The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

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


Sustrans Route 3 – Over the Tamar Bridge

As you may know, Jenny does not like bridges. We’ve crossed the Mississippi and Mekong, and part of her ‘fear’ has been due to less than bicycle friendly crossings of those mighty rivers. Now, thanks to the wonderful work of Sustrans providing cycle lanes across our major bridges, Jenny has tamed the Tamar. Alongside Brunel’s… Read More

Shortest Coast to Coast?

From the Hayle estuary to Marazion it is a short 6 mile cycle ride through quiet Cornish country lanes along Sustrans NCN route 3. There is nothing spectacular about this short ride, but the start and finish of what is arguably the shortest coast to coast ride in England, is truly outstanding. It begins in… Read More

Coast to Coast Cornwall

Lately, we have been cycling some of England’s finest Coast to Coast routes. Now we are in Cornwall and there are still more C2C adventures. Our latest cycle trip is a short 12 mile outing from Devoram on the South Cornwall Coast near Falmouth to Portreath situated on the North Cornwall Coast. This path is… Read More

And Then There Were Six!

For those who are bothered and are eagle eyed, you may have noticed the subtle addition on our header. Yes, there are now six grandchildren! The latest potential cyclist came into the world yesterday. It will be a good while before we can cajole him onto two wheels, so in the meantime we’re off to… Read More