Walking & Hill Climbing

SR Cunningham – Outdoor Clothing – Newton Stewart

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.

Visit Southern Scotland
Links to The Southern Upland Way

Galloway Mountain Rescue
Privides Search & Rescue Services across Galloway

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.

Castle & Gardens

Historic Scotland
Explore 5000 years of Scottish history.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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