Southern Upland Way 7: Beattock to St Mary's Loch

A mixed stage with farmland, high moorland and big forests all traversed. Whilst much of the Way is in forest and along valleys there is also the most dramatic hill section of the whole walk at Ettrick Head and a finish at lovely St Mary's Loch.


Mostly good paths, tracks and roads. On the two moorland crossings care with navigation is needed, especially in mist.

Public Transport

Bus at Beattock, limited bus service at St Mary's Loch.


Beattock. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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