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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...

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.

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...

Drummore and Castle Clanyard

Drummore, Scotland, UK

This walk explores the rural highways and byways in the rolling farmland hills above Drummore, the most southerly village in...

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...

Ken - Dee Marshes

Near Laurieston, Scotland, UK

The Ken - Dee marshes are a reserve managed by the RSPB. Look out for red kites, Greenland whitefronted and Greylag geese,...

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...

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...

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 -...

Kirkcudbright Explorer

Kirkcudbright, Scotland, UK

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

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...

Caerlaverock Castle and Nature Reserve

Caerlaverock, Scotland, UK

Head along the edge of the Caerlaverock National Nature reserve mudflats, looking out for wintering geese, en route to one...

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...

Wigtown explorer

Wigtown, Scotland, UK

If you can pull yourself away from browsing the bookshops, this route explores something of Wigtown's environs, including a...

Lamachan Hill and Curleywee

Glen Trool, Scotland, UK

A rough and boggy approach leads to the summits of Lamachan Hill and Curleywee, linked by a ridge walk with expansive views...

1 Criffel by the Ardwall path by Overton, Scotland, UK
2 St Ninian's Cave from Burrowhead near Isle Whithorn, Scotland, UK
3 Torrs Warren Near Dunragit, Scotland, UK
4 Drummore and Castle Clanyard Drummore, Scotland, UK
5 Rutherford Monument walk Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
6 Ken - Dee Marshes Near Laurieston, Scotland, UK
7 Clints of Dromore Outbye Fleet Valley, Scotland, UK
8 The Merrick from Loch Trool Loch Trool, Scotland, UK
9 The Merrick via Loch Valley from Glen Trool, Scotland, UK
10 Kirkcudbright Explorer Kirkcudbright, Scotland, UK
11 Criffel circular New Abbey, Scotland, UK
12 Caerlaverock Castle and Nature Reserve Caerlaverock, Scotland, UK
13 Balloch Wood Creetown, Scotland, UK
14 Wigtown explorer Wigtown, Scotland, UK
15 Lamachan Hill and Curleywee Glen Trool, Scotland, UK

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