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Sanquhar to Wanlockhead

Another wonderful day, mostly on good grassy tracks, with the final section along the valley, passing the old mining ruins into the highest village in Scotland. Some great views during the day and no rain, but a bitter wind towards the end.

Walk Details

Date: 2013-05-04

Start: Sanquhar    Finish: Wanlockhead

Distance: 8.7 mls, 14.00 km

Height Gain: 2000 ft, 609.6 m

Start Time: 09:30    End Time: 13:00

Duration: 03:30

Ave Speed: 2.5 mph

Region: Southern Uplands

Route Description: Sanquhar, Cow's Wynd, Lochburn Bridge, Coupland Knowe, Cogshead, Highmill Knowe, Wanlock Water, Wanlockhead

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Walking with: Alone

Long Distance Path: Southern Upland Way

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Previous Walk

Walk Name: Nether Holm of Dalquhairn to Sanquhar

Date: 2013-05-03
Distance: 13.8 mls, 22.21 km
Height Gain: 1400 ft, 426.7 m

Next Walk

Walk Name: Wanlockhead to Beattock

Date: 2013-05-05
Distance: 20.9 mls, 33.64 km
Height Gain: 3700 ft, 1127.8 m