Lands End to John 'O'Groats

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A popular point to point project that walkers, runners and cyclists attempt as a personal challenge.Known as LE JoG or JoGLE depending on which direction the event takes place

  • Land's End is the extreme southwestward (but not southern or western) point of Great Britain, situated in western Cornwall at the end of the Penwith Peninsula.
  • John o' Groats is the traditionally acknowledged extreme northern point of Scotland, in northeastern Caithness. The actual northernmost point is at nearby Dunnet Head.

Current record

  • Lands End to John 'O'Groats record currently stands at 9 days, 2 hours and 26 minutes

Books and Maps

A collection of useful publications.

  • Land's End to John o'Groats - A Choice of Footpaths for Walking the Length of Britain - Andrew McCloy, £6.99 Hodder & Stoughton (1995) 0-340-63750-1.
  • The SAS Survival Handbook - John Wiseman, £12.99 Harper Collins (1986) 0-00-217185-6.
  • Outward Bound Backpacker's Handbook - Peter Barnes, £8.99 Ward Lock (1995) 0-7063-7363-4.
  • OS Maps - Travelmaster Series, £3.99.
  • OS Maps - Landranger Series, £4.75.
  • National Trail Guide - Offa's Dyke Path South and North - Ernie and Kathy Kay and Mark Richards, £9.99 each Aurum Press (1994) 1-85140-295-8 and (1995) 1-85140-322-9.
  • National Trail Guide - Pennine Way South and North - £9.99 each Aurum Press.

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