Day Seven

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Amazingly my ankles are feeling much better and today we cycled the Kingdom!

Kingdom Cycle Route!

We left Peebles slightly later than scheduled and made our way towards the city of Edinburgh.

In front of Edinburgh Castle

The weather was fine, no rain and a trailing wind behind us. We made our way through the traffic and dodgy road conditions to find our first stop of the day and to refuel with haggis and a cup of tea… lovely!

Haggis!

Progress was slow out of the city, but we finally found the stunning Fourth Bridge.

Crossing Fourth Bridge

We ‘got our groove on’ and started eating up the miles, however a few aches and pains started to show along the long bumpy roads towards the Crook of Devon and this did cost us some time. After a pep talk, pit stop and some ‘man up’ tablets in Dunning; home of the famous Dupplin Cross at St Serfs Church we started the final leg of the day towards the Bridge of Cally. The roads were good, wind was in our favour and everyone was feeling better.

As we got within sniffing distance of the final destination of Corriefodley Holiday Park we thought it was only right to reward ourselves for our sterling effort this afternoon, so we dived into a charming hotel for a couple ales, a ‘wee dram’ and a cup of tea (or six) for me. All in all a top effort by everyone today as there were a few injuries starting to show but the team held together to pull on through to the end.