John o'Groats Way

Haugh, Scotland

About the trail

The John o'Groats Way is a 236 km trail that starts in Haugh, Scotland and ends in John o' Groats, Scotland. While the trail itself can't be cycled, there are nearby alternative routes that can taken instead. The trail is considered to be easy to hike and has a total elevation gain of 2931m. Normally the trail takes 12 days to complete but can be finished in as little as 8 Days.

The warmest months are June, July, and August and the coldest months are December, January, and February. The wettest months are September, October, and November and the driest months are March, April, and May.


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  • Trail Length

    236 km

  • No. of Stages

    12 Stages

  • Elevation Gain

    2931 m

  • Elevation Loss

    5483 m

  • Average Elevation per KM

    12 m

  • Max Elevation

    212 km

  • Medium


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