Category: Road Trips

How to Complete the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 Hours

National 3 Peaks Challenge

As I type this, it’s a week on from our National 3 Peaks Challenge. This time last week we were en route from Ben Nevis to Scafell Pike in Bumper. The National Three Peaks Challenge was harder than I expected and I think I’m still feeling some of the effects from it…or it could just be work, who knows! Ha! I did the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Kirkwood Hospice. To find out more about the challenge, read on!

The Lake District – 4 Must Visit Beautiful Lakes of the Lake District (Plus Some Things to Do!)

The Lake District

We thought we’d have a short break in the Lake District and we had high hopes for it! So high, it would be very difficult to live up to them. We have friends who grew up not far from the Lakes and loads of recommendations from others to visit…but it didn’t quite live up to expectations. Apologies to all you Lake District fans out there K That’s not to say we didn’t have a good time. We did. And it was a great adventure, as you’d expect from The Bumper Crew, but it just lacked…something. And that something has made this post very difficult to write. It just wasn’t as inspiring as we’d hoped.

An Awesome Scotland Road Trip Part 2

Scotland road trip

A Scotland road trip Part 2! Welcome to part two of our Scottish road trip. Read to the bottom to find out how many miles we drove, how far we walked and how much we spent. We mentioned the blistering temperatures when we walked up Ben Nevis. Undoubtedly, we had the best of the weather on our Scotland road trip, with nothing but sun and warmth. Apart from at the top of Ben Nevis, of course.

10 Best Places to Visit in the Cotswolds

Before I get into the list of the 10 best places to visit in the Cotswolds, let’s talk a little about the place… When I think of the Cotswolds, I think of an area that is quintessentially English. If you want a taste of the best of what England has to offer, look no further than the Cotswolds. You will fall in love with the rolling hills, history, thatched cottages, and romantic views.

The Beautiful B3306 Road Trip Cornwall

I read about this great little road trip on the north Cornish coast here and thought we’d give it a go. We lived in Plymouth at the time so it wasn’t not too far away to go for a quick weekend away. Stacey is from Cornwall but has never driven the road before. I’d go as far to say she’s seen more of Cornwall since we’ve been together than during her entire existence before we met.