Mizen to Malin

After last year’s Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride, we found ourselves being attracted to Ireland’s equivalent end-to-end challenge – Mizen to Malin. That’s Mizen Head in County Cork to Malin Head in County Donegal.

The plan was to attempt this ride in 2015, but a hint of good weather in early September sent us scurrying into Google overdrive. It’s surprising what you can do when you put your mind to it and four days after committing to the trip we were cycling across Belfast in search of Central Station and the train to Dublin.
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Cycle Tourism

If you provide some form of tourism accommodation have you considered what you could be doing to make your business more appealing to cyclists?

With the post-Olympics buzz still ringing in our ears, now is a really great time for accommodation providers to give some serious thought to attracting cyclists to their hotels, guest houses, hostels and campsites.There are lots of things you can do to get yourself noticed by cyclists and to provide them with the services and facilities they will expect from a cycle-friendly establishment.
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