Moderate Walks


Walk 1-2 - Exploring Lochnaw Estate: Galdenoch to Leswalt
Friday 5th May 2017

This interesting walk takes us to a new part of the North Rhins and includes two castles, a moor, sea views and a wooded glen. ** Walk fully booked **

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-4 - The Jewel of the South: Drummore to Mull of Galloway
Saturday 6th May 2017

This is a beautiful walk along the coastal path from the little village of Drummore to the most southerly point in Scotland at the Mull of Galloway.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-7 - The Bye-Ways of Kirkcowan
Saturday 6th May 2017

This low-level walk features the varied landscape north of the pretty village of Kirkcowan and is new territory for Walkfest.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 3-5 - Old Edinburgh Road: Craigdistant to Clatteringshaws
Sunday 7th May 2017

The Old Edinburgh Road, the historic route from Galloway to the capital, is now part forestry track, which makes for easier walking, and part rougher path.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 3-7 - Knockeans and the Fell
Sunday 7th May 2017

This delightful route provides a mixture of open hill and woodland with a variety of interesting features on the way.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 4-1 - Knockfell: The Matterhorn of the Machars
Monday 8th May 2017

Starting on the busy A75 this new route heads out into the peaceful moors of the northern Machars. ** Walk fully booked **

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 4-3 - Kirkandrews to Gatehouse of Fleet (Supper Walk)
Monday 8th May 2017

The distinctive turreted and castellated Kirkandrews Church is the starting point of this route. It was built by James Brown who moved to Knockbrex in 1900 and created a little kingdom of architectural curiosities which can be viewed along the way.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 5-2 - Through the Land of the Maxwells: Archaeological Walk
Tuesday 9th May 2017

This new route is accompanied by an archaeologist who will give insight into the many interesting features along the way.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 5-4 - Galloway's Dark Sky (Night Walk)
Tuesday 9th May 2017

Accompanied by a local astronomer, this route gives an opportunity to appreciate Galloway Forest Park's internationally renowned dark skies.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 6-1 - Stinchar and Duisk Valleys: Colmonell to Barrhill
Wednesday 10th May 2017

This South Ayrshire walk follows the valley of the Stinchar up-stream from Colmonell to Pinwherry and then heads south-east along its tributary, the Duisk, to Barrhill.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 7-1 - Mossdale into the Hills
Thursday 11th May 2017

This route follows one of the most remote sections of the old railway line to Stranraer.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

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