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Mull of Galloway circular

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference NX154304
Lat 54.634855 // Long -4.861705
Postcode DG9 9HP (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The Mull of Galloway is the southernmost point of Scotland. There is a lighthouse is built in 1830 by engineer Robert Stevenson. The area is a nature reserve managed by the RSPB. The walk follows the south facing cliffs before crossing the peninsula to return along the east coast. As with many coastal walks, expect to encounter some short ascents during the walk.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 309Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 309Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 82Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 82Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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