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Distance/timing of walks

Distance/timing of walks

Postby coxl » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:15 pm

I’m new to Walkhighlands, so apologies if this is a daft question, but can you tell me if the timings and distance for your walks include the return? For example, this one: https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/galloway/striding-arches.shtml says ‘The walk returns the same way’, which is clear, but I cannot tell whether that means we’ll be walking a total distance of 6 miles in 2.5 - 3.5 hours, as quoted at the start of the description, or double that for the full walk (ie. including return).
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Re: Distance/timing of walks

Postby Paul Webster » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:59 pm

It's always for the whole walk as it is described, so if it says 'return the same way' that is included.

For a few routes it doesn't say that - e.g. stages of long distance routes, and some where it says 'get a bus back to the start' or similar.
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Re: Distance/timing of walks

Postby coxl » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:01 pm

Thank you!
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