Cystic Fibrosis Trust - Lands End to John O'Groats
Tuesday 28th August - Sunday 9th September
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.
Starting at Land's End on the southwesterly tip of England, you will pedal your way through Cornwall, over Dartmoor and north along the Welsh border, skirting the Lake District into Scotland, via lochs and mountains to the North coast and John O'Groats. In all you will cover almost 1,000 miles in 12 days, passing through some of the most stunning and remote countryside in the British Isles.
This is a tough challenge but a fabulous way to see the country, and one of the most rewarding things you will ever do!
DAY 1: Cycle from Land's 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 via Loch Ness to rolling moorlands and Bonar Bridge DAY 11: Short tough day through remote hills and moorland to north coast 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
Fundraising Option - you pay a registration fee and agree to raise a minimum sponsorship; the CF Trust will pay the cost of your challenge.
Fundraising Target: £3,050
Self Payment Option - you pay a registration fee and will then be invoiced the tour costs prior to departure. You will then raise as much as possible for the CF Trust.
Tour Cost: £1,220
Lands End, Cornwall
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