This fine 18th century house was bought by the Scottish artist E A Hornel and became his home and studio. Today visitors can admire many of his painting, and those of his fellow artists throughout the house and gallery.
Broughton House and Garden
Broughton House is rich in history and style which gives it the distinctive look it has today.
At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.
Set on the Solway coastline with brilliant views out over the Irish Sea, the Brighouse Bay Golf Club has some unusual features as it spans across the rugged coast. This makes some holes a quite a challenge for golfers of all levels and a really enticing course to come and play.
Brighouse Bay Trekking Centre
Well established for over 40 years the centre has a range of facilities to offer training and trekking on some exceptionally sure footed ponies from the highlands.
With amazing views to discover whilst trekking through Dumfries and Galloway, the Lockhill Farm Equestrian Centre offers great horse riding through woodland and across farmland. The centre has one or two hour lessons to choose from or hacks in the surrounding areas.
Clints of Dromore
An easier angle for climbers of all abilities this is a good one for winter climbs or beginners setting out. Still with some great views on offer the Clints of Dromore are really worth navigating on a quiet afternoon.
The cliffs on the brilliant Solway Coast are a large climb so it’s important to pick your route carefully. It does provide a real challenge however which are rewarded by the scenery and calm of the place
This forest walk between Rockcliffe and neighbouring village Kippford takes the path named after Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee.
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