Local & Scotish Links

Links Page

Walking & Hill Climbing

SR Cunningham - Outdoor Clothing - Newton Stewart
www.srcunningham.co.uk

The Ramblers
The Ramblers is the charity at the heart of walking in Britain. If you walk, we are for you. We work to make it easy for everyone to walk, whether in the countryside, cities, hills, the coast, and on and off the beaten track. www.ramblers.org.uk

Visit Southern Scotland
Links to The Southern Upland Way
www.visitsouthernscotland.com

Walking Scotland - Tourist Board
Whether it's enjoying a gentle country stroll or a breezy coastal walk, trekking long distance routes or scrambling amidst the majestic mountains, Scotland's breathtaking landscape and overwhelming spirit-of-place will refresh and enliven your senses.
www.walkingwild.com

Galloway Mountain Rescue
Privides Search & Rescue Services across Galloway
www.gallowaymrt.org.uk

John Biggar
Climbing in Galloway The best crags and rock climbing in Dumfries and Galloway. Including photos, topos and route descriptions for many of the best climbs on over 20 of the best crags.... also includes areas of Ayrshire, Peeblesshire and other neighbouring counties.
www.johnbiggar.com

Castle & Gardens

Historic Scotland
Explore 5000 years of Scottish history.
www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Logan Botanic Garden
At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan, the country's most exotic garden. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, southern hemisphere plants flourish in this plantsman’s paradise.
www.rbge.org.uk/the-gardens/logan

Woodfall Gardens
Known as Galloway's "Secret Garden", is an atmospheric 18th Century walled garden. The walls and surrounding woodland provide shelter and give a sense of security, serenity and seclusion.
www.woodfall-gardens.co.uk

Glenwhan Gardens
This is certainly a garden for all seasons with an incredible diversity of plants. It has taken 20 years of hard work by Tessa and Bill to produce this garden of outstanding character and it is a joy to visit.
www.glenwhangardens.co.uk

Cally Gardens
Cally Gardens is a grand sight; thousands of species grown as well as you will ever see them, grouped harmoniously by a nurseryman with the eye of an artist - and the spirit of an adventurer.
www.callygardens.co.uk

Castle Kennedy Gardens
The gardens are extensively landscaped with terraces, mounds and avenues, all of which were created by men and horses, and extend to more than 30 hectares.
www.castlekennedygardens.co.uk

Mountain Biking & Cycling

7Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
Mountain biking in the South of Scotland: big country riding, rolling hills, views to die for and mile upon mile of technical singletrack – it's all here!
www.7stanes.gov.uk

Useful website addresses:


www.newtonstewart.org
www.forestry.gov.uk/gallowayforestpark
www.visitsouthernscotland.com/newtonstewart
www.ancestralscotland.com
www.nts.org.uk
www.aboutbritain.com
www.discoverscotland.net
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk
www.creamogalloway.co.uk
www.activity-scotland.org.uk

www.wigtownbirdwatching.co.uk

 

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