Mark is trekking solo from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 38 – Southwaite to Carlisle

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… I started the day by returning to the long, straight, empty road I had been walking on at the end of Day 37 and headed towards Durdar. Clouds gathered and a sudden,…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 37 – Pooley Bridge to Southwaite

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… It was a beautiful, sunny morning as I left the hotel and headed immediately onto country paths away from Pooley Bridge. The first few miles of today’s walk were also the last…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 36 – Haweswater to Pooley Bridge

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… With just a short 10 mile walk ahead, I had a lazy breakfast at the Haweswater Hotel and then spent some time reading and relaxing. It was a misty start to the…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 35 – Garth Row to Haweswater

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… I had a very comfortable night at Hollin Root B&B and awoke to a delicious breakfast hamper left on the doorstep by the lovely host. Filled with ham and cheese, I set…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 34 – Milnthorpe to Garth Row

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… I started the day with a really tasty and hearty breakfast at The Bull’s Head Inn at Milnthorpe before leaving the excellent little B&B and heading along the main A6 road towards…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 33 – Lancaster to Milnthorpe

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… The weather forecast predicted heavy rain and strong winds all day from around 9:30am, so I headed out early to get three hours of dry conditions. The start of the walk was…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 32 – Garstang to Lancaster

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… I left the golf course hotel early this morning and walked through the little town of Garstang, which is really handsome. The rain started as I passed through the main shopping street…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 31 – Farington to Garstang

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… The day started with a short bit of road walking from Farington to Lostock, where I took the opportunity to buy some supplies before heading through the village to join a footpath…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 30 – Wigan to Farington

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… Despite staying in the very centre of Wigan, it was only a minute or two after stepping from the hotel that I found myself walking along river banks and through beautiful parkland.…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 29 – Warrington to Wigan

    Hullo. How are you? I hope you are having a good day. I’m Mark and I’m walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats… The day started with some urban walking along the A49 and over the M62 motorway then continuing along the A-road to Newton-le-Willows. From Newton, I left the main roads and headed back…