Day 192: Portpatrick to Port Gavillan – Croft & Telegraph

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Scotland, Wigtownshire

Portpatrick harbour, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Portpatrick harbourfront, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Ruined cofferdam north of Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Playground, Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Coastal path at Port Mora which is also part of the starting section of the Southern Upland Way, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Cable hut, now a Coastal Interpretation Centre, in the 19th century this was the the terminus of telegraph and telephone cables from Scotland to Ireland, Port Kale, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Coastal path to Port Kale and the cable hut, Killantringan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Killantringan Lighthouse, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Foghorn at Killantringan Lighthouse, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Killantringan Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Foghorn at Killantringan Lighthouse with the wreck of the Craigantlet, a container ship that ran aground in 1982, Portamaggie Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Securicor Omega Express, Portslogan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Irish sea from Portobello, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Derelict croft I, Cairnbrock, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Irish sea from Swallow Port, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Derelict croft II, Cairnbrock, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Natural harbour of Portobello adjacent to an ancient promontory fort, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Corsewall Point Lighthouse which marks 5,000km, the halfway point of the journey. I’ll camp here and savour the moment in daylight tomorrow, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

A celebratory dram to mark the camp nearest the halfway point. The wind even died down enough so I could put my head out of the tent and watch the lights from the ferries to Ireland gliding along the horizon.

Camp, Port Gavillan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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