Beeline Britain

One of the Last Great British Adventures…….

National Adventure Awards 2016

Beeline Britain team member Tori James has been nominated in the ‘Adventurer of the Year’ category of the National Adventure Awards. Voting closes tonight. Simply visit www.scottishadventureawards.com/the-public-vote/ to cast your vote. … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

One year on…..

One year on……..Ian O’Grady reflects on the Beeline Britain journey and provides a summary of the team’s achievements. Four years ago it seemed inconceivable that this ‘end to end’ journey … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Geographical Magazine – April Edition

Read about the Beeline Britain team’s first and most challenging leg of their journey in this month’s Geographical magazine. In an article written by team member Tori James, find out … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

March 2015 events featuring Beeline Britain

The Beeline Britain film As The Crow Flies continues to attract attention and this month it has been awarded the Sir Edmund Hilary Award from the California Mountain Film Festival. … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

DVD & downloads available now

As The Crow Flies is the award-winning documentary film about the Beeline Britain journey. Directed and produced by Ian Burton of Image Impossible the film was awarded the People’s Choice … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

As The Crow Flies wins People’s Choice Award

As The Crow Flies wins the prestigious People’s Choice Award at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2014. Ian Burton of Image Impossible spent 28 days with the Beeline Britain team in … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tori talks to Guardian Travel

Looking for some inspiration for the next adventure? As hundreds of outdoor lovers head to the Lake District this weekend for the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, Beeline Britain’s Tori James … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

As The Crow Flies

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the length of the UK with no legs? Join us for the London premiere of Beeline Britain’s feature documentary As … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lecture & film screening announced

We are very excited to announce that on Friday 28th November 2014 we’ll be sharing our record-breaking journey with an audience at the Royal Geographical Society in London. This is your … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beeline Talks – July 2014

On Wednesday 2nd July and on Wednesday 9th July Beeline Britain team member Tori James will be talking about her record-breaking challenges, including the latest Beeline Britain journey. Dates: Wednesday … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Royal Congratulations

They’ve done it! On Friday 13th June the Beeline Britain team completed the first ever straight-line journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The Beeline Britain team, arrived at the … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Delights from DofE

Before heading up Glen Tilt the team received this tweet “Make sure to check out bridge grid ref 956763 Glen Tilt on way past. River right, upstream side location” Big thanks … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

South Wales to North Wales by kayak

It seemed to take forever to reach Porth Dafarch on the Isle of Anglesey. We had spent the night paddling across Cardigan Bay being drawn to the intermittent beam from … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Carrying the baton

Throughout our straight-line journey we will be carrying a unique and symbolic object. Presented to us during our visit to RAF Benson, the Baton has been crafted from the handle … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Introducing Lady Kate

There’s one very important member of the team who we haven’t introduced to you yet. The Lady Kate is a 24 metre converted fishing trawler which will play a key part … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Event – 6 May – Liverpool

Members of the media are invited to attend a press event to meet the Beeline Britain team and student crew.   Who: Beeline Britain team and student crew What: Photo … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video – 24 hour training paddle

The Beeline Britain team’s longest paddle on the line from Land’s End to John O’Groats is expected to take over 36 hours. Watch this video to see how they got … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Paddle Power to Preston

Situated between the Lake District and Manchester there is a stretch of water known as the Lancaster Canal, probably not the most likely venue for a training event. But with … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welsh Weather Batters Beeline Boaters

The forecast was horrific, nevertheless we met up in north Wales for our January training weekend. Unsurprisingly, Nick chose to stay at home with Jonah, his 4 week old son, … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tandem Training

There were whoops of excitement when Adam walked into his front room carrying boxes of gear from Palm Equipment. We unwrapped spray decks, buoyancy aids, thermal onesies(!), tow lines, dry … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment