Dumfries and Galloway walks

Some of Scotland's least discovered but excellent walking lies in this vast area, including a stunning coastline, extensive forests, rugged hills and some charming towns and villages.

We help you find the best walking routes across Dumfries and Galloway, from strolls along the Solway Coast to the Merrick, ever popular hill ascent above Loch Trool. We've carefully researched each of the walks, giving up to date, reliable information to help you get the most from your visit to this often overlooked area of Scotland. You can view and book accommodation, find places to eat and things to see and do. The walking routes feature a GPS route waypoints download file GPX format .

Map of Dumfries and Galloway derived from SVG map of Scotland by Eric Gaba; licenced under CCSA.

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Walking can be dangerous and all walkers must take personal responsibility for their own safety. You should always carry a backup means of navigation and not rely on a single phone, app or map. Walkhighlands strives to provide accurate information but cannot accept responsibility for changes, errors or omissions.