Category Archives: Lanarkshire

The Southern Upland Way: overview

The 212.6 miles of the southern upland way include coastal cliffs, upland moors, hills and mountains, meadows, riverbanks, loch side paths, farmland, parkland, woodland, country estates, paths across dams, farm tracks, drove roads, roman roads, ancient trade routes, and coffin … Continue reading

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Southern Upland Way: the Middle Marches

The central section of the SUW, from the River Nith at Sanquhar to the River Tweed at Yair Bridge is 70.4 of the SUW’s 212 miles, though our journey clocked up 76.5 miles with 4403m ascent. This took us from … Continue reading

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SUW11: Daer to Beattock

10.6 miles  465m ascent  5h 59m; max elevation 562m Hods Hill Route: SUW We wimped out on Saturday. Sorry, having considered the weather forecast and awoken to howling winds battering hailstones against the windows we rescheduled for Sunday. A good … Continue reading

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