Bakewell teacher pedals to Paris

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A Bakewell teacher has cycled from Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower in a day, in a bid to raise funds for Edale Mountain Rescue.

Alongside two friends, Jonathan Watt, of S. Anselm’s School, pedalled from London to Newhaven, caught a ferry to Dieppe, reaching the French capital in 11 hours 52 minutes.

To make a donation, visit Jonathan’s sponsorship page at