This is the easier of the two supper walk routes we are offering (the other being walk 5-3), combining a great walk with an evening meal at the Laird’s Inn, Creetown (supper not included in price). This route is for those who like a more leisurely pace, without hills, but still with fine views.
The route follows the route of the old Paddy Line, the railway which ran from Dumfries to the port of Stranraer. As such it is a largely flat route.
Starting at the Cairnsmore Viaduct, we head towards Creetown. On a clear afternoon there are lovely views across the Cree estuary and the peninsular beyond to the Isle of Whithorn. It then cuts across the old military road and through fields below Barholm Farm
On reaching the edge of the village of Creetown we head for Castly Cary and supper at the Lairds Inn.
|Travel time||20 minutes|
|Start from||NX 462 630|
|End at||NX 475 576|
|Return travel time||30 minutes|
|Price (Accompanied Child)||£11.00|
Walk 5-4: Supper walk: The Paddy Line to Castle Cary