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St Ninian's Way: Carlisle to St Andrews

568 km Distance
5,148 m Ascent
5,155 m Descent

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Starting in Carlisle at the cathedral, St Ninian's Way goes north across the border into Scotland and west to Whithorn and St Ninian's Cave, about 314 kms. Then the Way goes  north and along the Ayrshire coast to Paisley, about 210 kms. Then into  Glasgow and  mainly along canal and quiet roads to Falkirk, Linlithgow and  South Queensferry, about 104 kms. There it picks up  St Margaret's Way for the remaining 65 kms to St Andrews. All in all nearly 700 kms of diverse and spectacular scenery.

Includes sections of the John Muir Way , Ayrshire Coastal Path  and the Whithorn Way .

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