Walking Schedule


Group size is limited to 15 so if you would like to join a walk please email hillwalkers.hartfellhrc@gmail.com or message the Hartfell Hill Running Club Facebook public group.  We will need names and contact details for Track & Trace requirements.

On the day of the walk, please bring your own food and drinks and any equipment needed and avoid sharing wherever possible.  Please also abide by the 2 metre rule for social distancing at all times.  

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Planned Walks

The timings, terrain and difficulty gradings of the walks are a general guide only and can be affected by conditions on the day.  Routes or dates/times may change at short notice due to weather conditions or issues affecting access, etc. 


Wednesday 21st                 Ae Forest Trig Point

  • Distance:     6 miles
  • Approximate Time:     2-2.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     865 ft
  • Difficulty:     Leisurely
  • Terrain:     Forest tracks and trails, small amount off-track pushing uphill through trees
  • OS Map:     Explorer 321 Nithsdale & Dumfries

Meet at 6:30 pm at Ae Forest car park opposite the cafe.  OS grid ref: 984 894, What3Words: foil.reset.frog.     Parking is pay & display.  

OS Maps Online Route Map                    ViewRanger Route Map

Wednesday 28th                Waterloo Monument

  • Distance:     2.5 miles
  • Approximate Time:     1 - 1.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     489 ft
  • Difficulty:     Moderate (short but steep)
  • Terrain:     Road then steep stone steps up to monument
  • OS Map:     Explorer 313 Dumfries & Dalbeattie

Meet at 6:30 pm in the car park by the Abbey in New Abbey.  OS grid ref:  964 662, What3Words: deciding.failed.sometime

OS Maps Onine Route Map                    ViewRanger Route Map


Saturday 1st                        Capel Fell

  • Distance:     5.5 miles
  • Approximate Time:     4 - 4.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     1853 ft
  • Difficulty:     Strenuous
  • Terrain:     Forest tracks and open hill.  Some steep climbs.
  • OS Map:     Explorer 330 Moffat & St Mary's Loch

Meet at 10:30 am near Fish Farm at Sailfoot


Saturday 5th                           Morton Castle & Kettleton Reservoir

Details to come