North Ireland – Giant Causeway

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง We left Derry in the morning toย Ballymoney . On the way we saw Dunluce castle. The iconic ruin of the castle sitting on a rocky outcrop , connected to mainland via a bridge. In the 17th century Dunluce was the seat of the earls of County Antrim and saw the establishment of a small town in 1608. Our next stop was Carrick-a- rede (rope bridge).ย Connected to the cliffs by a rope bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, Carrick-a-Rede Island (home to a single building - a fisherman's cottage) is the final destination.…
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Sunday Cycling from Northwood to Uxbridge

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง This was a 27 mile linear Chilterns bike ride starting from Northwood tube station (zone 6) at 10.50am taking in Rickmansworth, Sarratt, Chenies, and Denham before finishing at Uxbridge tube station on Sunday 3rd September. The route was on a mixture of country lanes, minor roads, parks and canal paths as well as cycle paths. The ride also included a couple of hills which is unavoidable in the Chilterns. There was an early coffee stop at Batchworth Lock cafe Rickmansworth then a short climb to the village of Sarratt where we…
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North Ireland – Derry

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฎ๓ ฉ๓ ฒ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฎ๓ ฉ๓ ฒ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฎ๓ ฉ๓ ฒ๓ ฟ๓ ง๓ ข We had an early morning flight from Stanstead to Londonderry . Our hotel was next to river Foyle , with a great view of the other side of the river. ย It is the only remaining complete walled city in Ireland and one of the finest example of a walled city in Europe. Our first stop was walking over city walls.ย The Walls areย approximately 1 mileย (1.6 km) in circumference and which vary in height and width between 3.7 andย 10.7 metresย (12 and 35 feet), are completely intact. There are 7 gates out of which…
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