Area: Dumfries and Galloway

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Category:Dumfriesshire
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Category:Wigtownshire
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www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/caerlaverock

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Wander through wildflower meadows spotting orchids, butterflies and dragonflies, or see our winter migration spectacle.'

www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk/outdoor-activities/walking-and-hiking-route...

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'You'll find walks to keep your whole family happy in the grounds at Drumlanrig Castle. There are several way-marked trails, ranging from 1.5km to 7km that follow the original paths built during the Victorian era. They will lead you through a variety of habitats and features that make Drumlanrig so unique. See if you can spot one of our red squirrels while you're enjoying the outdoor life ... '

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Drumlanrig Castle

www.dumfriesramblers.org.uk

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'We offer our members about 100 walks a year. The core programme consists of day walks every fortnight on both Saturday and Sunday: usually an easy, low-level walk and a more strenuous one, and ranging from 6 to 12 miles in length. From May to August we provide a shorter evening walk on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week. In addition to the core programme there is a Half Day walk and an Adventure walk every month ... Residential weekends are held each year and allow the group to visit areas beyond the range of our day walks.'

forestryandland.gov.scot/visit/forest-parks/galloway-forest-park

Overview

'Enjoy the chance to go on a peaceful stroll on one of our woodland trails, or if you fancy something a little more strenuous, why not head out to the hills and climb the Merrick, south Scotland's highest peak. With over 100 different walks to choose from, there is something for everyone. More details of all of the Galloway Forest Park walks are available in the Forestry Commission's Out and About Guide to Galloway Forest Park... With 27 waymarked trails to choose from, there is something suited to every walker.'

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Forestry and Land Scotland

www.rbge.org.uk/visit/logan-botanic-garden/

Category:Wigtownshire
Overview

'Make sure you see the best of Scotland's most exotic garden by joining a guided tour with one of our experts. Guided tours are included in the Garden admission and take place at 10.30am every second Tuesday of the month from April to September. No advance booking necessary ... If you prefer to enjoy the Garden at your own pace, ask for a complimentary audio handset at Visitor Reception and discover the fascinating history, hidden treasures and seasonal highlights of this spectacular Garden.'

www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/mersehead/

Overview

'Discover the breathtaking scenery and wildlife that's typical of this region. Stroll along the nature trails and use the viewing hides to explore at your own pace ... Coastal trail 2.4 miles and shorter wetland trail 1.2 miles.'

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RSPB

www.visitmoffat.co.uk/things-to-do/walking

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'Moffat, Scotland's first "Walkers are Welcome town" and the surrounding Moffat hills present a haven for walkers of all abilities. The clean Scottish air, stunning scenery and timeless beauty is awe inspiring. Whether for a day's hiking or a short stroll in unspoilt countryside, Moffat is the perfect place to experience a truly memorable walking holiday.'

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Visit Moffat

www.muckletoonadventurefestival.co.uk

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

Throughout the course of the weekend the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival offers a series of walks in and around the town of Langholm accompanied by our charismatic and informative local guides. Surrounded by beautiful open moorland, babbling burns and romantic woodlands, the walking series will most definitely have something for all recreational hikers ...' Usually held Mid June.

www.newtonstewart.org/walking-climbing.asp

Category:Wigtownshire
Overview

'Newton Stewart has long been a favourite base for walkers, and most of the countryside - mountain, forest, moorland and shore - is accessible, with due care and observance of the Country Code ... '

www.kirkcudbright.town

Overview

'The area offers a wide range of activities for visitors and locals alike. These range from facilities to help you research your family tree to quiet country roads for walking or cycling, and golf and fishing are both on our doorstep. For the more energetic there is mountain biking, horse-riding and hillwalking.'

www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/dumfries-galloway/

Overview

'Discover the history and beauty of Dumfries & Galloway and you’ll find lush green forests and sandy shores which have inspired great men and women. Visit the castles and historic spots to learn more of days gone by, while taking in the breathtaking views.'

