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Land's End to John o'Groats Road Trip (map)

This quiz shows just one possible route between the two extremes of the British mainland, from Land's End in the south west of Cornwall to John o'Groats in the far north east of the Scottish highlands. Thousands of people have made the trip between these two points using a wide variety of methods - be it driving, motorbiking, walking, running, paragliding or perhaps the most popular method, cycling.
Can you guess the places visited? Apart from the starting point, all are cities, towns or villages - some are well known, some less so, so a hint is provided for each.
This isn't the fastest or shortest route but is a leisurely one taking in some interesting places along the way.
The world record time for cycling the 'traditional' 874 mile route between these two points is currently
just over 41 hours.
Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: October 2, 2020
First submittedJuly 31, 2020
Times taken91
Average score53.6%
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Let's go!
Land's End
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Moor
Bodmin
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Castle, Army camp
Okehampton
4
County town
Taunton
5
SS Great Britain
Bristol
6
Glevum
Gloucester
7
Magna Carta
Hereford
8
Buttercross, castle
Ludlow
9
Tudor architecture
Shrewsbury
10
Salt mining
Northwich
11
First motorway
Preston
12
Red rose
Lancaster
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Mint cake
Kendal
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Derwentwater
Keswick
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Border City
Carlisle
16
Queen of the South
Dumfries
17
Artists' Town
Kirkcudbright
18
"The Toon"
Stranraer
19
Racecourse
Ayr
20
Kelvingrove
Glasgow
21
Victoria Tower
Greenock
22
Mull ferry
Oban
23
Ben Nevis
Fort William
24
Loch Ness
Fort Augustus
25
Highlands Capital
Inverness
26
Royal Golf Club
Dornoch
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"Old Man"
Wick
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It's all over!
John o'Groats
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Level 92
Jul 31, 2020
Great quiz!
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Level 75
Jul 31, 2020
Brilliant quiz, in the words of Simon Cowell ..."Its a Yes from me" 5 stars and a nomination coming your way !
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Level 77
Jul 31, 2020
Many thanks for that. Good to know you enjoyed it.
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Level 68
Jul 31, 2020
Brilliant! Would love to attempt this someday, preferably by a safe and rational method of transport. You've got my nomination :D
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Level 77
Jul 31, 2020
Thanks for having a go and for the nomination!