Planning

planning maps, crop

My route is very much still in the planning stage, but I have given some thought to it. This is how it stands at present…

Between Official Path- if any Area Distance- km Distance- miles
Lizard to Porthleven South West Coast Path 13.54
Porthleven to Penzance South West Coast Path
Penzance to Porthcurno South West Coast Path
Porthcurno to Land’s End South West Coast Path
Land’s End to Zennor South West Coast Path 26 16
Zenor to Gwithian South West Coast Path St Ives Bay 26 16
Gwithian to Perranporth South West Coast Path Tin mining 31 19
Perranporth to Mawgan Porth South West Coast Path The Gannel and Watergate Bay 27 17
Mawgan Porth to Wadebridge South West Coast Path The Camel Estuary 28 17
Wadebridge to Boscastle South West Coast Path Port Isaac Bay 30 19
Boscastle to Bude South West Coast Path Bude Bay 25 16
Bude to Clovelly South West Coast Path Hartland Point 37 23
Clovelly to Barnstaple South West Coast Path Barnstaple Bay 37 23
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
to Minehead South West Coast Path
Macmillan Way West
to Stawley West Deane Way
Chepstow- Monmouth Offa’s Dyke Path River Wye 27 17
Monmouth to Pandy Offa’s Dyke Path River Trothy 26 16
Pandy to Hay-on-Wye Offa’s Dyke Path The Black Mountains 26 16
Hay-on-Wye to Kington Offa’s Dyke Path Hergest Ridge and Offa’s Dyke 23 15
Kington to Knighton Offa’s Dyke Path Hergest Ridge and Offa’s Dyke 22 13
Knighton to Craven Arms The Shropshire Hills 21 13
Craven Arms to Ironbridge Wenlock Edge 37 23
Ironbridge to Penkridge Crossing the Watershed 37 23
Penkridge to Abbots Bromley Staffordshire Way Towpaths and Cannock Chase 26 16
Abbots Bromley to Thorpe Staffordshire Way The River Dove 34 21
Thorpe to Youlgreave Alternative Pennine Way The Limestone Dales 26 16
Youlgreave to Hathersage Alternative Pennine Way The Gritstone Edges 29 18
Hathersage to Dunford Bridge Alternative Pennine Way The Yorkshire Peak 33 20
Dunford Bridge to Marsden Alternative Pennine Way  Reservoirs and Moor Edges 21.5 13.3
Marsden to Hebden Bridge Alternative Pennine Way  Reservoirs and Moor Edges 22 13.7
Hebden Bridge to Haworth Alternative Pennine Way Bronte Country 12.5 7.8
Haworth to Ilkley Alternative Pennine Way Industry and Moors 18.5 11.5
Ilkley to Pateley Bridge Alternative Pennine Way Wharfedale 30 18.6
Pateley Bridge to Carlton-in-Coverdale Alternative Pennine Way Yorkshire Dales 26 16.1
Carlton-in-Coverdale to Hawes Alternative Pennine Way Wensleydale 24 15
Hawes to Kirkby Stephen Alternative Pennine Way 24.8 15.4
Don’t forget Tan Hill, highest pub in England, may need to re-route
the stretch between Middleton-in-Teesdale and Dufton is supposed to be the best stretch of the Pennine Way. There is also purported to be a good bunkhouse at the Golden Lion in Horton or a campsite at the same place.
Dufton, Knock, Cross Fell (via PW), Garrigill, detour to Ashgill Force, Garrigill, Alston Alt. Pennine Way, Pennine Way, South Tyne Trail
Alston- Haltwhistle- Twice Brewed South Tyne Trail, Pennine Way, Hadrians Wall Path River and Hadrians Wall
Twice Brewed to Falstone Alternative Pennine Way Kielder Forest
Falstone to Byrness Alternative Pennine Way more Forest 17 10.5
Byrness to Jedburgh Alternative Pennine Way Roman and modern roads 24 15
Jedburgh to Melrose St. Cuthbert’s Way 31 19
Melrose to Traquair The Southern Upland Way 29 18
Traquair to West Linton Peebles and White Meldon 32 20
West Linton to Linlithgow Pentland Hills and the Union Canal 43 27
Linlithgow to Kilsyth canal towpaths 32 20
Kilsyth to Drymen below the Campsie Fells 35 22
Drymen to Rowardennan (via Conic Hill) West Highland Way Loch Lomond 22 13
Rowardennan to Inverarnan West Highland Way 23 15
Inverarnan to Tyndrum West Highland Way 22 13
Tyndrum to Kingshouse West Highland Way 19 12
Kingshouse to Kinlochleven West Highland Way 30 18
Kinllochleven to Fort William West Highland Way 14 9
Fort William – Corrachadh Mòr- route, distance and days to be determined
Corrachadh Mòr – Glenfinnan- route, distance and days to be determined
Glenfinnan to Glen Dessarry Cape Wrath Trail 18.1 11.75
Glen Dessarry to Barisdale (first part) Cape Wrath Trail
Glen Dessarry to Barisdale (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 24.8 15.5
Barisdale to Morvich (first part) Cape Wrath Trail
Barisdale to Morvich (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 31.5 19.5
Morvich to Strathcarron (first part) Cape Wrath Trail
Morvich to Strathcarron (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 38.7 24
Strathcarron to Kinlochewie (first part) Cape Wrath Trail ….
Strathcarron to Kinlochewe (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 34.7 21.5
Kinlochewe to Strath na Sealga Cape Wrath Trail 27.3 17
Strath na Sealga to Inverlael Cape Wrath Trail 18.2 11.75
Inverlael to Ullapool (A835) Cape Wrath Trail 11.3 7
Ullapool to Oykel Bridge (first part) Cape Wrath Trail
Ullapool to Oykel Bridge (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 30.9 19.25
Oykel Bridge to Inchnadamph Cape Wrath Trail 29.9 18.5
Inchnadamph to Glendhu Cape Wrath Trail 19.3 12
Glendhu to Rhiconich (first part) Cape Wrath Trail
Glendhu to Rhiconich (second part) Cape Wrath Trail 30.6 19
Rhiconich to Sandwood Bay Cape Wrath Trail 16.2 10
Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath Cape Wrath Trail 12.9 8
Cape Wrath to John O’Groats- route and days to be determined North Highland Way approx 114
John O’Groats to Dunnet Head 23 15

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