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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

Parking at Morton Castle, up Morton Main Hill, East Morton Hill and Nether Hill, then drop down into the Glenaggart Valley. Follow the path past kettleton Byre Bothy and Clintycleuch Rig then down to Burn farm. Rough hillsides, tracks and quiet road. A bit of history and superb views.  Please note that following the recce this will now be done the other way round - this makes for a better walk.

Thursday, 16 May 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
13.7km / 8.5mi
Ascent:
502.9m / 1650ft
Type:
circular

Maps  Lr 78 Ex 329

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 88900 99001
Nearest postcode:
DG3 5EF
what3words:
eyeliner.grumble.milk
Start time:
9:45 am

Morton Castle

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