Day 59: Tuesday 14th June

A calm sort of day today.  20.5 miles to Penzance Station.  Weather was actually quite pleasant despite the forecast.  Not a great deal to report from the day.  I met Hazel for an early lunch and we met an ‘adventure cycling’ support crew who had 44 people riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 12 days.  And I thought our logistics were complicated.  The parent’s of one of the lady cyclists were very kind to donate £10 to Hazel.  Many thanks.

St. Michael’s Mount with the causeway just visible below the water.


It was a thrill to see the sea and walk along the coastal path.  St. Michael’s Mount is always eye-catching.  Plenty of people wind surfing and kite surfing.  Hazel even managed to find a parking space and treat me to an ice cream.  Lovely.

The final surprise of the day came via a text message from an old colleague, on holiday and following the blog.  We met up with Kevin and Jane McPartlan for a nice dinner, and Kevin is going to walk the final morning with me to Land’s End.

Mixed feelings tonight as I contemplate the final walk tomorrow.

The penultimate change of footwear in the car park at Penzance Station.

3 thoughts on “Day 59: Tuesday 14th June

  1. Enjoy the last day , Chris. Sorry I couldn’t make it to walk with you. Currently I’m on John’s boat planning to sail with him and other friends today
    Well done and congratulations


  2. Well done Chris, what an amazing achievement!! Enjoy the last day. We’re in Bath heading up to West Kirby/Liverpool and then the Lake District. Looking forward to seeing you at the Celebration Dinner. Love to you and Hazel.


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