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*Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

'A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Wander through wildflower meadows spotting orchids, butterflies and dragonflies, or see our winter migration spectacle.'

*Drumlanrig Castle

'You'll find walks to keep your whole family happy in the grounds at Drumlanrig Castle. There are several way-marked trails, ranging from 1.5km to 7km that follow the original paths built during the Victorian era. They will lead you through a variety of habitats and features that make Drumlanrig so unique. See if you can spot one of our red squirrels while you're enjoying the outdoor life ... '

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*Dumfries & District Ramblers

'We offer our members about 100 walks a year. The core programme consists of day walks every fortnight on both Saturday and Sunday: usually an easy, low-level walk and a more strenuous one, and ranging from 6 to 12 miles in length. From May to August we provide a shorter evening walk on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week. In addition to the core programme there is a Half Day walk and an Adventure walk every month ... Residential weekends are held each year and allow the group to visit areas beyond the range of our day walks.'

*Langholm - Walkers Are Welcome

'The Langholm Walks Group have waymarked 14 walks in and around the town of Langholm in South West Scotland. The town of Langholm is in Dumfries and Galloway, situated 20 miles north of Carlisle on the western edge of the Border Hills.'

*Moffat - Walkers Are Welcome

'Moffat, Scotland's first "Walkers are Welcome town" and the surrounding Moffat hills present a haven for walkers of all abilities. The clean Scottish air, stunning scenery and timeless beauty is awe inspiring. Whether for a day's hiking or a short stroll in unspoilt countryside, Moffat is the perfect place to experience a truly memorable walking holiday.'

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*Muckle-Toon Adventure Festival

Throughout the course of the weekend the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival offers a series of walks in and around the town of Langholm accompanied by our charismatic and informative local guides. Surrounded by beautiful open moorland, babbling burns and romantic woodlands, the walking series will most definitely have something for all recreational hikers ...' Usually held Mid June.

Annan Shore Walk
Distance (miles)5

'Annan's location on the Solway Firth has always been of great importance - today it is the site of the Annan Shore Walk '

The Walking Booklet: 'The Royal Burgh of Annan has a long colourful history, and these walks explore the history of the area as well as the rich countryside around the town. The walks take you along peaceful riverbanks, through woods and along the edge of the Solway Firth.'

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Annandale Way
Distance (miles)55

'Long-distance walking route following the river Annan from source to sea ... The Annandale Way has been designed to be achievable in 4 to 5 days, with overnight stops envisaged in small market towns and villages: Moffat; Johnstonebridge / Annandale Estate; Lochmaben or Lockerbie and Annan. There is also the option of doing a shorter 2 or 3 day circuit or day walks by using local public transport.'

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Sulwath Connections Landscape Partnership

Eskdale Prehistoric Trail

'A waymarked trail to follow by car or bicycle, with stops to walk to nine impressive prehistoric sites.'

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Langholm Walks

Robert the Bruce Trail

'Journey back 700 years to the Wars of Independence and see Dumfries and Galloway through the eyes of Scotland's greatest King ... All the places in south west Scotland's Dumfries and Galloway region which have strong connections with Bruce whose family home for centuries was in Annandale, first at Annan and later at Lochmaben.'

Romans and Reivers Route Trail
Distance (miles)52

'Follows old Roman roads, forest tracks, drove roads and short sections of quiet lane through the heart of notorious Reivers country, providing enjoyable walking, cycling and riding through the Southern Uplands.  It is mainly through sheltered woodland and forestry, with some sections through more open farmland.'

Sir Walter Scott Way
Distance (miles)94

'Cross-country walk between Moffat in South Central Scotland to Cockburnspath on the South East Scottish Coastline. It runs through lowland valleys, by lochs and reservoirs, alongside the River Tweed and its tributaries, over several significant Borderland hills and through communities steeped in history and interest.'

ALERT At Review, the Walking Support Website Pages giving details of this Walk were no longer available; so I have Linked instead to the LDWA Entry for the Walk

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