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Rockcliffe to Kippford
Introduction to Walk 3316

Photo from the walk - Rockcliffe to Kippford

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Grade - easy

This five star Dumfries and Galloway walk follows the Coastal Path from Rockcliffe to Sandyhills. Often quoted as the finest walk in Scotland there are superb views to The Isle of Man and the Lake District. 

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