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 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

Crossing the finish line

LJMU outdoor education lecturer and renowned kayaker Adam Harmer talks about his highlights from Beeline Britain. For many Outdoor Enthusiasts and Educationalists, Gordonstoun School and the name Kurt Hahn means … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 1 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

Crossing the Cairngorms

Nick Beighton Royal engineer, double amputee, paralympian and 1/4 of the Beeline Britain describes his adventure across the cairngorms and the impact the journey had on him – a man … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 1 Comment


Many people have asked us Who are BLESMA, what do they do and why have we chosen to support them through Beeline Britain. BLESMA is a national charity that directly … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breaking new ground!

Ian O’Grady RAF helicopter crewman who originally came up with the Beeline Britain challenge sat down to recount some of his thoughts and feelings of the trip from Holyhead to … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 1 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

The Work Experience of a Lifetime? Beeline Britain Crew.

The Beeline Britain Crew was created to offer people like me a unique and exciting work experience to potentially change my life forever. The Crew programme is mixed development programme, … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Swapping paddles for peddles

Another leg complete as the Beeline Britain team reach mainland Scotland. Their arduous journey continues in the same vain as it began, with great excitement and a strong will to … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

The halfway point

  There was great support for the team as they left from Anglesey this morning and even with such an early 5am start it was inspiring to have our friends kayak … Continue reading

May 31, 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