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Kippford and Rockcliffe circular

Kippford, Scotland, UK

A popular wooded coastal walk between the two picturesque waterside villages of Kippford and Rockcliffe, taking in two...

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...

Ardwell Bay and Doon broch

Ardwell, Scotland, UK

Ardwell Bay has a fine sandy beach, looking across to Northern Ireland on the western side of the Rhins. This short circular...

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...

Galdenoch Castle and Salt Pans Bay

Near Leswalt, Scotland, UK

Head from the crumbling ruins of a 16th century castle across the fields to reach hidden bay once used for panning salt from...

Balloch Wood

Creetown, Scotland, UK

Balloch Wood provides a excellent objective for a short walk from Creetown; owned and managed by the community, it is home...

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...

Stairhaven Coastal Circuit

Stairhaven, Scotland, UK

Fine coastal scenery is the main draw of this clifftop walk with the return along minor country lanes. A short detour allows...

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...

Martyrs Tomb

Glen Trool, Scotland, UK

Visit a Martyrs Tomb where six Covenanters were killed when at prayer on this enjoyable circuit through the forests, woods...

Clints of Dromore Outbye

Fleet Valley, Scotland, UK

This walk extends the easy In-Bye route by heading up over the top of the craggy Clints of Dromore. Pathless, with deep...

Wood of Cree

Wood of Cree, Scotland, UK

The Wood of Cree is the largest area of ancient woodland in Southern Scotland, and an RSPB nature reserve. This walk climbs...

Galloway House and Cruggleton Castle

by Garlieston, Scotland, UK

This enjoyable out-and-back walk heads through the faded gardens of Galloway House before continuing along the secluded,...

St Ninian's Cave from Burrowhead

near Isle Whithorn, Scotland, UK

Discover St Ninian's Cave as the finale to this dramatic clifftop walk along the Machar coastline.

St Ninian's Cave from Kisdale

near Whithorn, Scotland, UK

Take a short hike down to the coastline to visit St Ninian's Cave - a place of retreat and prayer for Scotland's first...

1 Kippford and Rockcliffe circular Kippford, Scotland, UK
2 Knockman Wood Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
3 Ardwell Bay and Doon broch Ardwell, Scotland, UK
4 Rutherford Monument walk Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
5 Galdenoch Castle and Salt Pans Bay Near Leswalt, Scotland, UK
6 Balloch Wood Creetown, Scotland, UK
7 Garries Wood Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
8 Stairhaven Coastal Circuit Stairhaven, Scotland, UK
9 Annan Shore walk Annan, Scotland, UK
10 Martyrs Tomb Glen Trool, Scotland, UK
11 Clints of Dromore Outbye Fleet Valley, Scotland, UK
12 Wood of Cree Wood of Cree, Scotland, UK
13 Galloway House and Cruggleton Castle by Garlieston, Scotland, UK
14 St Ninian's Cave from Burrowhead near Isle Whithorn, Scotland, UK
15 St Ninian's Cave from Kisdale near Whithorn, Scotland, UK

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