By (author) Roger Turnbull
The Annandale Way is a charming long walk in a little-known, but very accessible, part of southern Scotland. Walked southward from source to the sea, it starts in the sheep town of Moffat, and runs for 56 miles (90 km) via Lochmaben, with superb views from the top of Almagill Hill. A slightly shorter branch of the route goes via Lockerbie and Eskrigg Nature Reserve. The two branches rejoin north of Annan to reach the Solway Firth at Newbiebarns. This guidebook contains everything you need to plan and enjoy your trip: detailed route description for walking from north to south foreword by broadcaster Stephen Jardine background on the history and economy of Annandale seven pages of habitats and wildlife with superb images planning information for transport and accommodation seven pages of detailed mapping of the route at 1:44,000 summary of each section showing distance, terrain and food/drink stops concise directions for those who prefer to walk south to north lavishly illustrated, with over 100 colour photographs rucksack-friendly format, printed on rainproof paper.
Reviews of Annandale Way
This book is the perfect companion for anyone wanting a modern, honest guide to making the most of the experience; Stephen Jardine, broadcaster and journalist
A keen lifelong walker, Roger Turnbull retired to his native Dumfriesshire in 2011. He lives on the Annandale Way, and has been a volunteer ranger ever since, working to help maintain and improve the route. He takes a special pride in the standard of its waymarking.