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Kippford &
Rockliffe


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.."Rosemount" B & B, Kippford (2004)

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Dumfries and Galloway Weekends in July 2004 & April 2005
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Kippford harbour.
Our B&B 2004 was in Kippford &
in 2005 we stayed down the coast in Rockliffe
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Evening at Kippford, taken outside the B & B (2004)

.Gareth, Derek & Bill enjoying a coffee
.outside "Rosemount" in the.evening sunshine.



CLICK ARROW BELOW for a taste of Scotland !
The " SATURDAY RIDE" for
both the weekends was a
90 mile circuit
Dalbeattie- Castle Douglas-
Laurieston-Gatehouse of Fleet
Cycle route 9 to Creetown -
A75(3m) - Galloway forest -
The Queens Way -
Clatteringshaws -
New Galloway - Laurieston
Loch Ken - Dalbeattie

Check out our recommended B & Bs at
.Millbrae House in Rockliffe
and
Rosemount in Kippford.

.............."Millbrae House" B & B, Rockliffe (2005)
......................Lined up & raring to go !!
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Team Pics in & around Gatehouse of Fleet(Left:Gareth,Derek,Darren,Andy Right:Bill,Darren,Derek,Gareth)



......Spectacular view across the valley on Scotlands Cycle Network Route 7.
.....Looking towards the now disused "Big Water of Fleet" railway viaduct .

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Stained glass window in cafe entrance at Clatteringshaws
.......................Viewpoint on "Queens Way" in the Galloway Forest
Cafe stop in the Galloway Forest at Clatteringshaws Loch

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.After 90 miles -Andy entertains the troops (& a gatecrasher ?!)
.over a bottle of wine ! LtoR Derek, Andy, Homer,Gareth & Bill (2005)
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........Sunday morning (2004) at Kirkcudbright Harbour...............Sunday morning (2005) at the tranquil Loch Arthur



...Inside Sweetheart Abbey at New Abbey in the sunshine


A highlight of the Saturday ride in 2005 was the view of about 8 Red Kites
near the feeding centre at Laurieston. Click on Galloway Kite Trail and
discover more about one of South West Scotland's most successful
wildlife initiatives.

 

 

 


& outside Sweetheart Abbey in the rain !! (2005)

 







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