The Dunnet Head Educational Trust is a registered social enterprise and all profits from the Challenge will go towards the development of the North Highland Way.
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The Knights of the North Highland Way Challenge event is sponsored by Tescos, Tiso and many other businesses!
The medals! Everyone who completes the challenge gets a medal!
The route goes through some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland – the north coast.
We are throwing down the gauntlet and challenging you to complete the Knights of the North Highland Way Challenge from John o Groats to Cape Wrath in the far north of Scotland. Between 4th April and 27th September 2015 you will be able to take the North Highland Way challenge and be entered in a prize draw. The Way can be completed in ten easy stages. There are sections of the route which can be difficult and challenging underfoot so make sure you are fit enough.
- Duncansby Head to Brough
Road 22.8 Kms 14.1 Miles
Coast 25.6 Kms 15.9 Miles
- Brough to Thurso
Road 13.7 Kms 8.5 Miles
Coast 27.5 Kms 14.6 Miles
- Thurso to Fresgoe Harbour (Reay)
Road 19 Kms 11.8 Miles
Coast 29.8 Kms 18.5 Miles
- Fresgoe Harbour (Reay) to Sharvedda B&B (Grid 82874 66709)
Road 21.2 Kms 13.1 Miles
Coast 25.4 Kms 15.8 Miles
- Sharvedda B&B (Grid 82874 67709) to Bettyhill (Grid 7061161810)
Road 12.5 Kms 7.7 Miles
Coast 25.1 Kms 15.6 Miles
- Bettyhill (Grid 7061161810) to Talmine
Road 29.5 Kms 18.3 Miles
Coast 28.2 Kms 17.5 Miles
- Talmine to Hope
Road 15.6 Kms 9.6 Miles
Coast 21.7 Kms 13.4 Miles
- Hope to Laid
Road 17.3 Kms 10.7 Miles
Coast 20.4 Kms 12.6 Miles
- Laid to Ferry Terminal
Road 16.1 Kms 10.0 Miles
Coast 19.9 Kms 12.3 Miles
- Ferry to Cape Wrath
Road 18.5 Kms 11.5 Miles
All information will be made available on booking but in the meantime we are using Facebook to respond to any questions you may have.
You can sponsor the event and help raise money whether you are a business or an individual!
Businesses pay a fixed amount of £30.00. When they have donated their details will be uploaded to the web site on the list of sponsors. Their donation will be deducted from their annual subscription.
Individuals can make whatever donation they want – even if they are not entering the challenge!
List of Sponsors so far….
There are some great prizes….
First prize is a two day break at a beautiful B&B in Competa, Andalucia.
Terms and conditions: The winner must take the break within one year of being advised that they have won the prize, the break must be booked by the winner themselves (it is not transferable) and when the proprietor has availability.
The prize does not include flights but does include a one day familiarisation trip with a local guide! Economical airlines flying to Malaga are Ryan Air and Easyjet. Arrangements can be made for pick up at the airport (at winner’s own expense).
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Everyone who completes the challenge gets a certificate of completion and a medal.
When you are navigating the North Highland Way, you will need a GPS. Most i-phones have an in-built GPS nowadays, but you can purchase a Garmin for very little money to help you on your way. Here is a video to help you on your challenge.
Any queries to the coordinator, ian @ letsgonorth.co.uk