this way for exhilarating walks and breath taking views.
Explore the areas history, enjoy panoramic coastal walks, prepare
be in awe when rambling
through the woodland walks, which offer the beauty of our colourful
seasons. The area is much renowned for its rich diversity of
wildlife which you will need to take a moment and appreciate
whilst out and about.
Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast,
or just like a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite for
lunch, then the range of
routes on our doorstep is vast and will keep you coming
back for more.
The broad topped hills of Upper Nithsdale sculpted by the
of the last Ice Age, are dominated by Lowther hill (725m),
which is crowned with a golf ball shaped radar station
built for the Civil Aviation Authority. The village of Wanlockhead
is on route for the southern upland way 212 mile coast
coast walk long distance path, we can offer a selection
walks along this defined path.
Ideas For walking in and around Thornhill (Copies of these
walks are available on request)
Explore the rich heritage of this varied landscape by climbing
the ancient hill fort of Tyron Doon or marvel at the Queensbury
Marbles in the elegant church of Durisdeer before taking a
stroll along the course of the Roman Road to one of the best
preserved fortlets in Britain.
Enjoy a tranquil stroll alongside the unspoilt Scar Water
or a bracing walk with expansive views along a flood bank of
the meandering Nith. The Impressive sandstone Drumlanrig castle
can be viewed on the Burnmouth or Carronbridge walks and is
well worth visiting the country park offers a number of waymarked