The Schedule

1,600 miles, 40 days, 6 stages and 29 Samaritans’ branches

Our route follows National Cycle Routes 2, 21, 15, 1, 165 and 766.
There’s a Samaritans branch at most of our overnight stops. They’re marked with an *

Stage 1

Sussex and Kent, (Mon 15th – Fri 19th April)

190 miles

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St Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield, East Sussex

Leg 1 Monday 15th April – Hastings to Tunbridge Wells* 46 miles. (Completed)

Leg 2 Tuesday 16th April – Tunbridge Wells to Ashford* 42 miles (Completed)

Leg 3 Wednesday 17th April – Ashford to Canterbury* 21 miles (Completed)

Leg 4 Thursday 18th April – Canterbury to Rochester* 40 miles (Completed)

Leg 5 Friday 19th April – Rochester to Bexleyheath* 40 miles (Completed)

 

 


 

Stage 2

Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, (Sat 20th April – Wed 24 April)

223 miles

Norfolk Broads 2
The Norfolk Broads – stunning landscapes in one of England’s most recently designated National Parks

Leg 6 Saturday 20th April – Dartford to Chelmsford* 60 miles (Completed)

Leg 7 Sunday 21st April – Chelmsford to Colchester* 35 miles (Completed)

Leg 8 Monday 22nd April – Colchester to Diss 45 miles (Completed)

Leg 9 Tuesday 23rd April – Diss to Norwich* 25 miles (Completed)

Leg 10 Wednesday 24th April – Norwich to Burnham Market 52 miles (Completed)


 

Stage 3

Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, (Fri 26th April – Thur 2nd May)

280 miles

Humber Bridge
The Humber Bridge – connecting Lincolnshire to Yorkshire and part of National Cycle Route 1

Leg 11 Friday 26th April – Burnham Market to Kings Lynn* 33 miles (Completed)

Leg 12 Saturday 27th April – Kings Lynn to Boston 50 miles (Completed)

Leg 13 Sunday 28th April – Boston to Lincoln* 40 miles (Completed)

Leg 14 Monday 29th April – Lincoln to Hull* 65 miles (Completed)

Leg 15 Tuesday 30th April – Hull to Bridlington* 40 miles (Completed)

Leg 16 Wednesday 1st May – Bridlington to Scarborough* 25 miles (Completed)

Leg 17 Thursday 2nd May – Scarborough to Whitby 25  miles (Completed)


 

Stage 4

Durham, Northumberland and the Scottish Borders (Sat 4th May – Fri 10th May)

 337 miles

Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Castle, 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick- upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Leg 18 Saturday 4th May – Whitby to Egton (North Yorks Moors) 8 miles (Completed)

Leg 19 Sunday 5th May – Egton to Middlesbrough* 32 miles (Completed)

Leg 20 Monday 6th May – Middlesbrough to Sunderland* 50 miles (Completed)

Leg 21 Tuesday 7th May – Sunderland to Ashington* 40 miles (Completed)

Leg 22 Wednesday 8th May – Ashington to Berwick upon Tweed 60 miles (Completed)

Leg 23 Thursday 9th May – Berwick upon Tweed to Selkirk* 50 miles (Completed)

Leg 24 Friday 10th May – Selkirk to Edinburgh* 60 miles (Completed)

 


 

Stage 5

Scottish Highlands and Coast (Sun 12th May – Fri 17th May)

335 miles

 

Leg 25 Sunday 12th May – Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy* 35 miles (Completed)

Leg 26 Monday 13th May – Kirkcaldy to Dundee* 40 miles (Completed)

Leg 27 Tuesday 14th May – Dundee to Aberdeen* 80 miles (Completed)

AberdeenAberdeen – the ‘granite’ city and oil capital of Scotland

Leg 28 Wednesday 15th May – Aberdeen to Turiff  50 miles (Completed)

Leg 29 Thursday 16th May – Turiff to Elgin* 60 miles (Completed)

Leg 30 Friday 17th May – Elgin to Inverness* 50 miles (Completed)


 

Stage 6

Northern Scotland, Orkney and Shetland (Sun 19th May – Thur 23rd May)

195 miles

John O'Groats
The end of the mainland but there’s still Orkney and Shetland to come

Leg 31 Sunday 19th May – Inverness to Bonar Bridge 60 miles (Completed)

Leg 32 Monday 20th May – Bonar Bridge to Tongue 50 miles (Completed)

Leg 33 Tuesday 21st May – Tongue to Thurso* 45 miles (Completed)

Leg 34 Wednesday 22nd May – Thurso to Kirkwall* 20 miles and ferry (Completed)

Leg 35 Thursday 23rd / Friday 24th May – Kirkwall to Lerwick* 20 miles and ferry (Completed)