Anthony Allsop, 75 of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Anthony Allsop waited 14 years to walk from Lands End to John O’Groats to become the worlds oldest person to complete long walk. See Rossparry copy RPYWALK: A great-granddad determined to get his name in the Guinness book of world records waited 14 YEARS to become the oldest person to walk from Lands End to John O’Groats. Keen walker Anthony Allsop began his epic journey just after his 75th birthday in July last year with a new plan after a failed first attempt and Darwin, his teddy bear companion bought as a good luck mascot by his wife. The retired wall and floor tiler finished the epic walk in 56 days and said he was “thrilled” to have achieved the world record.

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