The first section of St Ninian’s Way starts at Carlisle’s ancient cathedral and proceede north through the centre of Carlisle about ½ km until you join Bike Route 7. Then cross the River Eden and continue along Bike Route 7 all way to Gretna. About 18km.
Flat farmland and over the estuary of the Esk and Eden with great views onto the Solway Firth.
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St Ninian’s Way is one of the great pilgrim routes in S
cotland to St Andrews - The Way of St Andrews - For other routes see http://www.thewayofstandrews.com