Stage 2 Ballantrae to Lendalfoot

Ballantrae Harbour – Beach to Bennane – up A77(T) – Carleton Bay – Varyag Monument – Lendalfoot

Distance: 10.5 km = 6.5 miles      Time: 3 hoursstage-2-map_edited-3

Walking Summary: Moderate/Difficult – pavements, sandy shore, livestock, A77 trunk road verge path – rocky beach.

We strongly advise purchase of the Guide Book for a detailed description and map of the route. Plus OS Explorer Map 317.

Car Parks: Ballantrae – The Vennel and Foreland. Lendalfoot – Varyag Monument.

Transport: Regular two-hourly bus service (Stagecoach)

Historical: Smugglers’ Caves. Russian Cruiser Varyag monument. Carleton Castle and motte.

General: Old fishing harbours. Superb coastal scenery.

Natural: Cliff and shore breeding birds. Diverse coastal flora. Coastal geology.

Eating/Provisions: Ballantrae tearoom, Hotel, and Garden Centre. (For updates check website)

Public Toilets: Ballantrae – Foreland (All year 1000 – 1800).

Accommodation: B&Bs and Hotel at Ballantrae. See the accommodation section for more information.