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Kirkcudbright Explorer

Kirkcudbright, Scotland, UK

Kirkcudbright is an attractive and fascinating small town. Known as the Artists town, it was associated with both the...

Bennan viewpoint

Near New Galloway, Scotland, UK

Climb high through the dense plantations of Bennan Hill to reach a fine viewpoint overlooking Loch Ken. The walk also passes...

River Cree and Water of Minnoch

Glen Trool, Scotland, UK

Follow part of the Southern Upland Way through the forests and old woodland near the banks of the Water of Minnoch on this...

Annan Shore walk

Annan, Scotland, UK

From the centre of Annan this walk heads to the Solway Firth to explore the Merse, an expanse of tidal salt marsh with great...

Carlingwark Loch circular

By Castle Douglas, Scotland, UK

Carlingwark Loch is a very attractive sheet of water on the fringes of the town of Castle Douglas. This enjoyable walk makes...

Garries Wood

Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK

An easy riverside and woodland ramble around the southern side of Gatehouse of Fleet. Varied habitats and a good chance of...

Southern Upland Way 5: Sanquhar to Wanlockhead

Sanquhar, Scotland, UK

This short stage crosses scenic moorland to the interesting old mining district along Wanlock Water, where it is worth...

Rutherford Monument walk

Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK

This excellent walk climbs amongst the lowly but rugged area of little hills on the western edge of Gatehouse of Fleet. With...

Knockman Wood

Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK

Knockman Wood is a fine mix of semi-natural oakwoods, forestry and more open areas; this excellent circuit visits a...

Southern Upland Way 4: St John's Town of Dalry to Sanquhar

St John's Town, Scotland, UK

This is the probably the longest and one of the most exposed sections of the whole walk, much of it across open moorland....

Southern Upland Way 1: Portpatrick to Castle Kennedy

Portpatrick, Scotland, UK

The route starts with some dramatic cliffs and coves followed by more subdued fields, moorland and woods as it turns inland,...

Murray's Monument

Near Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK

This short waymarked walk lies in the heart of the Galloway Forest park. It climbs up to the impressive obelisk of the...

Newton Stewart - riverside walk

Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK

This pleasant stroll from Newton Stewart heads along the banks of the lovely River Cree.

Glenkiln Sculptures walk

Near Shawhead, Scotland, UK

This enjoyable ramble amongst the attractive upland landscapes around the Glenkiln Reservoir is made memorable by a series...

Dundeugh Forest

Near Dalry, Scotland, UK

This pleasant ramble follows tracks to make a circuit around Dundeugh Forest - now an island between the Water of Ken,...

1 Kirkcudbright Explorer Kirkcudbright, Scotland, UK
2 Bennan viewpoint Near New Galloway, Scotland, UK
3 River Cree and Water of Minnoch Glen Trool, Scotland, UK
4 Annan Shore walk Annan, Scotland, UK
5 Carlingwark Loch circular By Castle Douglas, Scotland, UK
6 Garries Wood Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
7 Southern Upland Way 5: Sanquhar to Wanlockhead Sanquhar, Scotland, UK
8 Rutherford Monument walk Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
9 Knockman Wood Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
10 Southern Upland Way 4: St John's Town of Dalry to Sanquhar St John's Town, Scotland, UK
11 Southern Upland Way 1: Portpatrick to Castle Kennedy Portpatrick, Scotland, UK
12 Murray's Monument Near Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
13 Newton Stewart - riverside walk Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
14 Glenkiln Sculptures walk Near Shawhead, Scotland, UK
15 Dundeugh Forest Near Dalry, Scotland, UK

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