About Land's End to John O'Groats

Cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats, the furthest possible distance in the British Isles, is a classic challenge that many dream of. This 1,000 mile cycle stretches over 13 days through some of the most stunning and remote countryside in the UK.

What to expect from Children with Cancer UK

When you join our team, you will receive the following support from us;

  • Fundraising Pack containing lots of fundraising advice
  • Regular emails to provide top tips
  • A Children with Cancer UK cycling jersey
Book your place now with Discover Adventure

Location & Date

  • England
  • Multiple Dates

    From June 12, 2018 - September 8, 2019


Contact Details


Itinerary

  • DAY 1: Cycle from Lands End through Cornwall on undulating roads
  • DAY 2: Cross into Devon and over the tough climbs of Dartmoor
  • DAY 3: Flat roads through Somerset; cross Severn Bridge to Wye Valley
  • DAY 4: Undulating country roads via Hereford to Shrewsbury
  • DAY 5: Flat, fast roads through Cheshire bypassing busy towns to Preston
  • DAY 6: Long climb over Shap Fell and through Carlisle towards Scottish border
  • DAY 7: Cross into Scotland at Gretna; mainly flat roads through lowlands to Kilmarnock
  • DAY 8: Rolling hills along coast; short ferry ride and loch-side cycle to Inverary
  • DAY 9: Tougher day via highlands and castles through Fort William to Loch Lochy
  • DAY 10: Cycle the route of the Caledonian Canal to the firths of the East Coast, stopping at Tain
  • DAY 11: Head north once more to the top of the map (!) and Thurso
  • DAY 12: Pass beautiful beaches along coast; flatter roads to finish at John O’Groats; transfer to Inverness for big celebration!
  • DAY 13: Depart Inverness
Download the full Itinerary PDF
Land's End to John O'Groats
Land's End to John O'Groats
Land's End to John O'Groats
Land's End to John O'Groats
Land's End to John O'Groats
Land's End to John O'Groats

Get Ready for the event

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Book Your Place

To register go to Discover Adventure by clicking the link below. Don’t forget to choose Children with Cancer UK as your chosen charity!

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Start Your Fundraising

We’ve teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to make fundraising easy. Find out how to set up your page!

Set up your fundraising page
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Start Your Training

Children with Cancer UK will help you prepare for your big day by offering advice on training and more!

Cycling training
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