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Cycling the End to End cycle route with a Cicerone guidebook

Cover of The End to End Cycle Route
13 Apr 2016
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.2cm
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The End to End Cycle Route

Land's End to John o' Groats

by Nick Mitchell
Book published by Cicerone Press

Guidebook to cycling the End to End route from Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG). 14 days and almost 1000 miles, largely on minor roads and cycle paths, avoiding the busier A roads. Includes detailed maps, profiles, key grid refs and GPX files, listings of accommodation providers and cycle shops, and tips for first-time cycle tourers.

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A guidebook describing Britain’s famous ‘End to End’ cycle route, a journey of almost 1000 miles from the very tip of southwest England – Land’s End – to the northernmost point of mainland Scotland – John o’ Groats. Divided into 14 day stages, with each stage covering between 53 and 85 miles, the route features some of the best cycling the UK has to offer. 

Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by 1:250,000 mapping and stage profiles. There are links to GPX mapping of the route for simple GPS navigation as well as a handy equipment list, route summary table, tourist office and cycle shop listings, together with information on health and safety, training and fitness. A listing of accommodation en route is also given.

A quintessential British adventure, the End to End cycle route attracts the attention of thousands of cyclists – men and women, young and old – every year. From charming Cornish villages to the brooding magnificence of the Scottish Highlands, scenery abounds on this challenging yet immensely satisfying traverse.

  • Activities
  • Seasons
    Best tackled between the end of March and the end of October to take advantage of the extra hours of daylight.
  • Centres
    Land's End, Penzance, Fowey, Moretonhampstead, Glastonbury, Monmouth, Clun, Runcorn, Slaidburn, Keswick, Moffat, Loch Lomond, Glencoe, Inverness, Lairg, John o' Groats
  • Difficulty
    14 consecutive days of cycling at an average of more than 70 miles a day, requiring a reasonable cycle fitness. Well within the grasp of anyone confident and well-prepared.
  • Must See
    The End to End cycle route takes in Dartmoor, the glorious Wye Valley to Monmouth, Forest of Bowland, the Lake District and the Scottish Borders; a traffic free cycle path through Glasgow to Loch Lomond; the Great Glen to Inverness and the Far North; and the rugged Caithness coastline.

May 2017

page 195 Shrewsbury cycle shop has a new name and has moved.

Stan's Cycles
53-54 Wyle Cop
Shrewsbury, SY1 1XJ
tel: 01743 343775


March 2016

The Crask Inn is currently up for sale. From Easter 2016 the pub, B&B and Bunkhouse are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (until the end of November). If cyclists arrive on other days of the week they can get bunk house accommodation only -  the owner will leave food in the cupboard for self-catering purposes. See website for more details on opening times.


Things to see
Getting there
Getting back
Which way and when to go
Health and safety
Training fitness
What to take
Food and drink
Using this guide
The Route
Stage 1 Land's End to Fowey
Stage 2 Fowey to Moretonhampstead
Stage 3 Moretonhampstead to Street
Stage 4 Street to Monmouth
Stage 5 Monmouth to Clun
Stage 6 Clun to Runcorn
Stage 7 Runcorn to Slaidburn
Stage 8 Slaidburn to Keswick
Stage 9 Keswick to Moffat
Stage 10 Moffat to Loch Lomond
Stage 11 Loch Lomond to Glencoe
Stage 12 Glencoe to Inverness
Stage 13 Inverness to the Crask Inn
Stage 14 The Crask Inn to John o'Groats
Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B OS maps covering the route
Appendix C Accommodation
Appendix D Tourist information
Appendix E Cycle repair shops en route
Appendix F Other useful resources
Appendix G OS grid references
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