Note: This route is being undertaken in reverse compared to what is advertised in the paper brochure due to on the ground conditions. This route offers a mix of lovely oak woodland paths and wide open vistas.
Starting at the former campsite at Caldons, the route follows the steep sided Caldons Burn to reach Lamachan, at 717 metres, the highest point in the Minnigaff Hills.
The route then crosses onto the Larg Hill before dropping down through spruce forest past Loch Middle to reach the Wood of Cree. The final stretch is via paths through the attractive oak woodland to finish at the RSPB car park.
|Travel time||30 minutes|
|Start from||NX 397 791|
|End at||NX 381 708|
|Return travel time||30 minutes|
|Price (Accompanied Child)||£11.00|
Walk 3-2: The Heart of the Minnigaff Hills