Lands End to John O’Groats (cycle guide)

Lands End to John O’Groats

The Official Cyclist’s Challenge Guide

by Brian Smailes

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There are numerous outdoor challenges in life around the UK. Canoeing the Caledonian Canal from one side of the country to the other, walking around Britain on the coastal footpath or completing a marathon. This book looks at another great challenge, cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats.

To walk, run or cycle from Lands End, the most south-westerly tip of mainland Britain to John O’Groats, the most northerly tip represents a challenge that people in increasing numbers want to take up.

This book describes the main “classic” route that many people have cycled and what the author floes is the shortest or most direct route to cycle virtually 910 miles on roads or cycle paths, but not motorways. The planning, training and full route and B&B’s are all included to help you, with many tips to ensure you complete the journey and get as  much pleasure form it as the author did.

Following the advice contained in the 2nd edition of this book should enable anyone who is determined enough to complete the ultimate challenge of 910 miles, cycling Land End to John O’Groats.