This easy route, using forest tracks, gives you the chance to feel as if you are in the Galloway Hills without the climbing.
Starting from the New Galloway Road, this walk follows forestry tracks through farmland and felled forestry.
The fact that the trees have been cut opens up lovely views to the hills so there is the feeling of being in the hills, with the wild isolation, without the hard graft of climbing rough ground.
There should be red kites, buzzards and ravens as well as cuckoos, woodpeckers and smaller birds.
This is Galloway at its untamed rugged best.
|Travel time||20 minutes|
|Start from||NX 463 692|
|End at||NX 447 705|
|Return travel time||20 minutes|
|Price (Accompanied Child)||£11.00|
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