Stage 2: Scotland/ North West – Berwick to Blackpool – Completed

This is the route Jon took and that not all the places listed or the marked way points on the maps were stops. Completed

Overall Route

Day One – Saturday July 4th – Start at Berwick-upon-Tweed to Dundee

Starts: 9.30 am Berwick upon Tweed Barracks Car Park

Via: Dunbar
New Hailes National Trust
The Shore, Leith Docks
Musselburgh
Edinburgh over Forth Bridge
A921 to Kingshorn, Kirkcaldy
A915 Anstruther, Crail to St Andrews
A92 over the bridge to Dundee

Day Two – Sunday 5th July – Dundee to Banff

Via: A92 to Arbroath/Stonehaven
Montrose
A90 to Aberdeen
A90 to to near Newbrough
Haddo House NT
A9000/A920 to Fyvie Castle NT, 
A947 to Turriff

Day Three – Rest Day – Banff

Day Four – Tuesday 7th July – Banff to Helmsdale

Via: A97 to Banff
A98 to Cullen/Fochabers 
Nairn via Brodie Castle NT
A96 to Inverness
A9 over Kessock Bridge/Cromarty Bridge 
A9 to Alness 
B9176 to A836 to Kincardine/Bonar Bridge 
A9 to Golspie/Brora/Helmsdale

Day Five – Wednesday 8th July – Helmsdale to Tongue via John O’Groats

Via: A9 to Berridale, Dunbeath and Wick 
A99 to John O’ Groats via Duncansby Head
A836 via Mey, Dunnet, Castletown
to Thurso and Tongue

Day Six – Rest Day – Tongue

Day Seven – Friday 10th July – Tongue to Poolewe

Via: A 838 via Durness, Laxford Bridge, Scourie
passing by Ardvreck Castle 
Ardmair, Ullapool, Corrieshalloch Gorge Nature Reserve
Laide
Poolewe

Day Eight – Saturday 11th July – Poolewe to Fort William

Via: A832 Inverewe Gardens NT
Talladale
Achnasheen
A890 Attadale
Kyle of Lochalsh
Skye Bridge
A87 to Invergarry
Spean Bridge
Fort William

Day Nine – Rest Day – Fort William

Day Ten – Monday 13th July – Fort William to Dumbarton

Via: A82 Glencoe Visitor Centre NT
A828 to Dunbeg, Oban
A816 to Lochgilphead
A83 Loch Gair, Inveraray, Tarbet
A82 to Arden
A818 to The Hill House, Helensburgh NT
A82 to Dumbarton

Day Eleven – Tuesday 14th July – Dunbarton to Stranraer

Via: A82 to Erskine Bridge
M898, M8 to A737 to Johnstone
A760 to Kilburnie, Largs
A78 to Ardrossan, Irvine, A77 to Alloway
A719 Culzean Castle NT Dunure
Turnberry
back on A77 Girvan, Cairnryan
Stranraer
A75 to Kircowan turn for Wigtown

Day Twelve – Rest Day – Stranraer

Day Thirteen – Thursday 16th July – Stranraer to Cartmel

Via: Newton Stewart A75 to Threave Estate and Castle NT
Dumfries
Gretna
M6 Junct 44 Carlisle
A689 to A595/A596 to Aspatria, Maryport, Workington
A596 to Whitehaven, Egremont
Seascale, Broughton-in-Furness
Grizebeck A5092 Cartmel

Day Fourteen – Friday 17th July – Cartmel to the finish of Stage 2 at Blackpool

Via: Grange over Sands
A590 to Levens
A6 to Carnforth Morecambe Bay, Lancaster
A588, A583 to Fleetwood
A587/A584 to Blackpool