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The planned departure date is Saturday July 14th, arriving at John 0'Groats on Saturday 28th.

Day From/to Miles

Ascent in Metres

 1 Land's End To Bodmin 58.7 1475 5.30am start to beat the traffic on the A30...hilly all the way
2 Bodmin to Exeter 61.9 1625 Another 5.30 start. Over Bodmin Moor and then over the top of Dartmoor...more big hills.
 3 Exeter to Bristol Airport 64.5 881 A gentler day, but just climbing into the Mendip Hills at the end.
4 Bristol Airport to Worcester 66.5 507 Down to Bristol then nice and level through the Severn Valley
5 Worcester to Whitchurch 66.9 940 The Severn Valley's getting a little hillier now.
6 Whitchurch to Wigan 56.4 639 Fairly level down to the Mersey and beyond.
7 Wigan to Kendal 56.3 640 Nice easy day...see the sea again at Morecambe Bay.
8 Kendal to Gretna 55.4 1065 The Big Climb up to Shap, then coast down to Penrith. End the day in Scotland!
 9 Gretna to Abington 49 773 Gentle climb on quiet road.
10 Abington to Loch Lomond 65.2 1114 Downhill to Glasgow and on to Loch Lomond
 11 Loch Lomond to Glencoe Village 57.4 1669 Hard going up to Rannoch Moor, a long exposed section then spectacular descent through Glencoe to the sea again.
12 Glencoe Village to Drumnadrochit 67 1366 Along Loch Linnhe to Fortwilliam, up the Great Glen to Loch Ness.
13 Drumnadrochit to Tain 49.7 924 To Inverness, then across the Moray Firth to Tain
14 Tain to Dunbeath 49.4 1253 Over the Dornoch Firth. Serious hills along exposed coast. Pray for Southwesterly breeze.
15 Dunbeath to John o'Groats and back to Wick 54 829 Fairly level all the way to John o'Groats...turn around and go home!

878.3 miles

15,700 metres