• walk between the two furthest points in the uk,
  • unsupported in winter
  • avoiding roads
  • solo with no support


  • 20-40km day 1.5 day off a week
  • Sleeping in a bivi to reduce weight as lighter than a tent.
  • 20-13kg carried, Single set of clothes,
  • Cooked food bought in villages every 3/4 days


  • incomparable freedom!

I sometimes I walked two or three  days without seeing a person which struck me as remarkable in the UK

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Photography © Quintin Lake, 1998