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General Wade's Military Road, Crieff to Aberfeldy
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Daer Water to Thornhill

Start location: A702, by Watermeetings (NS 951 132)
End location: Thornhill (NX 879 956)
Geographical area: Strathclyde and Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Galloway
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Path distance: 25.1km
Accessibility info: Suitable for pedestrians

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From the A702 at Watermeetings, take the road to the Daer Reservoir for 7km to Kirkhope Cleuch where there is good parking. Proceed S for 5km past Kirkhope by a rough track and SW up Thick Cleuch, over the col and down Tansley Burn. At NS 924 008, where the Tansley Burn joins Berry Grain, there is a choice of either continuing SW by Cample Cleuch to Burn Farm, or going W round Par Hill by a track high above Kettleton Reservoir to Burn Farm. Thence go by road to Thornhill.

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