Walk 4-2: Southern Upland Way: Day 4 - Knowe to Glentrool

** SORRY - THIS WALK IS FULLY BOOKED. CONTACT US TO BE ADDED TO THE RESERVE LIST ** The fourth and final stage of our Southern Upland Way journey covers the stretch from Knowe Village to Glentrool.


The route leaves Knowe Village and follows the route up to the Hill of Ochiltree with views westward over the Loch and eastward to the Galloway hills.

It then drops down into the Cree Valley and crosses the river at Bargrennan.

Following the east bank of the Cree it then cuts back up the Water of Minnoch through attractive woodland to the Water of Trool. There are enchanting views of tumbling burns and deep, silent pools at every turn.

The walk then leaves the Southern Upland Way and heads back on woodland paths to the final stop at The Hive Community Centre in Glentrool where a refreshment and a warm welcome awaits.

Starting Location

End Location

Theme Cafe
Register from 08:00
Depart at 08:30
Travel time 30 minutes
Start from NX 313 714
End at NX 359 784
Return travel time 20 minutes
Return by 17:00
Price (Adult) £11.00
Price (Accompanied Child) £11.00
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Walk 4-2: Southern Upland Way: Day 4 - Knowe to Glentrool