Stincher to Barr
Stinchar bridge to Barr
Landranger 76, 77
Route in brief 32km, 250m climb, good
tracks all the way.
Start from the Stinchar Bridge parking area
(MR396957) 12 km south of Straiton on the
Newton Stewart road.
Exit the car park to the tarmac road, oo straight across the road on to the obvious track on
the north side of the burn and follow it to the forest track where you go left.
After 5 km take the left fork in the track and at the tarmac road go right down hill.
Go left into the forest after 1km, cross Balloch burn and zig zag up the hill turning left 1 1/2
km into the forest.
Climb over the bealach to the south of Larg hill and descend to Barr.
Refreshments are available at the hotel or shop.
Leave Barr by the minor road which climbs away at the Inn. The minor road follows the
Stinchar for 6km.
After 6 km turn right and after Pinvalley go into the forest to the left.
Cross the Stinchar in 3km keep right, 2km right, 2km left, 1km right and return to the start