Walks on Saturday 11th May 2019


Walk 2-1 - Walkfest Challenge

**SORRY THIS WALK IS FULLY BOOKED ** This year’s WalkFest Challenge covers a route combining most of the Awfu Hand Range with the Dungeon Range and will provide a day that will last long in the memory. Only those with considerable hill experience and high levels of fitness should consider this wal

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Ascent

Walk 2-2 - The Shire Moors: Cairnryan to New Luce

This route over the moors east of Loch Ryan goes from the hustle and bustle of the ferry port of Cairnryan to finish in the tranquil village of New Luce

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Ascent

Walk 2-3 - Seeking the source: Corrafekloch to House O'Hill

This is a straightforward low level walk following forest roads but provides superb views of the Awfu Hands and different times. It is a route often used by the car rallying fraternity but hopefully not today!

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Ascent

Walk 2-4 - Pipes and Drum: Glenlee to Dalry

​** LAST FEW SPACES AVAILABLE ** Intrigued by the title? Then come along and savour some of the hidden gems which will delight your senses as we walk through a varying landscape in the beautiful Glenkens.

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Ascent

Walk 2-5 - Solway Smugglers: Gull Craig to Brighouse

This is a captivating coastal walk along the shore of the Solway with its history of smuggling, shipwrecks, murder and mystery.

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Ascent

Walk 2-6 - Newton Stewart to Drannandow: Archaeology walk

** SORRY - THIS WALK IS FULLY BOOKED** This walk has been designed by and is accompanied by our local and very knowledgeable archaeologist and discovers the archeology interest around Minnigaff

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Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-7 - Galloway Untamed: Craigdistant to Auchenleck

** LAST FEW SPACES AVAILABLE ** This easy route, using forest tracks, gives you the chance to feel as if you are in the Galloway Hills without the climbing.

Distance
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Ascent

Talk and slideshow:
Dry stane dykes in the Galloway landscape

Join us for an illustrated talk and slide show by Nic Coombey, local chair of the Dry Stone Walling Association who will talk about this year's special theme - dry stane dykes - an iconic feature of the Galloway landscape.

Time: 8pm

Location: The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre, Riverside View, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NQ

Cost: £4.00 including refreshments

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