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VisitScotland

www.annan.org.uk/shorewalk/thewalk.html

Category:Dumfriesshire
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Annan's location on the Solway Firth has always been of great importance - today it is the site of the Annan Shore Walk '

The Walking Booklet: 'The Royal Burgh of Annan has a long colourful history, and these walks explore the history of the area as well as the rich countryside around the town. The walks take you along peaceful riverbanks, through woods and along the edge of the Solway Firth.'

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Annan Online

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annandale_Way

Category:Dumfriesshire
Distance (miles)55
Overview

'Long-distance walking route following the river Annan from source to sea ... The Annandale Way has been designed to be achievable in 4 to 5 days, with overnight stops envisaged in small market towns and villages: Moffat; Johnstonebridge / Annandale Estate; Lochmaben or Lockerbie and Annan. There is also the option of doing a shorter 2 or 3 day circuit or day walks by using local public transport.'

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Sulwath Connections Landscape Partnership

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/galloway/cairnsmore-of-fleet.shtml

Category:Wigtownshire
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Cairnsmore of Fleet, at 711 metres, is the highest of the so called "Solway Hills". It's commanding location overlooking the Cree Estuary ensures the walker can enjoy the magnificence of Wigtown Bay and the Machars in the near vicinity, with the Lake District, North Wales and the Isle of Man in the distance. '

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Walkhighlands

www.nature.scot/12-wildlife-walks-dumfries-and-galloway

Overview

'Dumfries & Galloway is the perfect place to see amazing wildlife in unspolied, natural habitats and whatever time of year you choose to visit there is always something new and exciting to witness. The glorious unspoilt coastline, varied terrain and numerous tranquil lochs provide backdrops for some captivating wildlife walks ...' ALERT I have needed to change the Link from that originally referenced here.

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Scottish Natural Heritage

www.langholmwalks.co.uk/pht/information.html

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'A waymarked trail to follow by car or bicycle, with stops to walk to nine impressive prehistoric sites.'

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Langholm Walks

www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/ken-dee-marshes/

Overview

'An exciting nature watching opportunity to view spectacular red kites in lovely scenery is now attracting the attention of walkers, cyclists, wildlife lovers and birdwatchers in Dumfries and Galloway and from much further afield.'

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RSPB

See also

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www.dumfries-and-galloway.co.uk/walks/loch-trool.html

Distance (miles)6
Size (acreage)140
Overview

'Circular lochside and forest walk ... Fantastic views over Loch Trool from all sides !'

www.mullofgallowaytrail.co.uk

Category:Wigtownshire
Distance (miles)37
Overview

'Runs from the Mull to Stranraer and continues north as the Loch Ryan Coastal Path for a total distance of 35 miles to Glenapp in South Ayrshire where it links with the Ayrshire Coastal Path.'

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Rotary Club of Stranraer

www.brucetrust.co.uk/trail.html

Category:Dumfriesshire
Overview

'Journey back 700 years to the Wars of Independence and see Dumfries and Galloway through the eyes of Scotland's greatest King ... All the places in south west Scotland's Dumfries and Galloway region which have strong connections with Bruce whose family home for centuries was in Annandale, first at Annan and later at Lochmaben.'

www.southofscotlandcountrysidetrails.co.uk/where-to-ride/romans-and-re...

Category:Dumfriesshire
Distance (miles)52
Overview

'Follows old Roman roads, forest tracks, drove roads and short sections of quiet lane through the heart of notorious Reivers country, providing enjoyable walking, cycling and riding through the Southern Uplands.  It is mainly through sheltered woodland and forestry, with some sections through more open farmland.'

www.walkscotland.plus.com

Overview

'South West Scotland Hill Walking Routes - with Maps, Photo Galleries and Local Information for every route. Also Coastal Walks in the three local National Scenic Areas.'

'This Website is mainly aimed at the active potential visitor who is looking for practical and informed local knowledge. But, for those who can't get to Scotland's outdoors, the virtual walks in the web galleries offer the chance to see what it is like to walk in this less frequented area of Scotland.'

Description from

Duncan Devlin

www.southernuplandway.gov.uk

Category:Wigtownshire
Distance (miles)210
Overview

'Scotland's coast to coast route: Portpatrick to Cockburnspath.'

Description from

Dumfries & Galloway Council

See also

Southern Upland Way [Rambling Man]

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