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What a Great Ride

Completed the full John Muir Way by bike over a 7 day period - solo. Rode Helensburgh to Dunbar... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
San Diego, California
Transport & accommodation for John Muir Way Link/Berwickshire Coastal Path

16 of us just completed walking along the coast from Gosford House near North Berwick along the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Sevenoaks, Kent
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Completed the full John Muir Way by bike over a 7 day period - solo. Rode Helensburgh to Dunbar, stopping at local B&B each night. The ride is not too aggressive and very well marked, although I did get lost a few times when I...More

4  Thank Sabebo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

My wife and I walked the John Muir way over a 10 day period, walking west to east so from Helensburgh to Dunbar, the walk itself is a rather curious one and gives the impression it is aimed at cyclists more than walks, at times...More

4  Thank David H
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Having done the Camino de Santiago, perhaps hubby and I were spoiled with ample places to stop during each day's walk and ample alburgues. We wanted to do another long walk and read about this. As others have noted, you definitely need the guidebook as...More

3  Thank dramady
Reviewed 9 April 2018

16 of us just completed walking along the coast from Gosford House near North Berwick along the John Muir Way then onto the John Muir Link and the Berwickshire Coastal Path to Berwick-upon-Tweed. It was very wet! We based ourselves in Dunbar (plenty of hotels;...More

Thank MeldrewVictor
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The first thing you notice on arrival in Helensburgh is how difficult it is to find the start of the way, in fact we never did, but it is actually very well sign posted throughout this part of the cycle. All of the route up...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The developers have done an excellent job marking this long distance walk (LDW) with high quality well-placed markers. However, if you are considering walking the whole 130+ miles, you need some tips from experienced ramblers, and a copy of the Rucksack Readers guidebook. I've done...More

5  Thank Enkanear
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I did NOT walk the entire trail. Rather, I walked from Dunbar Harbour along the coastline to John Muir Park - about 50 minutes. While I obviously cannot comment on the entire walk, from what I did experience I can say it was fantastic. The...More

2  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this trail! I walked the first four sections, starting in helensburgh. Day 2 was long and hilly, but doable. I used the maps available on the JMW website and they were good, but it would be worthwhile to also get the guidebook for...More

2  Thank Rose L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great walk and amazing scenery, managed the whole route in ten days which we enjoyed. We used Steve at the JMW baggage transfer service, good price and great service.

1  Thank Davie R
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place you can take a long or short walk and enjoy stunning views. Great place to take the dog. I hate the thing that you must pay two pounds to park now. Even though the machines don't take the new pound coins. I...More

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Jeanine L
26 August 2018|
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Response from MeldrewVictor | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jeanine We didn't cycle any of it but then we didn't do it all. We only did the bit along the coast (or near the coast) and that is certainly best done on foot. If you tried to cycle it you probably wouldn't be able to... More
Faith S
30 May 2017|
Response from Gogs63 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Faith, it's such a coincidence that you have asked me this question, as I was actually out walking the section from Cockburnspath to Dunbar today, which is a 10 mile section and possible my favourite section, along with... More