Waterside Lodges

Adjacent to the Southern Uplands Way and close to the 7 Stanes Mountain Bike Centres at Glentrool and Kirroughtree in Dumfries and Galloway we offer self-catering accommodation throughout the year for walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts.

Waterside Lodges for Walkers & Golfers

The Lodges are situated 8 miles from Newton Stewart about 1.5 miles from the Village of Knowe. For Walkers the Lodges offer ideal warm sanctuary only yards from the Southern Upland Way.

All the Lodges have recently been developed and designed to give all, a taste of the comforts of home while enjoying the outdoor life.

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Walking Links


Golfing Links

Newton Stewart Golf Club
Wigtown & Bladnoch County Golf Course
St Medan Golf Club - Port William
Wigtownshire County Golf Club

Walking the Southern Upland Way

Southern Upland Way

The Southern Upland Way is Scotland's Coast to Coast National Trail.

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Walking the Southern Upland Way

Walk 7 - Derry Farm to Laggangarn

Short Walk: 7.5 miles return - moderate
A waymarked linear route through conifer plantation with viewpoints. Start at the forest gate by Derry Farm. Head westwards, returning by the same route.
There are two side walks:
Linn's Tomb: 750 yards off Southern Upland Way. One signpost only.
Craigairie Fell: A 1-mile waymarked loop with a viewpoint.

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Newton Stewart Walking Festival

WalkFest '09

Friday 8th to Thursday 14th May 2009
WalkFest - the Newton Stewart Walking Festival - is now firmly established as the biggest walking festival in the South of Scotland. Galloway is a wonderful location for walking and whether you enjoy the challenge of our true hill walking experiences or our lower level themed routes, there is sure to be something for everyone.

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