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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

A circular walk from Caresthorn along the beach to Powillimount and return via John Paul Jones' Cottage (closed for the season) and past Arbigland Estate. Wonderful views of the Lake District. Mixture  May be muddy. Mixture of beach, roads and tracks. Lunch available at the Steamboat Inn.

Sunday, 31 December 2023
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
1:00 pm
Estimated finish time:
1:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
8.9km / 5.5mi
Ascent:
36.6m / 120ft
Type:
circular

Maps  Lr 84  Ex 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 99300 59801
Nearest postcode:
DG2 8DR
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Start time:
1:00 pm

Carsethorn car park

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