Top 10 Dog Walks When Staying at Westlands

Are you staying at Westlands soon and wondering, where can I walk the dogs? Well, we thought we’d make it easy for you. We’ve made a list of the top 10 dog walks when staying at Westlands Country Park. Some of the walks are a short trip from Westlands, and others throughout the beautiful region of Dumfries & Galloway.

Top 10 Dog Walks:

Powfoot Beach

🐾 Walk Length: 1km to 5km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy

🐾 Terrain: Roads, paths, grass, beach

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Powfoot, Annan, DG12 5PS

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 9 miles (15 minutes)

 

Drumlanrig Castle

🐾 Walk Length: 2km to 5km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy to moderate

🐾 Terrain: Grassland, woodland, slopes, and trails. Paths can be uneven in parts.

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, DG3 4AQ

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 38 miles (50 minutes)

 

Forest of Ae

🐾 Walk Length: 1km to 15km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy to Hard

🐾 Terrain:  Woodland, tracks, trails

🐾 Free Parking: No

🐾 Address: Village of Ae, DG1 1QB

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 29 miles (40 minutes)

 

Mabie Forest

🐾 Walk Length: 1km to 15km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy to Hard

🐾 Terrain: Woodland, tracks, trails

🐾 Free Parking: No

🐾 Address: Dumfries, DG2 8

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 26 miles (35 minutes)

 

Eskrigg Nature Reserve

🐾 Walk Length: 5km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy

🐾 Terrain: Woodland, tracks

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Lockerbie, DG11 1HY

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 15 miles (20 minutes)

 

Woodcock Air

🐾 Walk Length: 6km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy to moderate

🐾 Terrain: Woodland, tracks

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Hoddom, DG12 5NJ

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 11 miles (20 minutes)

 

Grey Mare’s Tail

🐾 Walk Length: 5km

🐾 Difficulty: Moderate

🐾 Terrain: Grassland, trails, hills, steps, uneven.

🐾 Free Parking: No

🐾 Address: Moffat, DG10 9LH

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 39 miles (50 minutes)

 

Caerlaverock Castle

🐾 Walk Length: 2km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy

🐾 Terrain: Grassland, trails, hills, uneven, steps.

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Glencaple, Dumfries, DG1 4RU

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 19 miles (30 minutes)

 

Rockcliffe to Kippford

🐾 Walk Length: 5km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy

🐾 Terrain: Beach, trails, slopes, even.

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Dalbeattie, DG5 4QQ

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 41 miles (1 hour)

 

Lochmaben Loch

🐾 Walk Length: 6km

🐾 Difficulty: Easy

🐾 Terrain: Gravel paths, woodland

🐾 Free Parking: Yes

🐾 Address: Lochmaben, DG11 1NW

🐾 Distance from Westlands: 18 miles (25 minutes)

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