A  L o n g  Walk to the Top




Full walk overview

Land's End to Bath Overview


Whitesand Bay



Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

First Blue Bells seen



"When we retire... what if we walked from Land's End to John O'Groat's?" Yes!!!

  • The answer required no hesitation, this was a question I never expected Lynne to ask. Some of our friends thought this was a great idea, other comments were: "Can't you afford to hire a car?" or "Can't you get a coach tour?". So, why did we want to walk this long way from bottom west to top east?

  • We are egotistical and wanted something to brag about. Am I joking? How honest must I be?

  • Wanted to start retirement with a 'bang', something special to plan do and remember. It was!

  • Good to get fit (and lose a little weight).

  • Looked forward to moving through Britain slowly. To quote Daryl May experience 'British life at street level'. Link to Daryl May site.

  • What better way to spend 11 or so weeks walking through the countryside, staying at B&B's and meeting interesting people?

Click here to go to the Land's End to Bath stage of our lejog walk.

Aproaching Tewkesbury

A friendly Robin on the Pennine Way

Actual distance about 1,690 km