Walking on the Galloway Hills

Walking on the Galloway Hills

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Clatteringshaws Loch

Clatteringshaws Loch

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Allan Devlin Photography
Kippford

Kippford

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Screel

Screel

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Where we are

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We are situated near the town of Dumfries in Dumfries and Galloway in South-West Scotland which is approximately one and a half hours drive from both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Jock and Anne live at Hillholme which is situated on the outskirts of Dumfries.
  • Billy and Eleanor live at Falbeg which is situated in the countryside near Dalbeattie, about 10 miles from Dumfries.



 

Hillholme

Directions To Hillholme

From the south:- Take the M6, M74 then the A75 to Dumfries.  Follow the by-pass round Dumfries until you come to the sixth roundabout signed posted Cargenbridge and the Colvend Coast.  Take the first left and head for Cargenbridge.  At the T junction turn left to Dumfries, cross a small bridge and immediately on the left there is a small lane next to Parkdale garage, turn into the lane and enter the white wrought iron gates.  Hillholme is the white house on the hill.

From Glasgow:- Head south from Glasgow on the M74 to Junction 15, take A701 signposted for Dumfries.  At the Locharbriggs roundabout follow the road signposted Stranraer.  Follow the bypass and at the third roundabout turn left on to the road signposted Cargenbridge and the Colvend Coast. Head for Cargenbridge and follow the above directions for Hillholme.

From Edinburgh:- Take the A702 south of Edinburgh and follow the signs for Carlisle. Join the M74 and then take the A701 to Dumfries and follow the directions above.

From the west (Ireland):- Arrive at the port of Stranraer, follow the A75 to Dumfries. On the outskirts of Dumfries take the second left at the roundabout and follow the signs for Cargenbridge and the Colvend Coast. Head for Cargenbridge and follow the above directions for Hillholme.

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Falbeg

Directions to Falbeg

Follow the same directions for Hillholme. However at Cargenbridge, instead of turning left for Dumfries turn right and follow the signs for the Colvend Coast on the A711. Proceed for approximately 7 miles and at Kirkgunzeon turn left on the small road signed posted Caulkerbush. Continue for approximately 3 miles, keeping left and Falbeg is the next house on the left.

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