Week 51 – Bo’ness to Beal

Wednesday 18th to Tuesday 24th September 2019

Bo’ness to Queensferry 11.26miles
Queensferry to Murrayfield, Edinburgh 10.32miles
Murrayfield, Edinburgh to Musselburgh 11.51miles
Dunbar to Thorntonloch 8.02miles
Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed 10.61miles
Berwick-Upon-Tweed to Beal 10.82 miles

Total miles this week 62.54

Total miles to date 2281.02

Bo’ness

 

Bo’ness

 

Approaching Blackness. Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

Blackness Castle, Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

Blackness Castle, Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

Around the grounds of Hopetoun House, Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

The grounds of Hopetoun House, Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

Entrance to Hopetoun House, Bo’ness to Queensferry

 

Queensferry

 

Queensferry

 

Queensferry

 

Queensferry

 

Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Dalmeny House, Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Barnton, Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Ornate gate, Barnton. Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Corstorphine Wood, Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Corstorphine Wood, Queensferry to Murrayfield

 

Murrayfield to Musselburgh

 

Murrayfield to Musselburgh

 

Murrayfield to Musselburgh

 

Murrayfield to Musselburgh

 

Murrayfield to Musselburgh

 

Musselburgh

 

Detail of mussel sculpture, Musselburgh

 

Dunbar to Thorntonloch

 

Dunbar to Thorntonloch

 

Dunbar to Thorntonloch

 

Torness Nuclear Power Station, near Thorntonloch

 

Torness Nuclear Power Station, near Thorntonloch

 

Eyemouth

 

Eyemouth

 

Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Burnmouth harbour, Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Goodbye Scotland. Eyemouth to Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Castle Vale Park, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Under the main road bridge at Berwick-Upon-Tweed

 

Berwick-Upon-Tweed to Beal

 

Berwick-Upon-Tweed to Beal

 

 

Week 50 – Helensburgh to Bo’ness

Wednesday 11th to Tuesday 17th September 2019

Helensburgh to Balloch  10.41 miles
Balloch to Killearn  10.25 miles
Strathblane to Kilsyth 13.14 miles
Kilsyth to Falkirk 11.36 miles
Falkirk to Bo’ness 10.86 miles

Total miles this week 56.02

Total miles to date 2166.76

Helensburgh

 

Helensburgh to Balloch

 

Helensburgh

 

Helensburgh to Balloch

 

Helensburgh to Balloch

 

Helensburgh to Balloch

 

Part of an engraved bench, Balloch

 

Loch Lomond, Balloch

 

Balloch to Killearn

 

Balloch to Killearn

 

Balloch to Killearn

 

Strathblane to Kilsyth

 

Strathblane to Kilsyth

 

Bonnybridge, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Antonine Wall, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Antonine Wall, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Antonine Wall, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Falkirk Wheel, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Falkirk Wheel, Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Kilsyth to Falkirk

 

Helix Park, Falkirk

 

The Helix, Falkirk

 

The Kelpies, Falkirk, by sculptor Andy Scott

 

Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

Approaching the Avon aqueduct, Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

Avon aqueduct, Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

James Watts’s workshop, Kinneil. Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

Kinneil House, Falkirk to Bo’ness

 

Bo’ness

 

 

Week 49 – Ayr to Bowling

Wednesday 4th to Tuesday 10th September 2019

Ayr to Kilmarnock 6.33 miles
Barassie to Stevenston 12.91 miles
West Kilbride to Largs 10.65 miles
Largs to Wemyss Bay 5.76 miles
Glasgow to Bowling 11.85 miles

Total miles this week 47.5

Total miles to date 2110.74

 

Ayr

 

Ayr to Kilmarnock

 

Barassie to Stevenston

 

Barassie to Stevenston

 

Clydesdale horses. Barassie to Stevenston

 

The dragon on top of the dunes, Irvine

 

Irvine Bay

 

Irvine

 

Irvine

 

“The Carter and his Horse” by David Annand. Carters used to transport coal to Irvine Harbour

 

Barassie to Stevenston

 

A seat for one. Barassie to Stevenston

 

West Kilbride to Largs

 

Portencross Castle, West Kilbride

 

West Kilbride to Largs

 

West Kilbride to Largs

 

West Kilbride to Largs

 

“The Pencil”, Largs. A monument, which looks like a gigantic pencil, commemorates the defeat of a Viking fleet at this spot in 1263

 

Largs

 

Wemyss Bay railway station

 

Glasgow

 

One of the Glasgow Harbour Tunnel Rotundas. Built in the 1890s by the Glasgow Tunnel Company, the Rotunda covered 24-metre (79 ft) deep shafts to tunnels which enabled vehicular and pedestrian access to the other side of the river Clyde.

 

Cycle route besides the River Clyde

 

“Rise” by Andy Scott, which represents the regeneration of the River Clyde.

 

The Forth and Clyde Canal, Glasgow to Bowling

 

The Forth and Clyde Canal, Glasgow to Bowling

 

Bowling

 

Bowling Harbour

 

Bowling

Week 48 – Stranraer to Ayr

Wednesday 28th August to Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Stranraer to Glenapp 9.88 miles
Glenapp to Ballantrae  9.59 miles
Culzean Country Park to Maidens  3.73 miles
Culzean Country Park to Ayr  12.56 miles

Total miles this week 35.76

Total miles to date 2063.24

 

Glenapp to Stranraer

 

Glenapp to Stranraer

 

Glenapp to Stranraer

 

Cairnryan, Glenapp to Stranraer

 

Glenapp to Ballantrae

 

Glenapp to Ballantrae

 

Glenapp to Ballantrae

 

Glenapp to Ballantrae

 

Entering Culzean Country Park

 

Culzean Country Park

 

The fake “ruined” archway, the entrance to Culzean Castle

 

Culzean Castle

 

 

One of the many lovely trails throughout Culzean Country Park

 

Ayrshire Coastal Path

 

Approaching Maidens

 

Culzean to Ayr

 

Culzean to Ayr