GPX file of Land's End to John o' Groats main route (LEJOG or End to End)

Ride level Experienced cyclist
Distance 971 mi / 1,562 km
Type of bicycle Road bike
Traffic free
Circular route


Download The Lands End John o'Groats Route


Cycling from Land's End to John o' Groats is also known as doing the LEJOG  or the 'end to end' is Cycling UK's most iconic route. We have been helping people ride the entire length of the UK for many decades. It is a challenge that many thousands of people take on each year for charity or a personal ambition, Cycling UK's LEJOG pack and forum thread offers up-to-date advice that will help you complete this epic ride.

This route does not seek out a quieter, more scenic route but is aimed primarily at those wanting to do the route relatively quickly. It uses a lot of main roads and should be less hilly. Confidence on busy roads essential. Travelling from Land's End to John O'Groats (or the other way) - an 'end to end' - is not at totally modern idea. Over the years, the trip has been done by many tens of thousands of people and in a number of amazing ways, however, it is a unique challenge and quite an incredible achievement.

Useful information: 

Land’s End:

John O’Groats: