Wales 2012

A group of eight of us are cycling the length and breadth of Wales to raise money for the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital Charitable Fund and for the Brompton Fountain.

The ride will start on September 21st and traverse Wales in four days, crossing three mountain ranges and covering about 220 miles. We start in the north west corner in Holyhead and finish in the south east corner in Chepstow.

Read Chris' story about the care provided at the Royal Brompton when his son, who was born with a heart condition, was treated there:

The team undertaking this epic journey are:

  • Chris Dallas
  • Alfie Purdue
  • Will Bridgman
  • Corin Newman
  • Norman Johns
  • Barbara Rossouw
  • Andy Nickless
  • George James

Our itinerary is:

Friday 21st September

  • Holyhead
  • Valley
  • Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
  • Bangor
  • Caernarfon
  • Porthmadog

Route map:
Distance: 98km
Height: 485m

Saturday 22nd September

  • Porthmadog
  • Dolgellau
  • Corris

Route map:
Distance: 52km
Height: 741m

Sunday 23rd September

  • Corris
  • Machynlleth
  • Llanidloes
  • Llangurig
  • Rhayadur
  • Newbridge on Wye
  • Builth Wells

Route map:
Distance: 97km
Height: 1054m

Monday 24th September

  • Builth Wells
  • Glasbury
  • Abergavenny
  • Usk
  • Chepstow

Route map:
Distance: 106km
Height: 923m

Total distance: 353km (217 miles)
Height: 3203m