Ex-soldier walks coastline for Help for Heroes

Former soldier, Christian Nock, is walking the entire length of Britain's coastline and sleeping rough along the way to raise money for Help for Heroes.

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Soldier making history by walking British coast

A former soldier on the verge of making history is travelling through Dumfries and Galloway into Cumbria.

His journey started on 8 August 2012 Credit: Christian Around Britain/Facebook

Christian Nock has been walking the cost of Britain for a year and a half, raising more than £160,000 for Help the Heros.

He's been travelling every inch of the British coast line Credit: Christian Around Britain/Facebook

The 39-year-old has battled blisters, illness and wintry weather but had been spurred on by the public's generosity and messages of support:

Strangers have joined him along the way to keep him company Credit: Christian Around Britain/Facebook

Christian's story started in Blackpool on the 8 August 2012.

To find out more about Christian's challenge or to follow him along his journey you can visit his Facebook page, Christian Around Britain.

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