Walks on Sunday 12th May 2019


Walk 3-1 - Curleywee: Galloway's Highland Peak

** LAST FEW SPACES AVAILABLE ** This route climbs one of Galloway's most distinctive peaks, Curleywee, with its craggy top.

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Walk 3-2 - Wild West Rhins Coast

** NOTE – THIS ROUTE REPLACES THE MOURNE'S VIEW ROUTE PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED ** This is a new route for Walkfest which hugs the western coast of the Rhins and will form part of the Rhins Coastal Path when it opens in the next year or two.

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Ascent

Walk 3-3 - Every name tells a story: St Ninans Cave to Isle of Whithorn

Discover the stories behind the coastline between St Ninian’s Cave and the Isle of Whithorn, where the rugged coast-line of Burrow Head provides spectacular views, and the meaning of place names reveal stories of lucky escapes and pilgrimages or mark good fishing spots and the haunts of seabirds.

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Ascent

Walk 3-4 - The old military road: Gatehouse to Creetown

This inland route, using country roads, travels through a variety of habitats.

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Ascent

Walk 3-5 - Gentle Merrick

** LAST FEW SPACES AVAILABLE ** This route climbs the south of Scotland's highest hill, Merrick, but at a gentle pace and with plenty of help and support along with way.

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Ascent

Walk 3-6 - Cairnharrow's Neolithic past

Despite being quite short, this route includes rough ground and a steep climb up Cairnharrow but you are rewarded with some fascinating history and some great views.

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Ascent

Walk 3-7 - The old railway line: Creetown to Kirroughtree

This gentle afternoon route follows the old Paddy Line, the railway between Dumfries and Stranraer which closed in 1965 as one of Dr Beeching's cuts but which has found a new lease of life as a walking and cycling path.

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Ascent

Open evening with Stewart R Cunningham

Get advice on the latest outdoor gear, enjoy some nibbles - plus don’t forget to take this brochure along to get a 15% discount on selected products!

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: Stewart R Cunningham Outdoor Centre, 14 - 18 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6BT

Cost: £Free

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