Route of the Big Blind Walk 2018

In due course, a tracking facility on this page will enable you to meet up with me at any point on my long walk or simply keep an eye on my progress. Come and join me and take a step towards creating a future where everyone can see!

(For detailed route, please scroll down or click on the circle on the right side.)

 

 
 
Day Date Stage Start/End Distance (miles) Cumulative Time (Hours) Provisional Route Nearby Hospitals
Sunday 29/04/18 1 Lands End, Cornwall Townshend, Cornwall 19.7 19.7 6.57 B3315, A3280  
Monday 30/04/18 2 Townshend, Cornwall Truro, Cornwall 18.6 38.3 6.20 B3280  
Tuesday 01/05/18 3 Truro, Cornwall Lostwithiel, Cornwall 21.9 60.2 7.30 A390  
Wednesday 02/05/18 4 Lostwithiel, Cornwall Launceston, Cornwall 24.7 84.9 8.23 B3254  
Thursday 03/05/18 5 Launceston, Cornwall Okehampton, Devon 18.5 103.4 6.17 Two Castles Trail  
Friday 04/05/18 6 Okehampton, Devon Crediton, Devon 17.6 121 5.87 B3215, A3072 Plymouth
Saturday 05/05/18 7 Crediton, Devon Tiverton, Devon 13.2 134.2 4.40 A372, Exe Valley Way  
Sunday 06/05/18 8 Tiverton, Devon Taunton, Somerset 20 154.2 6.67 Two Counties Way  
Monday 07/05/18 9 Taunton, Somerset Glastonbury, Somerset 22 176.2 7.33 A361  
Tuesday 08/05/18   Glastonbury, Somerset Glastonbury, Somerset 0 176.2 0.00 Rest Day  
Wednesday 09/05/18 10 Glastonbury, Somerset Frome, Somerset 20.5 196.7 6.83 A361, Mendip Way  
Thursday 10/05/18 11 Frome, Somerset Castle Combe, Wiltshire 20.3 217 6.77 Macmillan Way  
Friday 11/05/18 12 Castle Combe, Wiltshire Stroud, Gloucestershire 21.6 238.6 7.20 Macmillan Way Bristol
Saturday 12/05/18 13 Stroud, Gloucestershire Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire 19.8 258.4 6.60 A4173, Severn Way  
Sunday 13/05/18 14 Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire Holt Fleet, Worcestershire 21.5 279.9 7.17 Severn Way  
Monday 14/05/18 15 Holt Fleet, Worcestershire Quatford, Shropshire 20.4 300.3 6.80 Severn Way  
Tuesday 15/05/18 16 Quatford, Shropshire Admaston, Shropshire 17.9 318.2 5.97 Severn Way, Shropshire Way Birmingham Uni, Aston Uni
Wednesday 16/05/18 17 Admaston, Shropshire Grindley Brook, Shropshire 22.2 340.4 7.40 Shropshire Way  
Thursday 17/05/18 18 Grindley Brook, Shropshire Frodsham, Cheshire 24.5 364.9 8.17 Sandstone Trail  
Friday 18/05/18   Frodsham, Cheshire Frodsham, Cheshire 0 364.9 0.00 A56  
Saturday 19/05/18 19 Frodsham, Cheshire St Helens, Merseyside 18.5 383.4 6.17 A56  
Sunday 20/05/18 20 St Helens, Merseyside Preston, Lancashire 24.7 408.1 8.23 B5206, Leeds Liverpool Canal Liverpool, Manchester
Monday 21/05/18 21 Preston, Lancashire Lancaster, Lancashire 20.8 428.9 6.93 A6/Lancaster Canal Preston
Tuesday 22/05/18 22 Lancaster, Lancashire Milnthorpe, Cumbria 14 442.9 4.67 Lancashire Coastal Way?  
Wednesday 23/05/18 23 Milnthorpe, Cumbria Windermere, Cumbria 15.7 458.6 5.23 A5074  
Thursday 24/05/18 24 Windermere, Cumbria Rosthwaite, Cumbria 16.4 475 5.47 Red Bank/Cumbria Way?  
