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.

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.
ISBN
9781852848583
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Published
13 Apr 2016
Edition
Second
Pages
208
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.2cm
Weight
240g
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Nick Mitchell

Nick Mitchell is a passionate long-distance cycle tourist, who has thousands of cycling miles to his credit and is the veteran of numerous Land's End to John o' Groats End to Ends. His comprehensive knowledge of the route has been built up over many years.
Nick has previously cycled from Munich to Sheffield and Harwich to Bergen, topped off with John o' Groats to Land's End, and he recently cycled halfway round the coast of Britain. When he isn't in the office writing up cycling routes, Nick can be found out on the road guiding long-distance tours.

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