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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
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Overview

A circular walk from the Laggan outdoor centre to Cairnharrow, via Ben John, returning via Barholm and High Auchenlarie. A mixture of roads, tracks and openhillside which will be tussocky and boggy. Out standing views of the bay and surrounding hills on a clear day. Refreshments at Gather, the nearby restaurant.

Saturday, 13 January 2024
Meeting time:
8:00 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
569.1m / 1867ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NX 97500 75801
Nearest postcode:
DG1 2LB
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Meeting time:
8:00 am

Meet at Brooms Rd car park Dumfries for car sharing. We will leave at 08.00

Starting point

Grid reference:
NX 54468 52988
Nearest postcode:
DG7 2ES
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Start time:
9:30 am

Park at main car park Laggan Outdoor centre on the A 75

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