Friday 25/05/18 25 Rosthwaite, Cumbria Keswick, Cumbira 8.5 483.5 2.83 Cumbria Way  
Saturday 26/05/18 26 Keswick, Cumbria Caldbeck, Cumbia 14.5 498 4.83 Cumbria Way  
Sunday 27/05/18 27 Caldbeck, Cumbia Carlisle, Cumbria 15.5 513.5 5.17 Cumbria Way  
Monday 28/05/18   Carlisle, Cumbria Carlisle, Cumbria 0 513.5 0.00    
Tuesday 29/05/18 28 Carlisle, Cumbria Ecclefechan, Dumfries & Galloway 19.5 533 6.50 B7076  
Wednesday 30/05/18 29 Ecclefechan, Dumfries & Galloway Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway 22.1 555.1 7.37 B7076  
Thursday 31/05/18 30 Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway Abington, South Lanarkshire 17.9 573 5.97 B7076  
Friday 01/06/18 31 Abington, South Lanarkshire Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire 14.3 587.3 4.77 B7078  
Saturday 02/06/18 32 Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire 18.8 606.1 6.27 Carlisle Road, B7078  
Sunday 03/06/18 33 Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire Strathblane, Stirling 17.1 623.2 5.70 Campsie Road, John Muir Way?  
Monday 04/06/18   Strathblane, Stirling Strathblane, Stirling 0   0 Rest Day Glasgow, Edinburgh
Tuesday 05/06/18 34 Strathblane, Stirling Rowardennan, Stirling 19.7 642.9 6.57 A81, West Highland Way  
Wednesday 06/06/18 35 Rowardennan, Stirling Inverarnan, Stirling 13.5 656.4 4.50 West Highland Way  
Thursday 07/06/18 36 Inverarnan, Stirling Bridge of Orchy, Argyll & Bute 19.5 675.9 6.50 West Highland Way  
Friday 08/06/18 37 Bridge of Orchy, Argyll & Bute Kings House 13 688.9 4.33 West Highland Way  
Saturday 09/06/18   Kings House Kings House 0   0.00 Rest Day  
Sunday 10/06/18 38 Kings House Fort William. Highlands 23.5 712.4 7.83 West Highland Way  
Monday 11/06/18 39 Fort William. Highlands South Laggan, Highlands 21 733.4 7.00 Great Glen Way  
Tuesday 12/06/18 40 South Laggan, Highlands Invermoriston, Highlands 16.4 749.8 5.47 Great Glen Way  
Wednesday 13/06/18 41 Invermoriston, Highlands Drumnadrochit, Highlands 13.2 763 4.40 Great Glen Way  
Thursday 14/06/18 42 Drumnadrochit, Highlands Inverness, Highlands 15 778 5.00 Great Glen Way  
Friday 15/06/18   Inverness, Highlands Inverness, Highlands 0   0.00    
Saturday 16/06/18 43 Inverness, Highlands Alness, Highlands 25 803 8.33 A9/John o’Groats Trail  
Sunday 17/06/18 44 Alness, Highlands Dornoch, Highlands 20 823 6.67 A9/John o’Groats Trail  
Monday 18/06/18 45 Dornoch, Highlands Brora, Highlands 17.5 840.5 5.83 A9/John o’Groats Trail  
Tuesday 19/06/18 46 Brora, Highlands Helmsdale, Highlands 11 851.5 3.67 A9/John o’Groats Trail  
Wednesday 20/06/18 47 Helmsdale, Highlands Dunbeath, Highlands 15 866.5 5.00 A9/John o’Groats Trail  
Thursday 21/06/18 48 Dunbeath, Highlands Wick, Highlands 21 887.5 7.00 A9, A99/John o’Groats Trail  
Friday 22/06/18 49 Wick, Highlands John O’Groats 19 906.5 6.33 A99/John o’Groats Trail  
      Total   906.5   302.2    
      Average   18.5   6.2