Option 1 Midlands & E. Coast route

LEJOG route Option 1 and maps required (south to north)

All the maps listed are available from our online shop.

Follow National Route 3 (Cornish Way, then West Country Way) from Land's End to Bristol (320 miles). 
Maps: Cornwall Cycle Map (1); North Devon Cycle Map (3); Somerset Levels Cycle Map (4)

Follow National Route 41 from Bristol to Gloucester (53 miles).
Maps: Severn & Thames Cycle Map (11)

Follow National Route 45 from Gloucester to Droitwich then use the non-NCN link highlighted on printed Herefordshire map listed below to reach Bromsgrove.
Maps: Herefordshire, Worcestershire & North Gloucestershire Cycle Map (15)

Follow National Route 5 from Bromsgrove to Creswell Green near Lichfield
Maps: Herefordshire, Worcestershire & North Gloucestershire Cycle Map (15); Shropshire, Staffordshire & the Black Country Cycle Map (22)

Follow National Route 54 from Creswell Green to Etwall near Derby
Maps: East Midlands Cycle Map (21)

Follow National Route 68 from Etwall to Hadfield
Maps: Peak District Cycle Map (26)

Follow National Route 62 from Hadfield to Selby
Map: West Yorkshire (29)

Follow National Route 65 from Selby to Middlesbrough
Maps: Yorkshire Wolds York & the Humber Cycle Map (28); North York Moors, Tees Valley & Durham Coast Cycle Map (33) 

Follow National Route 1 from Middlesbrough to Kinross
Maps: North York Moors, Tees Valley & Durham Coast Cycle Map (33); Tyne & Wear Cycle Map (34); North Northumberland & the Scottish Borders Cycle Map (39); Edinburgh, Stirling & the Forth Cycle Map (40); *Coast & Castles South Cycle Map shows Newcastle to Edinburgh

Follow National Route 775 from Kinross to Perth
Maps: Perth, Callander & Pitlochry Cycle Map (43)

Follow National Route 77 from Perth to Pitlochry
Maps: Perth, Callander & Pitlochry Cycle Map (43)

Follow National Route 7 from Pitlochry to Inverness
Maps: Cairngorms & the Moray Coast Cycle Map (46)

Follow National Route 1 from Inverness to John o'Groats
Maps: John o'Groats & the North Scottish Coast Cycle Map (48)

Check out the West Coast route

Check out our new Land's End to John o'Groats guidebook route

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children cycling

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