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norfolk to scotland

hi do any of you guys and girls know any nice routes plus any biker friendly campsites traveling from hunstanton and would like to stay fairly close to the coast up to scotland got 10 days to do it. any nice awsome places to see would be great.
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Keilder Forest; fantastic place.
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Peddars Way

We had great fun driving the Peddars way (which is open to cars and bikes if you are inclined). Not sure what you are riding, but a couple of nice fords (near Castle Acre I think) as well as some great scenery. This is very near your start I think.

Although if you are doing it ten days this might not be the sort of thing you are considering ...
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hi yea i have rode pedders was several times luckilly before they closed parts off to bikes its not worth doing now as you really have to go out your way to get round the closed off parts
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Aberdeenshire (Moray) have some fantastic coastal camp sites. We love both Banff & Portsoy, but we think Portsoy has the edge for location. We have some excellent roads in this part of the world as well if you get this length.
If the midgies like to bit yu then you would be best to stay on the East Coast, but for scenery head to the West Coast in particularly Applecross in Wester Ross its just FANTASTIC, that goes for the roads & the camp site.
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Keilder Forest; fantastic place.
+1 on Kielder, also south east Scotland is a revelation, fantastic scenery.
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norfolk to scotland wild camping

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hi do any of you guys and girls know any nice routes plus any biker friendly campsites traveling from hunstanton and would like to stay fairly close to the coast up to scotland got 10 days to do it. any nice awsome places to see would be great.
thanks matt
Hi matt I had three weeks wild camping in scotland last july/august on the enfield clocked up 2892 miles as it rained every day rode a lot, there is far too much to put on here that i can tell you, roads, camping spots, are you just going to scotland or are you going to tour it, you can easly make it in to scotland in one day then tour, calendar one good ride first day, this night book a campsite, then glen coe, isle isle of skye over to inverness, up to dunnit head area thurso around the top down the west coast, taking in the small roads etc.etc.
I don't how it can be done on the forum but i could meet up with you and tell you more, i come from boston lincs, could meet at sutton bridge or some thing like that, never been on a forum sending mail so i will need help.

regards oldertimer
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Hi Matt,
Just got back after a week up there, fantastic!

Campsites are all biker friendly, but especially Applecross and Scourie, great sites and cheap, with stunning views.
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Anti-Clockwise

I've just done a anti-clockwise route two weeks ago and even though I've lived in Scotland for 10 years now It had to be rated as one of the best trips ever.!!

Edinburgh- Aviemore- Wick- (John '0 Groats+ Dunnit Head)- Thurso- Ullapool- Applecross (Alpine road)- Fort William- Edinburgh.

Good campsites en route and the roads from Thurso to the end of the Applecross alpine route will blow your mind.

Not many great scenery pictures as I was riding the heck out of the bike and having WAAAY too much fun!
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