The Beacon Bike: Around England and Wales In 327 Lighthouses

Edward Peppitt


The incredible story of a 3,500-mile cycle ride to explore the onshore and offshore lighthouses around the coastline of England and Wales, proving that a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis doesn’t mean giving up on a lifelong dream.


Non-Fiction > Travel Writing

ISBN: 9781837731688



The Beacon Bike is the inspirational tale of one man’s quest to fulfil the promise he made to himself as a small child, nestled in the bed of an attic room while the glow of Dungeness lighthouse flashed past his window – a comforting, ever-present companion.

It is also a loving tribute to the coast; not only its beautiful landscape, but also the communities that make it so special.

It celebrates the generosity of spirit found in people around the country, as well as the history of the iconic lights that brighten their world.

This journey is a testament to the joy of life’s simple pleasures.

A warm welcome at the end of a long day.

The fire of a child’s imagination, rekindled in later life.

The power of a light that pierces the darkness.


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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm