Dumfries to Gatehouse of Fleet

This ride follows NCN route 7 from Dumfries to Gatehouse of Fleet via Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright Bay .
You start with a lovely traffic free run along the River Nith in Dumfries and head west to Lochfoot where you pass Lochrutton Loch. The route continues on road to Haugh of Urr crossing Urr Water over the Haugh Bridge, before more quiet country roads take you onto Castle Douglas where you can enjoy a pleasant traffic free run around Carlingwark Loch.
The ride then heads to Kirkcudbright where you cross the River Dee - this section has great views of St Mary's Isle and the beautiful Kirkcudbright Bay. The final stretch takes you to Gatehouse of Fleet from Kirkcudbright with highlights including views of the Islands of Fleet and the Water of Fleet.

Dumfries to Gatehouse of Fleet Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Dumfries to Gatehouse of Fleet Aerial Photo View Map

Distance45 miles (72 km)
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Route Photos
River Nith, Dumfries
Castle Douglas
Carlingwark Loch, Castle Douglas
Crossing the River Dee at Kirkcudbright
River Dee near Kirkcudbright
Water of Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet

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Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route

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