Tag Archives: Spring

SUW16: The Roman Road

15 miles  5h 45m  682m ascent; max elevation 305m on Woodheads Hill Route: SUW Gala to Lauder What more could we ask for? The Southern Upland Way in sunshine, with riverside and farmland walks, plenty of wild flowers, hawthorn and … 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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Darnaw’s Dragonfly Monument

5.8 miles  4h 30m  ascent 340m Route: Quarry SE of Clatteringshaws, Low Craignell, Craignell, Darnaw, Dragonfly Monument Then we set off again over two very desolate hills that have for names, as Sammle told me, Craignell and Darnaw. We were high up on them and keeping … Continue reading

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