Walk 5-4: Galloway's Dark Sky (Night Walk)

Accompanied by a local astronomer, this route gives an opportunity to appreciate Galloway Forest Park's internationally renowned dark skies.


Suitable for safe night time walking, the route starts at Craigencallie and follows a forest road past the dark craggy Buckdas of Cairnbaber.

One of the viewing points will be at the high point close to Munwhul.

The forest road continues past Poultrybuie Hill towards Black Loch where there will be a good chance of experiencing total darkness.

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Register from 20:30
Depart at 21:00
Travel time 60 minutes
Start from NX 503 774
End at NX 506 725
Return travel time 15 minutes
Return by 03:15
Price (Adult) £10.00
Price (Accompanied Child) £10.00
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Walk 5-4: Galloway's Dark Sky (Night Walk)