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Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

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The Glen of the Bar viewing platform is located along the A712 near Newton Stewart. This is a very short trail, but it leads to a fabulous viewpoint!

Surveyed by: Joe Penfold, February 2012 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 0.0 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: Yes
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No

Full Profile

There is one picnic bench in the car park. This has been designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

Seat There is one picnic bench in the car park. This has been designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

There is a large car park near the viewpoint. No spaces have been allocated for disabled visitors.

CarPark There is a large car park near the viewpoint. No spaces have been allocated for disabled visitors.

 

Direction

Continue through the two boulders on to the un-surfaced path.

Surface Continue through the two boulders on to the un-surfaced path.

The path is made from crushed stone.

Surface The path is made from crushed stone.

The width of the boardwalk is approximately 1200mm.

Width The width of the boardwalk is approximately 1200mm.

 

Path

The viewpoint at the end of the boardwalk offers a dramatic view down into the valley.

View The viewpoint at the end of the boardwalk offers a dramatic view down into the valley.

Glen of the Bar Phototrail

 

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Vertical Profile

This is an approximate vertical profile with samples taken at 100m intervals along the trail.

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