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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 Screel Hill car park up to Screel HIll and across to Bengairn. Descend by Forest Hill and Ben Gairn House. A mixture paths, heather and open hillside.

Sunday, 7 January 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:40 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
8.9km / 5.5mi
Ascent:
396.2m / 1300ft
Type:
circular

Maps  Lr 84  Ex 312

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 80000 54701
Nearest postcode:
DG7 1QJ
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Start time:
9:40 am

Screel car aprk

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