Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Rally - KM177 26 - 29 MAY 2017

Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Rally - KM177 26 - 29 MAY 2017

Latest Update - By Tom Hanley - CTC Dumfries and Galloway - 8 6 2017

The KM177 Rally was a great success and we will post an event summary soon.

Photos from KM177 on Flickr    LINK   https://www.flickr.com/photos/dandgcycling/sets/72157681712888544

The 2017 Kirkpatrick Macmillan Rally - KM177 will be held at the Barnsoul Caravan and Camping Park near Shawhead in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, and hosted by volunteers from CTC Dumfries and Galloway.

Located within Dumfries and Galloway's quiet road system, the KM177 Rally features rides over the 2017 May Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 26th to Monday 29th, including the well known Sunday Breakfast Ride to Keir Mill (Kirkpatrick Macmillan's birthplace), and where he constructed the first pedal driven bicycle).

After the Breakfast, being so close to Drumlanrig Castle, there is an opportunity to visit and see the KM Replica bicycle which is now on permanent display in the Castle Visitor Reception Room.

Also evening, Social Events abound! - The Ceilidh - Scotland is fair lowpin wi tradeetional dancin. Fowk gether as it taks thir fancy tae dance weel-kent dances lik the Gay Gordons, Strip the Willae an Dashin White Sairgint. - BRAW! - BRRRAAAWWW!

The weekend also features the well established Dumfries and Galloway Spring Fling, Arts and Crafts event and some of the lead rides will feature visits to studios within cycling distance of Barnsoul.

IF YOU ARE BOOKING A POD OR CABIN, THESE ARE LIMITED - ALL ENQUIRIES  BY TELEPHONE, DIRECT TO BARNSOUL Tel 01557 814 351

Location address and information: Location: Barnsoul Caravan and Camping, Dumfries DG2 9SQ, UK is 8m west of Dumfries, signed from A75; OS map 84, NX 876776. Nearest Rail Stations, Dumfries and Lockerbie. GPS   55.080078 -3.762202  If coming by bike, take back roads from Dumfries. From Dumfries Whitesands adj. Devorgilla Bridge, STARTS KM Trail, which is a good cycling Route to Barnsoul - The site is positioned between Shawhead and Routin Bridge. Please contact Mike for more access info if required.

Contact Mike Gray (grayjohnmichael@aol.com).

Updates and local information www.dandgcycling.org.uk

KM177 This year's Photos on Flickr  https://www.flickr.com/photos/dandgcycling/sets/72157681712888544

 

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