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Green Lowther and Lowther Hill©walkhighlands.co.uk
Green Lowther and Lowther Hill

Wanlockhead, Scotland, UK

The Lowther Hills have steep flanks but gentle rolling summits. The two highest, Green Lowther and Lowther Hill, both have...

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  • Whitefield Loch
    Whitefield Loch

    Nr. Glenluce, Wigtownshire, DG8 6JL

    This 60 acre loch is well known for its pike and large perch.

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  • Craighlaw Loch
    Craighlaw Loch

    Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

    One of the most picturesque waters in Scotland, best known for its tench, with carp,bream,roach,rudd and perch, 28 pegs.

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  • Loch Ochiltree
    Loch Ochiltree

    Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK

    This mile-long loch with several islands, holds brown trout, rainbow trout and some pike and perch. Boat and bank fishing.

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  • Waterloo Monument©walkhighlands.co.uk
    Waterloo Monument

    From New Abbey, Scotland, UK

    Head from the ruins of Sweetheart Abbey through the picturesque village before climbing up to the Waterloo Monument on a...

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  • Dunskey Castle from Portpatrick©walkhighlands.co.uk
    Dunskey Castle from Portpatrick

    Portpatrick, Scotland, UK

    A short circular walk along the cliffs to the south of Portpatrick to the ruins of Dunskey Castle and returning on a disused...

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  • Lowena-Mor
    Lowena-Mor

    Drummore, Luce Bay, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

    Operating in Luce Bay, the Irish Sea and North Channel the 'Lowena-Mor' caters for parties and individuals. Target species...

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  • Portpatrick Sea Angling
    Portpatrick Sea Angling

    Heugh Road, Portpatrick, Dumfries & Galloway, DG9 8TF

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  • The Merrick via Loch Valley©walkhighlands.co.uk
    The Merrick via Loch Valley

    from Glen Trool, Scotland, UK

    This alternative approach to the Merrick has the advantage of enabling a circular route. However the route up Loch Valley -...

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  • Screel Hill©walkhighlands.co.uk
    Screel Hill

    Near Palnackie, Scotland, UK

    Screel Hill may rise only to a modest 344m but this rocky eminence provides a very rough walk. The reward is the stunning...

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  • Mossdale Red Kite circuit©walkhighlands.co.uk
    Mossdale Red Kite circuit

    Mossdale, Scotland, UK

    A lovely short walk over mixed ground favoured by red kites, taking in woodland, farmland and lochside.

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  • Castle Douglas Cycle Centre
    Castle Douglas Cycle Centre

    Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1EA

    Caters for all ages and tastes. New, second-hand, repair and hire. Information on routes.

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  • Loch Stroan
    Loch Stroan

    Nr. Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

    Pike and perch, bank fishing only.

    Permits from McCowans, 50-52 King Street, Castle Douglas

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  • The Merrick from Loch Trool©walkhighlands.co.uk
    The Merrick from Loch Trool

    Loch Trool, Scotland, UK

    The Merrick is the highest summit in Southern Scotland and lies at the heart of the Galloway ranges. This popular ascent...

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  • River Annan
    River Annan

    Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK

    This well known river averages some 1,000 salmon and 1,500 sea trout each year, also brown trout, grayling and chub. Many...

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  • 1 Green Lowther and Lowther Hill Wanlockhead, Scotland, UK
    2 Whitefield Loch Nr. Glenluce, Wigtownshire, DG8 6JL
    3 Craighlaw Loch Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
    4 Loch Ochiltree Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
    5 Waterloo Monument From New Abbey, Scotland, UK
    6 Dunskey Castle from Portpatrick Portpatrick, Scotland, UK
    7 Lowena-Mor Drummore, Luce Bay, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
    8 Portpatrick Sea Angling Heugh Road, Portpatrick, Dumfries & Galloway, DG9 8TF
    9 The Merrick via Loch Valley from Glen Trool, Scotland, UK
    10 Screel Hill Near Palnackie, Scotland, UK
    11 Mossdale Red Kite circuit Mossdale, Scotland, UK
    12 Castle Douglas Cycle Centre Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1EA
    13 Loch Stroan Nr. Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
    14 The Merrick from Loch Trool Loch Trool, Scotland, UK
    15 River Annan Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK

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