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Portpatrick to Moffat - 12 Days / 13 Nights (Ave 11 miles per day)

    This extended itinerary breaks down the western section of the SUW into smaller more manageable sections averaging approximately 11 miles per day. Vehicle Support is provided at various locations with accommodation being required for two nights in Bargrennan or Newton Stewart (see notes below) and four nights in St Johns Town of Dalry.

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    Route Section Portpatrick to Moffat
    Total Distance
    130 miles (208kms)
    Duration 12 Days / 13 Nights*
    Average Daily Distance
    11 miles (17.6kms)
    March to October
    Cost per person including
    Vehicle Support
    also including
    Luggage Transfers

    £POA (Prices are based on two persons and shared room occupancy).

    Single Person Supplement - £POA
    Cost per person including only
    Vehicle Support
    £POA (Prices are based on two persons and shared room occupancy).

    Single Person Supplement - £POA


    • Prices quoted are inclusive of VAT
    • A single person supplement will apply
    • *The final nights accommodation in Moffat is optional
    • **On Day 3 it may be necessary to provide accommodation in Newton Stewart due to limited accommodation in Bargrennan, additional vehicle support will therefore be required
    • VS - Vehicle Support - times to be agreed
    • All itineraries are subject to availability
    • In the event that accommodation is not available in the locations specified it may be necessary to transfer walkers to the next available location which will incur additional costs

    Itinerary details


    Route Section
    Arrive Accommodation in Portpatrick prior
    to 1st day's walking.
    Miles Kms
    Day 1
    Portpatrick to Castle Kennedy
    Accommodation - Castle Kennedy
    Day 2 Castle Kennedy to New Luce
    Accommodation - New Luce
    Day 3 New Luce to Knowe Village
    (VS - pm)
    Accommodation - Bargrennan or Newton Stewart**
    14  22.4
    Day 4 Knowe Village to Glentrool Visitors Centre
    (VS - am / pm)
    Accommodation - Bargrennan or Newton Stewart
    12 19.2
    Day 5 Glentrool Visitors Centre to Craigenbay
    (VS - am / pm)
    Accommodation - Dalry
    13 20.8
    Day 6 Craigenbay to Dalry
    (VS - am)
    Accommodation - Dalry
    8 12.8
    Day 7
    Dalry to Stroanpatrick
    (VS - pm)
    Accommodation - Dalry
    7.5 12
    Day 8 Stroanpatrick to Lorg
    (VS - am / pm)
    Accommodation - Dalry
    Day 9 Lorg to Sanquhar
    (VS - am)
    Accommodation - Sanquhar
    10 16
    Day 10 Sanquhar to Wanlockhead
    Accommodation - Wanlockhead
    Day 11 Wanlockhead to Daer Reservoir
    Accommodation - Daer Reservoir
    Day 12 Daer Reservoir to Moffat
    (VS - am)
    Accommodation - Moffat*
      Total 130 208

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