Tartan Explorer Josh Quigley completes Scottish leg of world cycle

Josh Quigley returns to Edinburgh Castle. Picture Toby Williams

Josh Quigley returns to Edinburgh Castle. Picture Toby Williams

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MENTAL health campaigner Josh Quigley has completed his 1,500 mile charity cycle challenge across Scotland.

After surviving a suicide attempt in May 2015, Josh decided to cycle around the world to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health.

The Tartan Explorer completes his 1500 mile cycle challenge. Picture Toby Williams

The Tartan Explorer completes his 1500 mile cycle challenge. Picture Toby Williams

He completed the Scottish leg of his journey, 1,500 miles and 29 towns in cities, in 33 days.

On the 26th May, exactly one year to the day after his suicide attempt, he will be leaving Scotland, cycling to over 80 countries on six continents.

READ MORE - Josh Quigley: Why I tried to kill myself

With his second chance at life Josh - who calls himself The Tartan Explorer - will tell his story to encourage people around the world to talk about mental health.

Before leaving. Josh has embarked on this huge Scottish cycling challenge to raise awareness of these in issues in Scotland.

On the road he attended 10 mental health events in towns across the country where spoke about his story and his suicide prevention movement.

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