Nith: Glen Airlie Picnic Site to Drumlanrig

Grade 3 (4)
Length 7 km
Paddleable low to spate

other sections on Nith


Continuous gd 3 run. Watch out for trees, particularly in Drumlanrig gorge (gd 4) just before the takeout. Takeout river right just before Drumlanrig Bridge.

Water Levels

Comes up fast and holds water for a day or two. There is a gauge at Drumlanrig bridge: <1.5 low; 2-4 medium; 5+ high (gorge will be gd 4); 7+ the gorge will be tough.

Getting There

Putin W3°50'17" N55°19'55"
Takeout W3°47'48" N55°16'46"

Putin at the Glen Airlie Picnic site just off the A76 about 7km south of Sanquhar. Takeout at a minor road bridge near Drumlanrig Castle (follow the signs to the castle off the A76).


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