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Walking Land's End to John o'Groats with Mark Moxon

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Andrew Sharp

Subject: Thanks for publishing your route!
Posted: 17 Nov 2020 9:20 pm

I have just found your site and will start to read it with some interest. I am planning a Dover to Penzance walk for next spring, so it will be interesting to study your route to the South West. I could be following the South Downs Way from Eastbourne to Winchester and then hike across to Glastonbury/Street and follow your route backwards from there as much as I can. My target is up to 20 miles a day, so my stages will vary.
I don't know why Devon and Cornwall are devoid of recognised named trails apart from the coastal routes, so your route will be interesting to study.

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Mark Moxon

Subject: Devon and Cornwall
Posted: 19 Nov 2020 10:12 am

Hi Andrew.

My pleasure! Glad you're finding the route useful.

I found the central route through Devon and Cornwall to be pretty charming. It was certainly a lot gentler than the up-and-downs of the Southwest Coastal Path, and those winding Cornish lanes are a delight in nice weather (as long as you're OK with sharing them with the odd car). The coast is stunning, but the middle bit is very overlooked.

I hope you enjoy it! It's a lovely part of the world...

Best wishes,


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