Forest Parks and Scenic Areas
Discover a region where unspoiled natural beauty thrives, from the sandy shorelines to the highest peaks. Explore a Forest Park, ancient wood or enjoy a stroll while watching for wildlife.
Head deep into the heart of the Wood of Cree to enjoy a 5,000 year old woodland, full of wildlife, waterfalls and striking views.
From the Annandale Way to a walk round Loch Trool, there are a number of walking routes which boast striking views of the landscape and historic buildings.
With a number of walks, mountain biking trails and wildlife spots, the Galloway Forest Park is a fantastic place to spend a day.
Explore miles and miles of the Solway Coast to find sandy, white beaches, perfect for a picnic or just a refreshing stroll on a quiet evening.
Take a walk around one of the four National Nature Reserves to enjoy wide, open spaces full of birds, wildflowers and even the rare natterjack toads.
From the red squirrels in Dalbeattie Forest to the ospreys of Wigtown Bay, Dumfries & Galloway is full of opportunities to see a variety of animals.
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