Walk 2-5: Newton Stewart by the Back Door: Shennanton to Newton Stewart

**SORRY THIS WALK IS NOT FULLY BOOKED ** This route offers a gentle walk through the moors and woods west of Newton Stewart, from the River Bladnoch to the River Cree, finishing in the centre of Newton Stewart.


Distance
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The walk starts at the old Bladnoch Bridge, meanders through Shennanton estate and Penninghame forest where views of the Minnigaff hills and local wildlife can be seen.

The route then goes through the farmlands of Skaith and Barnkirk to enter the town via Blairmount Park and Doonhill woods.

Note: This walk start time has moved slightly earlier to depart at 10am, with registration from 9.30am. Also, distance is 8 miles (13km), not 6 miles (10km) as previosuly advertised.

Starting Location

End Location

Theme Cafe
Register from 09:30
Depart at 10:00
Travel time 15 minutes
Start from NX 346 631
End at NX 412 653
Return travel time None
Return by 14:15
Price (Adult) £11.00
Price (Accompanied Child) £11.00
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Walk 2-5: Newton Stewart by the Back Door: Shennanton to Newton Stewart