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

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 60 – Inverness to Alness

    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… After a brisk walk through early morning Inverness, I climbed up onto the Kessock Bridge to cross the stunning Beauly Firth. From the noise of the A9, I was suddenly in the…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 59 – Drumnadrochit to Inverness

    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… Today started with heading back into the forest and following the Great Glen Way for a while. It is possible to take the Great Glen Way all the way to Inverness, but…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 58 – Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit

    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 really enjoyed my stay at the Glenmoriston Hotel. Ailsa and her family are so welcoming and the service and food was excellent. Definitely the place to stay in Invermoriston. I was…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 57 – Invergarry to Invermoriston

    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 climb back into the forest and onto the Great Glen Way, which I had all to myself once more. No sooner had I reached the top of…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 56 – Stronaba to Invergarry

    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… Following a lovely breakfast at the very good Springburn Farmhouse and a quick chat with the friendly owner, I headed off along the busy A82 road. Although road walking is never ideal,…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 55 – Fort William to Stronaba

    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… Leaving Fort William put me immediately onto the Great Glen Way, which I followed from the town centre towards the Caledonian Canal. The canal begins with the hugely impressive Neptune’s Staircase, a…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 54 – Kinlochleven to Fort William

    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 tasty breakfast at the excellent B&B Allt na Leven, which ranks amongst the best accommodation of the trip so far. If you are visiting Kinlochleven, I’d highly recommend…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 53 – Bridge of Orchy to Kinlochleven

    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… At 21 miles, today’s walk was one of the longest on my LEJOG trip and promised to be one of the most dramatic as I headed through and over some really impressive…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 52 – Ewich to Bridge of Orchy

    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… After a very good night at the Ewich House B&B and perfectly cooked eggs, I set off to rejoin the West Highland Way along the path of the river Fillan, named for…

  • Mark Walks LEJOG Day 51 – Inversnaid to Ewich

    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… Following a slap up breakfast at the excellent Garrison of Inversnaid, I set off back down the hill to rejoin the West Highland Way. The section of the West Highland Way running…