Walking The End to End Trail

Land's End to John o' Groats on foot

By Andy Robinson

A practical guidebook for walking from Land's End to John o' Groats. The 1956km (1215 mile) long-distance route, known as the End to End Trail, follows paths and tracks rather than road, and takes to the hills whenever it can. The route is presented in 61 daily stages averaging just less than 32km (20 miles).

Seasons

Seasons

Recommended from April to the end of June... for more hours of daylight, fewer midges, and to avoid the shooting seasons and winter weather in Scotland.
Centres

Centres

Land's End, Barnstaple, Knighton, Hebden Bridge, Jedburgh, Fort William, John o' Groats
Difficulty

Difficulty

A two-month walk at an average of 20 miles per day (an alternative three-month schedule is also provided). The recommended route keeps to hills where possible. For experienced walkers only: includes some remote mountain areas; navigation skills are necessary.
Must See

Must See

The best of Britain's hill country, coastal scenery in Devon/Cornwall, the Peak District, the Highlands
ISBN
9781852849337
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Published
Published
12 Sep 2019
Edition
Second
Pages
416
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 2.2cm
Weight
460g
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Andy Robinson

Andy Robinson has been walking around the hills and mountains for more years than he cares to admit to, and is a mean hand with a map and compass. He has a habit of setting off on unreasonably optimistic expeditions and usually gets away with it. But not always. His family is very supportive and puts up with a lot, but he's not quite sure why.

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