Places of Interest nearby
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Land’s End is frequently taken as a start point or end point for Britains most famous cycle trip: thousands of cyclists traverse the length of Great Britain by bicycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats or vice versa.
Land’s End has a particular resonance because it is often used to suggest distance. Land’s End to John o’ Groats in Scotland is a distance of 838 miles (1,349 km) by road and this Land’s End to John o’ Groats distance is often used to define races, walks or charitable events in the UK.
Linked themes: Geography
Spectacular storm at Land’s End
Land’s End is a headland and small settlement in western Cornwall. It is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England. It is on the Penwith peninsula, about eight miles (13 km) west-southwest of Penzance.