John Eckersley is proud of his Merseyside roots and yet, as a person who has lived in Yorkshire for much of his life and who has walked much of our beautiful county, he is almost a naturalised Yorkshireman (well that’s what his wife Nancy would like to think).
In 2010 John produced his seventh walking book, ‘Alphabetting in East Yorkshire’, which is the sixth one set in Yorkshire. Click Books, or use the “site map” on the right, to read more.
In August 2011, John and Nancy completed their Land’s End to John o’Groats walk. Click on LEJOG for more details.
In August 2013, John and Nancy completed their walk in celebration of Bridlington Priory’s 900th anniversary. Click on Priory900 for more details.
In May 2014, Nancy and John completed their walk from Dover to Carlisle visiting Cathedrals as they went. Click on Dover to Carlisle for more details.
In June 2015, John and Nancy helped to launch St Hilda’s Way – a new 40 mile long-distance trail in North Yorkshire. Click on St Hilda for more details.
In June 2016, Nancy and John again donned their boots to raise funds for a Christian Aid project in Ethiopia to help women and girls. Click on Firth to Firth for more details.
In May 2017, Nancy and John launched the ‘Coastliner Way’ a new series of walks where each leg starts and finishes at a Coastliner bus stop. Click on Coastliner Way for more details.
In 2020, John produced a short summary of his life entitled ‘Life in all its Fullness’, including his walking adventures from recent years. Click Books, or use the “site map” on the right, to read more.