Carsethorn and Powillimount Shore walk

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This tidal walk heads out along the shores of the Solway Firth from Carsethorn, continuing across the sands and mud until Powillimount Beach. The return is along quiet country roads, passing John Paul Jones cottage museum - the birthplace of the father of the US Navy.


Sand and mud on the shore section, which is impassable at high tide; a few rockier sections. Return on country roads.

Public Transport

Bus to Carsethorn from Dumfries.


Small car park in Carsethorn. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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