ARTHURIAN BRITAIN AND CELTIC SAINTS

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With just a week to go until the inaugural Pan Celtic Race is underway, here's another historical piece about Celtic Britain and Ireland, written by Roger Borlace, exploring the 'Dark Ages', myths of King Arthur and later Celtic Saints. In the first few centuries AD, the Roman Empire expanded to include large areas of ancient Britain, bringing with it some ... Read More

THE ANCIENT CELTS

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As our Pan Celtic Race riders will soon be exploring the rich cultures and varied landscape of Celtic Britain and Ireland, here's an overview of the Ancient Celts, written by Roger Borlace, to lay some foundations for further discoveries. Who were these people, where did they live and what stories and legends have come down to us over the years? ... Read More

2019 ROUTE GUIDE: WALES

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Journeying on to stage 3, our clan riders will face their bid for home and pit their wits against the wild landscape of Wales, through Celtic pathways centuries old and sites full of legend. The Ferry Crossing The crossing from Rosslare to Fishguard runs only twice a day, so this will prove an interesting timing challenge for riders. Once aboard, ... Read More

2019 ROUTE GUIDE: IRELAND

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Having ventured across the Scottish landscape, our Clan riders will travel west to Stage 2: Ireland, the Emerald Isle and the Celtic discoveries that await. The Ferry Crossing The Ferry crossing from Cairn Ryan to Belfast will give riders a few hours to rest, recharge and reflect on their journey so far. As they disembark the ferry at Belfast harbour, ... Read More

2019 ROUTE GUIDE: SCOTLAND

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The Pan Celtic Race invites riders to explore the Celtic lands of Scotland, Ireland and Wales, to face challenges along stunning roads that wind around ancient landmarks as their story is told. Stage 1: Scotland is full of vast landscapes, remote wilderness and cultural treasures from the past and present. Here are just some of the highlights awaiting riders. Before ... Read More