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The Hidden Road


Walk No: Glenkens 40

Start: Ewanston Bridge. GR NX 672776.

Finish: Ewanston Bridge. GR NX 672776.


Notes: Suitably named by local people this road route provides an excellent circular walk through constantly changing surroundings.


• Distance: 4 miles


• Height Gain:
• Approx. Time: 1.5hours


• Relevant Map:
Difficulty: Easy

• Terrain: Very quiet rural roads.
• Toilets: None available

• Refreshments: None available

Route Description
1. Assuming a start point at Ewanston Bridge, follow the road E for 300 meters taking the R fork. Cross the Shirmers burn at Corse Bridge, continue past Corse Farm to road and track junction at Craig Lodge.

2. Turn sharp R, pass Barnshalloch crossing the Shirmers Burn again before reaching Ironmacannie Mill and on towards the T junction at Ironmacannie opposite the Old School (now a house).

3. Turn R, passing Thorniehill and Barnhillies, along the Shirmers Burn and continue to start point.