This is a circular route around Sanquhar Loch on paths, which can be muddy depending on the weather. Tree roots can be a problem and care needs to be taken at points along the path. This is a very scenic walk at any time of year, well signposted all the way round, with interesting wildlife particularly ducks, coots and swans.
- Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
Terrain: Varied surfaces
Mainly gravel paths - can be muddy.
- Generally level
Barriers: Some barriers
Steps at the footbridge. Tree roots along some section of path.
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The path needs care, as it can be muddy and also the tree roots can be quite prominent. It is fairly flat most of the way, with steps at the footbridge and some inclines.
Start – Forres Leisure Centre on Burdsyard Road
1. From the Leisure Centre turn right up Sanquhar Road to the interpretation board at the loch.
2. Take the path round the loch back to Sanquhar Road.
Health Walk Co-Ordinator
- Sheila Sellar