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Whithorn Way

229 km / 142 miles

Dumfries & Galloway, Glasgow, N Ayrshire, Renfrew, S Ayrshire
To be opened at Easter 2018

A Pilgrimage route between Glasgow and Whithorn Priory following wherever possible already established paths and cycleways and in particular the trail makes extensive use of the National Cycle & Path Route 7 and the Ayrshire Coastal Path. At other points Core Paths form the majority of the trail.


Path Type
Other Paths
Other Paths; Average Gradients; Coastal; Pilgrimage; Religious
NS577668 - Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow
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NX443403 - Whithorn Priory Remains, Dumfries & Galloway
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Route Profile:

228.9 Km (142.2 miles)
2,778 m (9,114 ft) ascent
275 m (902 ft)  maximum height