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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

Another attempt to complete this walk weather permitting. A  walk from Blackhope cottage up the Blackhope Burn and the Whitty Gill to Rottan Bottom. Returning by the Carrifan Burn

Saturday, 9 December 2023
Meeting time:
8:00 am
Start time:
9:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
12.9km / 8.0mi
Ascent:
640.1m / 2100ft
Type:
circular

Maps  lr 79  Ex 330

Features

  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

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

Brooms road car park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 14699 09801
Nearest postcode:
DG10 9LQ
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Start time:
9:00 am

Blackhope Cottage on A708

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