John o'Groats


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John o'Groats

(əˈɡrəʊts)
n
(Placename) a village at the northeasternmost tip of the Scottish mainland: considered to be the northernmost point of the mainland of Great Britain although Dunnet Head, slightly to the west, lies further north. See also Land's End
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A DAD and his daughter yesterday set off on a journey from Land's End to John O'Groats - in the world's fastest shed.
Would you fancy taking up the challenge of travelling from Land's End to John O'Groats in a 1953 Ford 103E with a top speed of 55mph?
They drove an electric car from John O'Groats to Land's End, Britain's most famous long-distance trek.
He still, however, managed to turn out on many Saturdays for the Huddersfield park run in Greenhead Park and loved to walk with his brother Barry His first walking challenge came at the age of 15 when he and a pal decided to walk from John o'Groats to Land's End.
Grandparents Alan and Jill Coyle took on a mammoth bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats to bump up funds at Billingham Foodbank - which they have managed for the past year.
Some of the activities have included a sponsored indoor skydive, which raised nearly PS1,500 toward the appeal, and more recently, cub leader Janet Crossley embarked on the challenge of a lifetime by starting a 1,000-mile walk from John O'Groats to Lands' End.
IT was once dubbed "the most dismal place to visit in Scotland" so I could understand the shocked looks on the faces of my family when I announced we were ditching the sunshine holiday for a week in John O'Groats.
COACHES of a promising young rugby player have cycled from John O'Groats to Lands End in memory of the youngster.
DAILY MIRROR racing editor Dave Yates said he has "no plans to climb Everest in my underpants" after yesterday completing a gruelling 870-mile cycle ride from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise funds for Racing Welfare.
Hedley Heron will be setting off from his home in Rothbury on July 19, and, over the course of 16 days, is planning to ride to Lands End, before heading to John O'Groats, then undertaking the final stretch back to Northumberland.
Sean Conway, 32, left Cornwall on June 30 and swam along the west coast to the most northerly point of the mainland, from Land's End to John O'Groats.