Cairnryan to Glen App on The Lochryan Coastal Path

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The Lochryan Coastal Path is a newly designated, eleven-mile trail running the length of Loch Ryan from Stranraer and into Glen App, where it meets the southern end of the Ayrshire Coastal Path at Glenapp Church, Mark. This is a linear route which tackles the very scenic northern section of the coastal path. It ascends gently from the lochside village of Cairnryan onto high moorland, with splendid views seawards over Loch Ryan. The path overlooks Finnarts Bay before it turns into Glen App, with spectacular views of the hills beyond. The poet Keats described Glen App as 'a magnificent glen'. He visited here during his long walking journey through Scotland in 1818.

Buses ply regularly between the start and finish on the A77.

Walk 5379 covers the walk north to south.

Scotland - South Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway - Countryside


Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Lake/Loch, Moor, Public Transport, Sea, Wildlife, Woodland