Land's End


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Land's End,

promontory, Cornwall, SW England, forming the westernmost extremity of the English mainland. Of wave-carved granite, it has cliffs c.60 ft (20 m) high. Offshore are reefs and rocky islets, on one of which is Longships Lighthouse. Land's End is a major tourist attraction.

Land’s End

the southwestern tip of Britain. [Geography: Misc.]
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Simply estimate the distance covered by the car on the round trip from Denbigh and back via Land's End and John O'Groats.
The feedback from the fire-fighters due to use the appliance over the next 20 years or so has been extremely flattering and we look forward to an excellent partnership with Land's End Airport supporting the AT over the next few decades.
The group said there was a small increase in revenue at the Land's End landmark, which is visited by more than 500,000 people each year, following a PS240,000 investment at the Land's End hotel and refurbishment of the First & Last Inn.
A headland of Permian granite cliffs about 270 million years old, Land's End juts out into the North Atlantic Ocean from the Penwith Peninsula and is frequently battered by storm force gales and giant waves.
Tori James, 32, and her team of four adventurers paddled for 34 hours and 25 minutes non-stop to cover the 165 miles from Land's End to the tip of Pembrokeshire.
Mary's on the Isles of Scilly and Land's End in Cornwall, by providing grants to the two airport operators.
The iconic Land's End to John O' Groats journey - known as the LEJOG or JOGLE - might look daunting on paper, yet it remains an incredibly popular challenge.
And while thousands of walkers have trod the well-beaten path to John O'Groats from Land's End, Sean Conway is the first man ever to swim there.
We have been doing Murder Mystery Weekends once or twice a year at Land's End in Homer for the past 15 years," O'Leary says.
The duo, who work in the city's Jewellery Quarter, travelled 873 miles from John O'Groats to Land's End in 17 hours.
FOUR friends from Kenilworth are aiming to raise pounds 4,000 as they cycle more than 1,000 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Chas Muskett, 54, from Bethesda, will dedicate the 874-mile 'End to End' - Land's End to John O'Groats, ride to his 25-year-old son, Ben, who died in a car crash in January 2011.