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Threave Castle

A lovely walk with good paths by the water. Places to sit and eat a packed lunch. Viewing huts to nip into and spot all the different wildlife that call this place home.

Threave gardens

A garden for all seasons and a haven for wildlife, with an osprey platform and bat reserve


A tough climb, but the reward is stunning views over the Rough Firth and Auchencairn Bay.

Galloway Faerie Trail

Doubters be prepared to believe! Enter the enchanted world of faeries along this 1km buggy and wheelchair friendly trail. Dog's are welcome too!


At Knockbrex you'll see what appears to be a folly of some age, however this was built in the 20th century as a Bathhouse. Spend some time here and see if you can find the cave by the slipway...

cally Temple

Tucked away in the Cally Woods is an 18th contrary gothic tower, known as The Temple. 


Carrick links to many good walking routes from knockbrex view point, to Borgue, to Sandgreen. 

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Sandgreen Beach

From swimming, watersports and rock pooling to a family game of rounder’s, bring your beach toy's and get digging!

Kirroughtree visitor centre

Great for walking and mountain biking. Different trails for all skill levels. The visitor centre is also dog friendly.

Red deer range

Get the chance to see these beautiful creatures up close in a natural environment. Around 25 red deer live there – watch for them from the viewing area and hide.

Loch Stroan viaduct

Take the Black Water Trail around part of the loch starting at the viaduct. Allow an hour for this trail.

Red kites

The Galloway Kite Trail is an exciting opportunity to view spectacular red kites in lovely scenery  and is a great attraction for walkers, cyclists, wildlife lovers and birdwatchers.

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