Walks on Saturday 12th May 2018


Walk 2-1 - Walkfest Challenge

This is one of the most challenging routes in the WalkFest 2018 programme as it tackles every aspect of the Galloway Hills and only fit and experienced walkers should consider it.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-2 - Almorness

This popular walk along the Solway is a real coastal gem

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-3 - Millfore

This walk enables an isolated Graham, Millfore, to be included in a pleasant walk in the Minnigaff Hills

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-4 - In the steps of the Covenanters: Craigencallie to Stroan Bridge

This route explores some of the areas where the Covenanters were to be found.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-5 - Cairnsmore of Fleet: The Mill Burn Route

This route climbs one of Galloway's best known hills as well as giving lovely panoramic views.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-6 - Glasserton Church to the Isle of Whithorn: Archaeology walk

THIS WALK IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - PLEASE CHOOSE ANOTHER ROUTE This walk, accompanied by an archaeologist, explores the southern most tip of the Machars.

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Walk 2-7 - Birds at Barclye

This bird watching themed walk will be accompanied by a ranger from the RSPB

Distance
Grade
Ascent

Evening entertainment:
Talk and slide show: The Covenanter memorials in the landscape

Join us for an illustrated talk and slide show by Alison Burgess of Dumfries and Galloway Council who will talk about the Covenanter memorials in the Galloway landscape.

Time: 8pm

Location: The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre, Riverside View, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NQ

Cost: £4.00 including refreshments

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