Brighouse Bay Circular

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The scenery on this walk by the Solway's rugged coast is wonderfully varied as one passes through woods, across clifftops, over fields and along footpaths, with Galloway's celebrated dry-stone walls much in evidence throughout.

From the beach car park at Brighouse Bay, the route takes a wooded path along the bay and past a holiday park, rounds the headland at Dunrod Point, strikes out across moorland and passes a golf course and SSSI along a lovely clifftop path. Then it turns inland on a path over attractive rolling farmland, with distant views of hills.

Next the route passes by a wetland area, then takes a farm track through the farmyard and onto a minor road, which drops down with views over Brighouse Bay, back to the start. Two hundred yards away is Brighouse Bay Holiday Park (01557-870267) with food shop etc.

Scotland - South Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway - Coast

Features

Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Kids, Great Views, Moor, Mostly Flat, Nature Trail, Sea, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland