River Dee walk, Kirkcudbright

Follow the tidal lower reaches of the River Dee, giving some fine opportunities for birdwatching. The walk starts in the picturesque town of Kirkcudbright and includes a loop to Tongland hydroelectric power station before beginning the return leg.


Surfaced path for most of the walk. The exception is the short stretch on the south side of the river between the two Tongland bridges.

Public Transport

Bus to Kirkcudbright.


Kirkcudbright car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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