wet, Stony, dirty Tarka Trail. It was not long before we were off the trail winding through picturesque Devon villages. We were on the way to Okehampton and it was extremely up and down, especially into the town. Jenny discovered our first puncture… Read More

Devon Coast to Coast

Well, after a wonderful week with family and friends at Woolacombe, we are again Grandparentsonabike. Now we are cycling the Devon Coast to Coast, 100 miles from Ilfracombe to Plymouth. We had a short stop on our first day camping in the field of the scenic Barn Park Campsite, perfect for touring cyclists at £10… Read More

Grandparents Without Bikes

We have parked up our bikes for a fabulous family week in Woolacombe, Devon. Last Sunday, we celebrated our 40th ruby wedding anniversary with family and friends, especially our 5 wonderful grandchildren. Now we are fresh and ready for the Devon Coast to Coast next week.