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Thursday 14th July 2016


Quote:-
'Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.'
(Paul Tillich, German-born U.S. theologian and philosopher )

Port o'Warren Beach - Dumfries and Galloway
(OS Grid Ref. NX879534 Nearest Post Code DG5 4PZ)

Port o' Warren is a small settlement on the Solway Firth coast of Dumfries and Galloway. The remote and often deserted beach at Port o'Warren is off the A710 (signposted Portling) and is accessible via a short walk where the road terminates. The beach area at Sandyhills is just a mile and a half to the east and there are walks (westward) along the coastal path to the village of Rockcliffe and the local sailing centre of Kippford. The RSPB Mersehead Nature Reserve is close by, near the village of Caulkerbush.

Picture of the Moment


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MORE ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH

Port o' Warren is a small settlement on the Solway Firth coast of Dumfries and Galloway. The remote and often deserted beach at Port o'Warren is off the A710 (signposted Portling) and is accessible via a short walk where the road terminates. The beach area at Sandyhills is just a mile and a half to the east and there are walks (westward) along the coastal path to the village of Rockcliffe and the local sailing centre of Kippford. The RSPB Mersehead Nature Reserve is close by, near the village of Caulkerbush.

Two Interactive maps show the photo's location

Map 1 on the left uses Ordnance Survey data from OS OpenSpace. You can pan the map by dragging the map or zoom in / out by using the + or - buttons.


Map 2 - is a Google Map close up satellite view with the option to view in Google Street View. The 'push pin' indicates the photo's location.

(Many thanks to Stephanie, from Ohio, for giving me the inspiration to create this addition. I hope that it adds to your enjoyment of the page.)

More about Port oWarren and its environs



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