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Octagonal marker with a directional arrow and the trail name.John o'Groats Trail

Highland

220 km / 137 miles
The John o'Groats Trail (JOGT) is a coastal walking route under development along the eastern shores of the Moray Firth from Inverness to John o' Groats, traversing back lanes, footpaths, shorelines and cliff-tops of the Scottish Highlands. Accommodation, meals and shops are available at the end of most stages of the walk. It is listed by the Highland Rangers as an official virtual trail.

The route is a work in progress. All of the route is walkable, and is walked, both by local and long-distance walkers. However, in most places the trail is little more than a sheep track with occasional stiles and bridges, some of which are yet to be installed. About half the route has been marked (April 2018). This is where Friends of the John o'Groats Trail, come in - their purpose is to build and promote the trail with volunteer help - see the website below for trail updates, events, volunteer days and related walks and contact information.


Details:

Waymark: Octagonal marker with a directional arrow and the trail name.
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Octagonal marker with a directional arrow and the trail name.
Attributes: Challenging
Coastal
Start: NH666449 - Inverness, Highland View on StreetMap
Finish: ND379734 - John o'Groats, Highland View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2014
Web Sites: The John o'Groats Trail Walk Highlands - Scotland's Long Distance Walking Routes

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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OS Explorer 416, 432, 438, 441, 444, 450, 451
OS Explorer Active 416, 432, 438, 441, 444, 450, 451
Other Paper Maps:
Harvey Map (Stripmap)
John o'Groats Trail (Harvey Maps - July 2018)

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Route Profile:

226.4 Km (140.7 miles)
4,622 m (15,164 ft) ascent
210 m (689 ft)  maximum height

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