Newton Stewart Walking Festival 2012 :: Shared Description

The annual WalkFest based in Newton Stewart offers a wide range of 28 walks in South West Scotland from moderate to very strenuous over seven days in May. All pictures tagged with this shared description were taken on Walk 2-5 Corsewall Coastal Route on Saturday 12th May 2012, described in the events programme as a 13km (8 Mile) walk with about 250 metres of ascent and moderate plus difficulty.

The walk started at Cairnside (NW9870), going clockwise and following the ups and downs of the coast line past Corsewall Point (NW9772), Milleur Point (NX0173) and Lady Bay (NX0271). Then leaving the coast at Jamiesonís Point (NX0370) past Clachans (NX0270) to finish in the village of Kirkholm (NX0368).

Having completed the walk from 10.00am to 17.15pm I can honestly say that it was a challenging walk with great weather and only an occasional short shower. I suspect we travelled a bit further than 8 miles and that the walk was probably at the strenuous minus level, but it was a cracking day out with views over the North Channel and Ailsa Craig for most of the day. LinkExternal link
by Andy Farrington
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NX0073 : Caspin by Andy Farrington
NX0173 : Cliffs west of Boak Port by Andy Farrington
NW9872 : Corsewall by Andy Farrington
NW9771 : Oust Rocks by Andy Farrington
NX0368 : Kirkland by Andy Farrington
NW9972 : All Blue at Dundream by Andy Farrington
NX0273 : Portnauchtry Hill by Andy Farrington
NX0072 : Burnfoot by Andy Farrington
NW9771 : Coastal Path by Andy Farrington
NW9972 : View from Kinkhoast Well by Andy Farrington
NW9870 : Walkers Briefing by Andy Farrington
NX0368 : Tunnock's Bridge by Andy Farrington
NX0173 : Boak Port by Andy Farrington
NW9872 : Entrance to Corsewall Lighthouse by Andy Farrington
NX0272 : North of Mc Meckan's Rocks by Andy Farrington
NW9771 : Emer's Isle by Andy Farrington
NW9771 : Bloody Slouch by Andy Farrington
NX0368 : Track to Shore by Andy Farrington
NX0271 : Portmore by Andy Farrington
NX0173 : View from Milleur Point by Andy Farrington
NW9972 : Waterfall by Andy Farrington
NX0272 : North of Marsh Slung by Andy Farrington
NX0370 : Portbeg Cottage by Andy Farrington
NW9771 : View to Oust Rocks by Andy Farrington
NX0369 : Brae Face Plantation by Andy Farrington

... and 159 more images.

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Created: Sat, 12 May 2012, Updated: Tue, 15 May 2012

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