Rig’s TMBF 2016 Challenge 100
For the third year running both Steve and Rig are both taking part in The Motorbike Forum UK Challenge 100 which is organised by the splendid fellows over at themotorbikeforum.co.uk.
The challenge consists of visiting 90 locations that are divided into 9 Groups based on region and also 10 pubs. The pubs can be found locally or wherever you like. For each location you visit, photograph and then post on the forum you get 10 points as well as an additional bonus of 50 points for every group you complete.
Pub Names: Barley Mow, Black Bull, Exhibition, George & Dragon, Horseshoe, Old Sun, Royal Oak, Three Tuns, Waggon and Horses, White Horse.
Ashby de la Zouch Castle is in the town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England. The ruins have been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building, and they are a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It is managed by English Heritage. Wikipedia
Tamworth Castle, a Grade I listed building, is a Norman castle, located next to the River Tame, in the town of Tamworth in Staffordshire, England. Wikipedia
Peveril Castle is a ruined early medieval castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire. Wikipedia
Tutbury Castle is a largely ruined medieval castle at Tutbury, Staffordshire, England, in the ownership of the Duchy of Lancaster. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Wikipedia
Warwick Castle is a medieval castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England, situated on a bend of the River Avon. Wikipedia
Goodrich Castle is a now ruinous Norman medieval castle situated to the north of the village of Goodrich in Herefordshire, England, controlling a key location between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye. Wikipedia
Clun Castle is a ruined castle in the small town of Clun, Shropshire. Clun Castle was established by the Norman lord Robert de Say after the Norman invasion of England and went on to become an important. Wikipedia
Longtown Castle, also termed Ewias Lacey in early accounts, is a ruined Norman motte-and-bailey fortification in Longtown, Herefordshire. Wikipedia
Newark Castle, in Newark, in the English county of Nottinghamshire was founded in the mid 12th century by Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln. Originally a timber castle, it was rebuilt in stone towards the end of the century. Wikipedia
Tattershall Castle is a castle in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England, about 12 miles (19 km) north east of Sleaford. It is in the care of the National Trust. Wikipedia
This mid 12th century stone keep perches atop an earlier motte in a small wood overlooking the River Llynfi and Talgarth. www.breconbeacons.org
Skenfrith Castle is a medieval castle located in Monmouthshire, Wales. The castle is in the centre of the village of Skenfrith, located on the banks of the River Monnow, five and a half miles northwest of the town of Monmouth. Wikipedia
Aberystwyth Castle (Welsh: Castell Aberystwyth) is a Grade I listed Edwardian fortress located in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Mid Wales. It was built in response to the First Welsh War in the late 13th century, replacing an earlier fortress. Wikipedia
Criccieth Castle is a native Welsh castle situated on the headland between two beaches in Criccieth, Gwynedd, in North Wales, on a rocky peninsula overlooking Tremadog Bay. Wikipedia
Beaumaris Castle, located in the town of the same name on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales, was built as part of Edward I’s campaign to conquer the north of Wales after 1282. Wikipedia
Flint Castle located in Flint, Flintshire, was the first of a series of castles built during King Edward I’s campaign to conquer Wales. The site was chosen for its strategic position in North East Wales. Wikipedia