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Southern Upland Way

Location: Scotland (Across the Southern Upland mountains) Distance: 211 miles (340km)

27 May Sleeper from London to sleeper to Stranraer (arrive 0630 28th May). [Note: this sleeper service was withdrawn on 14 May 1990!]

28 May Taxi from Stranraer to Portpatrick. Portpatrick to Castle Kennedy (0700 -1200 hours) 13½ miles Dinner, B&B at Eynhallow Hotel, Castle Kennedy, Wigtonshire. Tel 05814 - 256.

29 May Castle Kennedy to New Luce (0945 -1150 hours) 9½ miles Dinner, B&B at Kenmuir Arms Hotel, New Luce, Wigtonshire. Tel 05816 - 218. 30 May New Luce to Knowe (0900 - 1300 hours) 14½ miles Dinner B&B: Mrs Sykes, Knowe Village. Tel 067-184-244.

31 May Knowe Village to St John’s Town of Dalry. (0730 -1730 hours) 27 miles Dinner B&B at the Clachan Inn, St Johns Town of Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire. Tel 06443-241.

1 June St John’s Town of Dalry to Sanquhar. (0845 - 1845 hours) 27 miles Dinner, B&B at Drumbringan GH, 53 Castle Street, Sanquhar. Tel 0659-50409.

02 June Sanquhar to Wanlockhead (0930 - 1230 hours) 8 miles Dinner, B&B at the Walk Inn, Wanlockhead. Lanarkshire. Tel 0659-74360.

03 June Wanlockhead to Beattock (0815 - 1615 hours) 20 miles Dinner, B&B at the Old Brig Inn, Beattock, Dumfriesshire. Tel 06933-401.

04 June Beattock to St Mary’s Loch (0915 - 1700 hours) 21 miles Dinner, B&B at Tibbie Shiels Inn, St Mary’s Loch, Selkirkshire. Tel 075-042-231. 05 June St Mary’s Loch to Innerliethan (0915 - 1350 hours) 12 miles B&B: Mrs B McBeth, The Green, Leithen Road, Innerleithan. Tel 0896-830261.

06 June Innerliethan to Melrose (0930 - 1615 hours) 17 miles B&B: Mrs B Lockie, Little Fardell, Abbey Street, Melrose. Tel 089-682-2206.

07 June Melrose to Lauder (0915 - 1230 hours) 9½ miles B&B: Mrs M Shenton, The Grange, 6 Edinburgh Road, Lauder. Tel 05782-649.

08 June Lauder to Longforacus (0925 - 1430 hours) 15 miles B&B: Mrs M Amos, Eildon Cottage, Longforacus, Berwickshire. Tel 03617-230

09 June Longforacus to Cockburnspath (0905 - 1515 hours) 17½ miles Taxi to tba B&B in Dunbar

10 June Train from Dunbar to London