Route

and the climbs..

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  Day     Date     Description   Distance     Ascent Descent
1 12/08 Arrival in Penzance Non Riding Day
2 13/08 Land’s End – Truro 46 Miles 74 Kms. 870 Metres 2,860 Feet. 950 Metres 3,080 Feet.
3 14/08 Truro – Launceston 55 Miles 89 Kms. 1,300 Metres 4,250 Feet 1,160 Metres 3,700 Feet.
4 15/08 Launceston – Tiverton 53 Miles 86 Kms. 1,000 Metres 3,300 Feet 1,100 Metres 3,600 Feet.
5 16/08 Tiverton – Wells 63 Miles 102 Kms. 780 Metres 2,570 Feet. 810 Metres 2,670 Feet.
6 17/08 Wells – Tintern Abbey 54 Miles 87 Kms. 950 Metres 3110 Feet. 950 Metres 3110 Feet.
7 18/08 Tintern Abbey – Worcester 57 Miles 91 Kms. 930 Metres 3050 Feet. 930 Metres 3050 Feet.
8 19/08 Worcester – Ironbridge 45 Miles 73 Kms. 1,100 Metres 3,600 Feet 1,040 Metres 3400 Feet.
9 20/08 Ironbridge – Northwich 54 Miles 87 Kms. 530 Metres 1,740 Feet. 530 Metres 1,740 Feet.
10 21/08 Northwich – Garstang 70 Miles 113 Kms. 850 Metres 2,800 Feet. 850 Metres 2,800 Feet.
11 22/08 Garstang – Kirkby Lonsdale 43 Miles 68 Kms. 1,100 Metres 3,600 Feet 1,000 Metres 3,300 Feet.
12 23/08 Kirkby Lonsdale – Talkin 59 Miles 95 Kms. 1,200 Metres 4,000 Feet 1,100 Metres 3,600 Feet.
13 24/08 Talkin – Peebles 78 Miles 126 Kms. 1,350 Metres 4,400 Feet 1,300 Metres 4,300 Feet.
14 25/08 Peebles Rest Day
15 26/08 Peebles – Kinross 54 Miles 86 Kms. 800 Metres 2,600 Feet. 800 Metres 2,600 Feet.
16 27/08 Kinross – Bridge of Cally 39 Miles 63 Kms. 600 Metres 2,000 Feet. 500 Metres 1,600 Feet.
17 28/08 Bridge of Cally – Tomintoul 59 Miles 95 Kms. 1,500 Metres 4,900 Feet 1,300 Metres 4,300 Feet.
18 29/08 Tomintoul – Inverness 50 Miles 81 Kms. 700 Metres 2,300 Feet. 1,050 Metres 3,400 Feet.
19 30/08 Inverness – Lairg 56 Miles 90 Kms. 770 Metres 2,500 Feet. 700 Metres 2,300 Feet.
20 31/08 Lairg – Bettyhill 45 Miles 72 Kms. 500 Metres 1,600 Feet. 530 Metres 1,700 Feet.
21 01/09 Bettyhill – John O’Groats 51 Miles 82 Kms. 700 Metres 2,300 Feet. 750 Metres 2,500 Feet.
22 02/09 Transfer to Inverness train station