The Southern Upland Way is Scotland's longest
and arguably most dramatic and unspoiled coast to
coast National Trail. With a section on the
doorstep, Cauldholm is ideally situated whether you
plan to enjoy the entire 212 mile route in one
glorious visit or sample it in smaller sections.
Grey mare's tail Nature reserve - a spectacular
200ft waterfall tumbles into the Moffat Water Valley
from the waters of Loch Skene, high above in the
The 7stanes are seven mountain biking centres
spanning the south of Scotland, from the heart of
the Scottish Borders to Dumfries and Galloway. The
nearby centre at Ae has trails ideal for entry level
riders and families, along with trails and downhill
routes for the more experienced rider.
The excellent condition of this fine traditional
Scottish moorland course and the welcoming clubhouse
reinforce the notion that
Moffat should be near the top of any golfer's
list of courses to play.
Drumlanrig Castle is the ancient stronghold and
Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and
Queensberry. Set amidst the 120,000 acre Queensberry
Estate, Drumlanrig is steeped in history, filled
with treasures and boasts a beautiful Victorian
Garden and Country Park. The Estate offers excellent
woodland walks, interesting wildlife, way-marked
cycle routes, championship mountain bike trails and
a terrific adventure playground for the kids.
Traquair Castle in the Scottish Borders was
originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens
of Scotland. It later became the home of the Earls
of Traquair and is still lived in by the descendants
of the Maxwell Stuart family. It is now well known
as the oldest inhabited house in Scotland.