Haugh of Urr - Castle Douglas - Dalbeattie - New Abbey

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 09:00

Dear members, The Helen Renton Memorial ride will take place on Sat 14th August. Please see the news section for full details and how to let Alex know which group you intend to ride in (preferrably before 9th Aug)

9:10 for GROUP 1 (21 mph+ group, slower in winter)

09:15 for GROUP 2 (20 mph group, slower in winter)

09:17 for GROUP 3 (18-19 mph group, slower in winter)

09:20 for GROUP 4 (17-18 mph group)

09:22 Social Group (14-16 mph)

We encourage members to report poor road conditions to the council. If we all report poor roads then it strengthens the case to get them repaired sooner so we can ride on better roads. To report a poor road - https://info.dumgal.gov.uk/faultreporting/Road/Defect#

If anyone has any feedback on our routes and/or would like to propose new routes please see the suggestions and feedback page under the 'club runs' link at the top of the page.

Club Run Meeting Point 
QOS Arena
Summary Route 
QoS Arena - Out of Town - Irongray Rd – Routin Bridge - Shawhead – Crocketford - Milton – Haugh of Urr – Castle Douglas – Dalbeattie - Edingham – Caulkerbush – New Abbey – Dumfries.
Detailed Route 
QoS Arena – caution traffic when leaving town – Lochfield Rd – Hardthorn Rd – Nunwood Rd - Irongray Rd – turn LEFT at Routin Bridge – Shawhead – Crocketford – Caution at junction with A75 – Turn RIGHT then first left at Brandedley’s – Milton – Turn RIGHT onto Miltary Rd – Haugh of Urr – Straight across B794 towards Castle Douglas – Castle Douglas – Take first LEFT onto A745 for Dalbeattie at roundabout – Caution traffic lights and narrow bridge – Dalbeattie – follow A711 through Dalbeattie and take RIGHT turn for Edingham Industrial Estate (B793) – follow B793 to Caulkerbush – turn LEFT onto A710 – New Abbey - Dumfries.
Distance 
53½ miles.
Short Route option 
QoS Arena – caution traffic when leaving town – Lochfield Rd – Hardthorn Rd – Nunwood Rd - Irongray Rd – turn LEFT at Routin Bridge – Shawhead – Crocketford – Caution at junction with A75 – Turn RIGHT then first left at Brandedley’s – Milton – Turn RIGHT onto Miltary Rd – Take first LEFT- Kirkgunzeon- turn left in Kirkguzeon then turn right onto A711- CAUTION - immediate lEFT turn - follow minor road past Gliding Club junction- turn left onto B793- follow B793 to Caulkerbush – turn LEFT onto A710 – New Abbey - Dumfries.
Short Route distance 
43 miles