August 13, 2020

My first experience in Iceland was on a 6th Form school expedition  in the Summer of 1966. We hiked with packs through the Southern Highlands, located over 100 miles East from Reykjavik. We were led by then well know ‘Mr Iceland’ Dick Philips, a Brit who was living in...

June 7, 2020

Here are 12 long distance cycle routes in the UK and Ireland mostly for duration up to 4 days except for two which are full weeks. There is a mix of on and off-road, and some with both. Two are in Scotland, one in Wales and two in Ireland. The rest in England. Four are...

May 18, 2020

With people being encouraged to get back to ‘non-essential’ work when they are

unable to work from home, this is inevitably increasing passengers on the rail network, and for Londonders, the Underground and Overground particularly. 

I was asked last week by a cycling col...

May 11, 2020

Ben Eige Nature Reserve near Torridon

In June 2002 I led a group of keen cyclists up the West Coast of Scotland from Mallaig to Lochinver. This 4 day Ride in late May was fabulous. We were blessed with dry and mainly sunny weather with snow still on the tops, creating e...

May 3, 2020

Welcome to my 3rd Lockdown Blog.  You may be thinking, at last, a blog on Cycling. Surely, this being a cycling website, why so long before cycling is discussed? Well, that’s simple – in these unusual times we have been advised not to go on rides of more than say a cou...

April 27, 2020

Welcome to my second Blog whilst in Lockdown.  As you can see from the title it’s about local walks from my home in Abbots Langley- next week the blog will be about LOCAL CYCLING!

Walking has become a more popular pastime for many of us, and to follow the lock...

April 19, 2020

For many years now I have been going to a local gym 3 times a week where I do a variety of resistance work-outs including what you may regard as Pilates positions for about one hour. This has kept me strong, fit and flexible. Some but not much is aerobic so occasionall...

November 23, 2019

February 18, 2019

Cycling, hiking, running, swimming, gym – as much or as little of any or all of these under expert supervision of CycleFriendly and Everyone Active Woodside.

Make sure you check out the the agenda attached!

February 20, 2018

Saturday 29th September to Saturday 6th October 2018

We have been running the 5 day cycle ride between Dubrovnik and Split together with its islands for 6 years. We operate a fantastic unique route which can be seen in detail on the Croatia page of this web site.

We are...

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