New Galloway

Route devised by Bill Davison

245 Miles

Route Published: September 19, 2010

Last Rideout: May 15, 2011

#Ponteland #Belsay #Otterburn #Greenhaugh #Kielder #Saughtree #Newcastleton #Langholm #Lockerbie #Lochmaben #Dumfries #Crockerford #New Galloway #St John’s Town of Dalry #Clarence Field #Annan #Gretna #Longtown #Brampton #Greenhead

Route Description

Seaton Burn to Ponteland via rifle ranges.

Right onto A696 to Ponteland and head North-West through Belsay to Otterburn.

Turn left at Otterburn Mill onto B6320 to Greenhaugh, onto Kielder then Saughtree. At Saughtree turn left onto B6357 to Newcastleton.

Tea/Coffee Break.

In Newcastleton turn into minor road signposted ‘Golf Course’ (This is single track road and unfenced)

Follow A7 into Langholm where petrol and toilets are available. (80 miles).

A7 400yds North then left onto B7068 Lockerbie. Left at T-Junction in Lockerbie then right onto A709 through Lochmaben to A75 at Dumfries.

Continue A75 to Crockerford then right onto A712 towards New Galloway.

At T-Junction with A713 turn right then left on A712, continue over bridge to The Smithy Tea Rooms and Ice cream for Lunch. (Meals are available.)

Back to A713 and turn left to St John’s town of Dalry then A702 towards Thornhill. Right onto B729 and A76 Back to Dumfries.

A75 to Clarence Field turn right onto B724 to Annan. Turn right into Annan through centre onto B721 to Gretna. Refreshment Break and Petrol. (197 miles.)

Take A6071 to Longtown then Brampton to A69. A69 to Greenhead onto B6318 Military Road to Errington Coffee House and disband. (245 miles.)

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