Offa’s Dyke marks the boundary between England & Wales, but the impressive earthworks weren’t enough to stop the marauding hordes of Prince Llewellyn & Owain Glyndwr. As you follow the river valleys upstream through meadows & moorland, you can see why it was so important to defend this beautiful countryside.
Scotland’s iconic Loch Ness will be the setting for a monster cycling event - Etape Loch Ness. The event will welcome 1,250 cyclists to take part in the 67-mile cycle sportive, which is open to both novices and experienced riders.
It will take place on traffic-free roads around the banks of Loch Ness on 4 May, 2014. The timed challenge not only offers a thrilling ride, but the route will also treat cyclists to views of some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery.