Land's End to John o'Groats Challenge Ride

cyclists doing lands end to john o'groats

Join us for the ultimate cycling challenge

Saturday 29 July - Tuesday 15 August 2017
Land's End, Sennen, TR19 7AA

Join us for the ultimate challenge of cycling the full length of the UK. Covering 1,040 miles in 18 days (16 cycling days) you'll take in some of the best and most iconic routes the National Cycle Network has to offer - this Land's End to John o'Groats trip is not to be missed.

This fundraising ride is organised and fully supported by cycling events specialists Saddle Skedaddle (repeated winners of the Guardian/Observer travel awards).

We've tailored the route to include some of our most iconic sections of National Cycle Network on this trip so you can experience stunning scenery, artwork and a mixture of quiet roads and traffic free paths.

Download the trip notes and see the itinerary (pdf).

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What you get on the Land's End to John o'Groats trip

  • 17 nights at bike friendly B&Bs (shared room basis) with mouth-watering breakfasts.  
  • Half lunches and on route snacks provided by Saddle Skeddadle. 
  • Support vehicle and luggage transfers, including a transfer back to Inverness for you and your bike.
  • Experienced guides with mechanical and first aid expertise. 
  • Sustrans cycling jersey and goody bag.

Costs and fundraising

The trip costs £1,900, plus there is a £1,000 fundraising target or upfront donation (or mixture of both).

The cost of the ride has kindly been subsidised by Skedaddle to help us raise as much money as possible. We are also subsidising some of the costs by paying for the ride guides and jerseys. This way you can tell all your friends and family that you've paid for the trip yourself and all money raised is going straight to charity, so no one feels they are paying for your 'cycling holiday'.

We’ll send you a fundraising pack filled with ideas and advice to help you reach your target. All money raised will go directly to our charitable work to help keep the National Cycle Network going and growing.

Who is this ride for?

Our group rides are always a lot of fun. Many participants sign up on their own and make life long friends on our rides - so definitely don't be worried about coming alone.

Riders tend to cycle as a group at a leisurely pace, but there is flexibility to ride on ahead and meet the group at the various tea or lunch stops.

This is a challenging ride so you will need to do some training and get used to riding days back to back. So you can get the most out of the ride we keep the group size small.

What better way to achieve the most challenging ride in the UK than with a great bunch of Sustrans supporters, plenty of camaraderie and and all while raising money for the charity behind the routes you will be riding on?