The Route

Stage/Date Route Mileage Total
Part One1/Tue 05-vi-12. Home-Dalswinton. 5:06:55/14.6 74.78 74.78
2/ Wed 06-vi-12 Dalswinton-Newton Stewart via Southerness Point. 6:19:54/12.7 80.68 155.36
3/ Th 07-vi-12 Newton Stewart-Stranraer via Isle of Whithorn & Mull of Galloway.6:52:23/13.6 93.70 249.06
4/Fr 08-vi-12 Stranraer-Troon. (Olympic Torch Route Day 21 today, Stranraer-Glasgow. Follow it.) 5:28:24/11.7 64.40 313.46
5/ Sat 09-vi-12 Troon-Rhu via Erskine Bridge. 5:30:00/13.5 75.00 388.46
6/ Sun 10-vi-12 Rhu-Tighnabruaich via Kilcreggan, Rest and Be Thankful & Glen Lean. 7:04:51/12.2 86.49 474.95
7/ Mon 11-vi-12 Tighnabruaich-Tarbert via Ardlamont Point & Loch Fyne */ Computer down. 85 (9.77 – see Blog) 484.72
8/ Tue 12-vi-12 Tarbert-Campbeltown  via  Mull of Kintyre. Computer down. 72 556.72
9/ Wed  13-vi-12 Campbeltown-Oban via Tayinloan & Kilberry. Part 1 paused at Tarbert. New schedule for Parts 2 & 3 as follows, to be concluded anticlockwise 🙂 Computer down 85.00 (40 -see Blog) 596.72
Part Two Coinciding with Stages 10-15 of the Giro D’Italia 🙂 10/ Tue 14-v-13 Home-Kirk Yetholm. 7:04:59/13.4 94.93 691.65
11/ Wed 15-v-13 Kirk Yetholm-Edinburgh via Eyemouth & North Berwick, passing Flodden Field exactly 500 years after the battle. 7:48:33/11.1 87.20 778.85
12/ Th 16-v-13 Edinburgh-Dundee via Forth Bridge, Fife Ness, St. Andrews & Tay Bridge.7:14:28/11.9 86.16 865.01
13/ Fr 17-v-13 Dundee-Aberdeen via Montrose. 7:37:29/9.8 (!) 75.44 940.45
14/ Sat 18-v-13 Aberdeen-Banff via Oldmeldrum & Turriff (Revised bad weather route) 4:43:46/10.1 47.79 988.74
15/ Sun 19-v-13 Banff-Inverness via Lossiemouth & Fort George 6:41:39/12.7 85.27 1074.01
Part Three16/ T 18-vi-13 Inverness-Helmsdale via Black Isle, Cromarty Firth, Tarbat Ness & Dornoch *7:00:36/12.7 90.19 1164.20
17/ Wed 19-vi-13 Helmsdale-Thurso via Duncansby Head & Dunnet Head. 7:06:45/12.0 85.77 1249.97
18/ Th 20-vi-13 Thurso-Durness. 6:55:53/10.2 71.10 1321.07
19/ Fr 21-vi-13 Durness-Scourie 2:37:49/10.9 28.66 1349.73
20/ Sat 22-vi-13 Scourie-Ullapool via Lochinver 6:26:58/10.0 65.08 1414.81
21/ Sun 23-vi-13 Ullapool-Torridon via Poolewe. 7:22:25/11.5 85.49 1500.30
22/ Mon 24-vi-13 Torridon-Broadford. 5:10:55/10.7 55.75 1556.05
23/ Tue 25-vi-13 Broadford – Kilchoan via Armadale & Mallaig.* 7:00:58/10.5 74.00 1630.05
24/ Wed 26-vi-13 Kilchoan- Port Appin via Tobermory, Lochaline & Corran.* 5:31:44/12.7 70.68 1700.73
25/ Th 27-vi-13 Port Appin-Tarbert via Oban. The circle is complete!  6:00:35/12.2. Average pace 71 miles/day for 25 days. * Ferry travel not included in mileage calculations.
73.48 1774.21
26/ Fri 28-vi-13 Enough time to get to Corsica for the start of the Tour de France tomorrow? Still waiting for the call from Team Sky…..

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