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Dumfries and District Ramblers

Our programme is published three times a year, the next edition will be available about a month before the end of the current one.

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DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 16th December
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:30am at
NX949708 / DG2 8HB
On forest tracks and paths4.5mile / 7.2kmModerate
C+
Leader
Peter Challis
01387 320519
Sunday, 17th December
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:45am at
NX500547 / DG8 7DZ
Rough open hillside,farm tracks. Fine views7mile / 11.3kmModerate
B
Leader
John Lumb
01387 270153
Saturday, 30th December
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10:30am at
NY267240 / CA12 4NW
Woodland tracks,paths and disused railway. Followed by lunch and shopping in Keswick5.5mile / 8.9kmModerate
C+
Leader
Colin Brickwood
01387 253428
Monday, 1st January
10am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10:05am at
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
A walk around Dumfries on tracks and roads. Could be muddy4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
C+
Leader
Vivienne Pickering
01387 252926
Saturday, 6th January
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:45am at
NX964923 / DG1 1RL
A figure of eight walk gradually ascending and descending onsheltered forest and waterside pathsand tracks6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Dave McMaster
01387 261977
Saturday, 13th January
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:45am at
NX839785 / DG2 9UE
From Glenkiln via Shalloch to Lochenkit.Return via Turner's Monument.(Optional walk to monument extra 0.75 miles 450ft ascent)Forest tracks, farm tracks and minor road. Gentle ascents and descents.9mile / 14.5kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Eric Pickering
07966 834975
Sunday, 14th January
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at
NS857000 / DG3 4AG
On paths and tracks along the Nith and around the estate7.5mile / 12.1kmLeisurely
C
Leader
01848 331627
Saturday, 20th January
1:55pm at Annandale Arms Hotel
NT084054 / DG10 9AA
2pm at
NT084054 / DG10 9AA
Through Moffat to Gallow Hill and back along the River Annan on pavements and paths3.5mile / 5.6kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Stuart King
01387 780605
Sunday, 21st January
8am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9am at
NT189093 / TD7 5JD
Taking in White Shank,Capel Fell,Wind Fell, Hopetoun Craig and Ettrick Pen.8.5mile / 13.7kmStrenuous
B+
Leader
Tom Lindsay
01387 268513
Saturday, 27th January
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:40am at
NY074973 / DG10 9PX
Walk to remains of Dumgree Church and ancient fort. Then forest access to Minnygap wind farm. Return via Boreland Tower and Annandale Way. Forest tracks minor road and open field.7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Eric Pickering
07966 834975
Sunday, 28th January
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:45am at
NT083049 / DG10 9ER
Following the Roman Road and returning by Meikleholmside.Tracks and open hillside.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
B
Leader
Terry Cumiskey
01387 256373
Sunday, 4th February
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at Gatehouse
NX599563 / DG7 2HT
Snowdrops in the Cally Woods and a walk inthe Boreland Hills. Can be muddy7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Sarah Wood
01557 815287
Saturday, 10th February
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at Auldgirth
NX912866 / DG2 0XG
Down the Nith Valley on paths ,tracks and embankments10mile / 16.1kmModerate
C+
Leader
Dave McMaster
01387 261977
Sunday, 11th February
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at Culter Allers Farm
NT031310 / ML12 6QB
Tussocky open hillside . Steep ascent early in walk but evetually well worth the effort required.6.5mile / 10.5kmStrenuous
B
Leader
Tom Lindsay
01387 268513
Saturday, 17th February
8am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:15am at Mitchellslacks
NX964960 / DG3 5EN
From Mitchellslacks along the road to Garroch then up to Gana via Tod Craig Hill. The walk also incorporates Daer Hass, Earncraig Hill Penbreck and Wee Queensberry. Great views. Some road s and tracks then a lack of pathsplus steep or rough sections.12mile / 19.3kmStrenuous
A
Leader
Stuart King
01387 780605
Sunday, 18th February
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at Bessie's Hill car park
NY249952 / DG13 0QQ
Probably the base for an important branch of the Selgovae tribe,who ruled much of South West Scotland in the iron age.The walk is from Bessie's Hill car park and also visits the Bessie's Hill Fort, an outpost of Castle O'er. Good forest tracks with grassy paths to the forts.5.5mile / 8.9kmModerate
C
Leader
Stuart King
01387 780605
Saturday, 24th February
9am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
10am at Langholm
NY362847 / DG13 0AL
On tracks,paths,pavement and one field. This offers a fun way to circumnavigate the "Muckle Toon"a typical Borders Town.7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
C
Leader
Marion Glover
01387 254334
Sunday, 25th February
8am at Brooms Road car park
NX975758 / DG1 2LA
9:15am at Carsphairn
NX557944 / DG7 3TH
Tracks and grassy hillside7.5mile / 12.1kmStrenuous
B+
Leader
Terry Cumiskey
01387 256373

 

 

 

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