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Dumfries & District Group

Dumfries & District Ramblers enable you to enjoy great walks in the local area, the Galloway and Moffat Hills plus the Lake District with a very friendly group.

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Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

A lovely coastal walk starting at Balcary Bay Hotel car park and going inland past Loch Makie to Rascarrel   on to Barlocco Bay. Then retracing our steps to Rascarrel all the way along the cooastal path to Airds Point and back to the start.

Saturday, 20 April 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:50 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
12.9km / 8.0mi
Ascent:
121.9m / 400ft
Type:
circular

Maps  Lr 84  Ex 312/313

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NX 97500 75801
Nearest postcode:
DG1 2LB
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Meeting time:
9:00 am

Brooms road car park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NX 82100 49501
Nearest postcode:
DG7 1QZ
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Start time:
9:50 am

Balcary Bay Hotel

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking