Annan Walking Group

Annan Walking Group had its first walk in July 2003. Our Group continues to have regular walks on the second Sunday and fourth Saturday of each month.

Come and join us ...

Next Walk Notice: click for details of the next walk - DUMFRIES
We have started hiring a minibus again to get members to the start of the walk. Covid safety measures apply to passengers using the minibus (please see Covid guidance for bus passengers below under other walk information).  The minibus leaves from Murray Street Car Park and seating is on a "first come first served" basis. Members are asked to pay a ¬£4 fare and please bring a change of shoes with you to keep the minibus clean. Please contact the Transport Co-ordinator on the numbers below (under group information and membership) if you have any transport queries.

LATEST NEWS - Dates for the diary:
Sat 15 Jan 2022 - Quiz Night, 7:30 pm for 8 pm at the Firth Hotel, Scott's Street. Everyone welcome including members, friends and partners. More details to follow.
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - January General Meeting. The Walking Group January meeting will be held in St Andrews Social Club, Newington House, Standalane, Annan at 7:45pm. The agenda and meeting papers will be sent out nearer the time.

Pictured below - Annan Walking Group in Newcastleton on Saturday 25th September 2021 :

Annan Walking Group on the shore of Derwent Water

Organised walk information

Walks are scheduled for the second Sunday and fourth Saturday of the month and are normally under 6 miles in length and within a 50 mile radius of Annan. The walks are varied and may be local or further afield in Kirkcudbrightshire , Cumbria ( Eden Valley, Lake district etc.) or throughout Dumfriesshire.


When possible we use a Annandale Community Transport Services (ACTS) minibus as well as car share. When we can we arrange an Away-Day each year, which takes us further afield and incorporates a post-walk meal to round off a good day out. Similarly every second year we try to arrange a Weekend-Away where we base ourselves at a particular location and enjoy several walks over the weekend in the surrounding area. So far the walking group have been to Whitby, Oban, Hawes, Kirriemuir and Melrose to enjoy the weekend away.


Group information and membership:

Walk Notices are always posted above. For further information about the Group please contact the Secretary:

Secretary and Walk Coordinator: Duncan Card r 01461 700554

Treasurer: Maureen Kane r 01461 204143

Transport Coordinator: Alan Scott r 01461 202730 / 07759214242


Membership costs £6.00 per annum for those over 16 and may be obtained by contacting the above.

Non-members may join the walks - the first walk is free, thereafter there is a Walk Fee of £2.00 per walk payable to the Coordinator on the day (fee does not apply to under 16s).


Other walk information:

Covid-19 Measures: Information For Walkers
Guidance for Walkers / Leaders etc
Covid-19 Information for Bus Passengers


Past Walks

DUMFRIESSHIRE: Local | Annandale (other) | Nithsdale | Eskdale
KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE: All Kirkcudbrightshire
CUMBRIA: All Cumbria


Other Local Walks

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l The Annan Shore Walk
l The Annandale Way


Societies & Groups

Annan Art Club
Annan Art Club

Annan Art Club are a group of people who paint/sketch as a hobby.

Anava Ladies Singing Group

A ladies singing group based in Annan but with members from throughout the local area.

Annan Town Band
Annan Town Band

Annan Town Band celebrated their centenary in 2001.

Annan Walking Group
Annan Walking Group

Organising regular walks in the area and beyond - come and join us!

Annan Bridge Club
Bridge Club

The only bridge club in the Annan area which is affiliated to the Scottish Bridge Union.

Family History Society
Family History Society

The Society is based at the Family History Research Centre in Dumfries.

Annan Homing Club
Homing Club

There has been an active pigeon interest in Annan since the early 1900's.

Annan Ladies' Burns Club
Ladies' Burns Club

One of the oldest active Ladies' Burns Clubs in the world, founded in 1928.

Annan Lodge Caledonian 238
Lodge Caledonian 238

We are one of the masonic lodges in the town of Annan.

Annan Probus Club
Probus Club

The Annan branch of a National men's club for retired people with varied interests.

Annan Rotary Club
Rotary Club

Get involved in raising funds for local charities / projects and good causes.

The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band
Royal Burgh Pipe Band

Two pipe bands merged to form "The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band".

Solway Burns Club
Solway Burns Club

Open to both men and women, the Solway Burns Club was founded in 1921.

Annan Christmas Lights Committee
Christmas Lights Committee

A group of like minded people who enjoy organising events for the town.