Through the Woods to Morton Castle

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Ruinous Morton Castle enjoys a superb situation on a bluff above the loch of the same name. The walk starts above the village of Carronbridge and ascends through woodland on the Buccleuch Estate to visit the castle. A steady descent returns via a lane.

Information for Dog Owners: subject to the normal precautions to be observed by dog-owners when walking in sheep country, this walk is considered suitable for biddable dogs.

Please note that there are no refreshments available on this walk.

Scotland - South Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway - Woodland or Forest


Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Kids, Lake/Loch, Mountains, Wildlife, Woodland
7/19/2018 - keith wright

A nice and easy walk through woodland to Morton Castle. The views of the Castle were well worth the walk. We had to retrace our steps back to the beginning due to the ongoing work in the forest but that didn't spoil our walk. A picnic is recommended at the castle.