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Southern Upland Way

Portpatrick, Scotland, UK

Starting in Portpatrick, finishing in Cockburnspath. 212 miles and for the more experienced walker.

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....

Criffel circular

New Abbey, Scotland, UK

An approach from New Abbey enables the ascent of Criffel - the finest viewpoint in the area - to be made into a varied...

Loch View trail

Clatteringshaws, Scotland, UK

Explore the lochside, passing a replica Iron Age roundhouse, to reach the Bruce's Stone before climbing through forestry to...

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...

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...

Aldouran Glen

Leswalt, Scotland, UK

Explore the countryside around Leswalt on this walk which heads up through the Woodland Trust reserve of the Aldouran Glen.

Torrs Warren

Near Dunragit, Scotland, UK

Torrs Warren is a forestry plantation at the back of Luce Bay. This walk follows a long section of forest track before...

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.

River Bladnoch

Near Wigtown, Scotland, UK

This straightforward out-and-back walk follows the banks of the River Bladnoch heading upriver from Scotland's most...

Wig Sands

Near Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK

This short coastal circular heads along the shore by Wig Sands, giving excellent birdwatching opportunities as well as views...

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...

Galloway Walking Holidays

Abercromby Place, Castle Douglas, DG71GA

Galloway Walking Holidays arrange self guided and guided walking holidays in Dumfries and Galloway region of south Scotland.

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,...

Criffel by the Ardwall path

by Overton, Scotland, UK

Criffel may be only 569 metres high, but its modest altitude belies its prominence, rising as the highest hill for miles...

1 Southern Upland Way Portpatrick, Scotland, UK
2 Southern Upland Way 4: St John's Town of Dalry to Sanquhar St John's Town, Scotland, UK
3 Criffel circular New Abbey, Scotland, UK
4 Loch View trail Clatteringshaws, Scotland, UK
5 Knockman Wood Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
6 Screel Hill Near Palnackie, Scotland, UK
7 Aldouran Glen Leswalt, Scotland, UK
8 Torrs Warren Near Dunragit, Scotland, UK
9 St Ninian's Cave from Burrowhead near Isle Whithorn, Scotland, UK
10 River Bladnoch Near Wigtown, Scotland, UK
11 Wig Sands Near Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK
12 Kippford and Rockcliffe circular Kippford, Scotland, UK
13 Galloway Walking Holidays Abercromby Place, Castle Douglas, DG71GA
14 Galloway House and Cruggleton Castle by Garlieston, Scotland, UK
15 Criffel by the Ardwall path by Overton, Scotland, UK

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