Grey Mare's Tail & White Coomb

Introduction to Walk 2006

Photo from the walk - Grey Mare's Tail & White Coomb

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - Simon Tweedie

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2180 feet / 661 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This hill walk in the Southern Uplands of Scotland includes some wild terrain. The route includes White Coomb and three other summits in a circular walk. Also included is a visit to Grey Mare's Tail waterfall. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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