Newton Stewart to Whithorn Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameNewton Stewart to Whithorn
Cycle Route Location
Town/CityNewton Stewart
County/RegionDumfries and Galloway
Start LocationMinnigaff Youth Hostel
End LocationNewton Stewart Centre
Cycle Steps
1. Turn left out of the youth hostel and head down towards Millcroft road. Turn right on to it.
2. Follw Millcross road to the cross roads and turn right.
3. Cycle to the T-Junction with Victoria Street and turn left and head into Newton Stewart town centre.
4. Follow the road all the way until the roundabout with the A95. Head straight over this roundabout and carry along Wigtown road.
5. Cycle until for about a mile and a half and take the side road on your left, heading off the main road.
6. This takes you on to a lovely stretch of road heading around the Moss of Cree. There is a nice forest here that may be worth exploring too.
7. Cycle along this route until you come to T-junction left and then the road should lead in to Wigtown town centre.
8. Stay on this road until you are about to leave Wigtown and take the side road off to your right, should be sign posted Spittal.
9. This will take you along a route parallel to the river. There can be a few cars but it is a fairly easy stretch of road with nice views.
10. Keep cycling until you come to the crossroads in Spittal.
11. Turn right here and cycle for another 2 miles and take a side road left.
12. This road will take you all the way back to the A95 just outside Newton Stewart. Turn right and cycle for another mile or so and your back at the roundabout in step 4.
Landmarks/Sites to see?
Moss of Cree, River Cree, Wigtown, Spittal