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

Land's End to John O'Groats cycling challenge

Where: Land’s End to John O’Groats


12 June - 24 June 2018

28 August - 9 September 2018

11 June - 23 June 2019

Duration: 13 days

About: Starting at Land’s End on the south-westerly 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 the Highlands to the North Coast and John O’Groats.

In all you will cover roughly 1000 miles, passing through some of the most stunning and remote countryside in the British Isles. After you will have time to celebrate and sign the official End to End book and then you will load up the bikes and head south to Inverness, where you celebrate your achievements!

The day to day route and approximate distances are as below.

Day 1: Land's End – Liskeard (80 miles)
Day 2: Liskeard – Tiverton (77 miles)
Day 3: Tiverton – Chepstow (87 miles)
Day 4: Chepstow – Shrewsbury (93 miles)
Day 5: Shrewsbury – Preston (92 miles)
Day 6: Preston – Carlisle (90 miles)
Day 7: Carlisle – Kilmarnock (100 miles)
Day 8: Kilmarnock – Inveraray (80 miles)
Day 9: Inveraray - Loch Lochy (95 miles)
Day 10: Loch Lochy – Brora (97 miles)
Day 11: Brora – Thurso (65 miles)
Day 12: Thurso - John O'Groats (30 miles)
Day 13: Depart Inverness

This is a tough challenge but a fabulous way to see the country, and one of the most rewarding things you will ever do!

Registration fee: £349

Minimum sponsorship requirement: £2,850 (or flexi-funding option available)


We will support you every step of the way

By taking part in a cycling challenge as part of our team you’ll receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated events team
  • A branded cycling jersey, personalised with your name
  • Fundraising support and resources, including email updates and invaluable fundraising advice
  • The knowledge that you will be helping a wide range of children and young people who urgently need someone to be there for them, when they have nowhere left to turn
  • Training advice from fitness experts Running With Us – after you sign up for an event, we will offer you bespoke training advice and guides from our training supporter team
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and something which you enjoy, whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people