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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.

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

From the Old Red Lion Ringford, a lollipop walk to Neilson's Monument. Grassy paths (with possibly a few muddy puddles) and a short steep section to the monument. Brilliant 360 views on a clear day. Tea and scones afterwards at the Old Red Lion.

Saturday, 23 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:40 am
Estimated finish time:
1:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
8km / 5.0mi
Ascent:
198.1m / 650ft
Type:
circular

Maps  Lr 84  Ex 312

Features

  • 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 68800 57701
Nearest postcode:
DG7 2AL
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Start time:
9:40 am

Ringford

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