Dumfries and Galloway events

Local Activities

Moffat town boasts a theatre, museum, toy museum, art galleries, shops and restaurants galore. You can also visit Station Park and Boating pond which hosts an 18 hole putting green and interactive water feature and playground.

Moffat can also boast 2 nature reserves, one adjacent to Lochhouse Tower.

All set in a stunning landscape and within 50 miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh or Carlisle making it a perfect base to explore further afield.

Enjoy the following activities here in south west Scotland  …

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Walking

Ideally situated for walkers with the Southern Upland Way, Annandale Way, Moffat and Beattock hills and the Moffat walks on the doorstep.

Moffat itself was the first “Walkers Welcome” town in Scotland.

Cycling

The area surrounding Moffat offers an ideal location for cycling including national and local dedicated routes or try the world famous 7 Stanes mountain bike trials.

Motor Cycling

A must visit motor bike destination, 15 recommended routes around the Moffat area, planned by bikers for bikers.

Events

There are a host of events taking place in the town of Moffat and the region of Dumfries and Galloway throughout the year – find out more in Events.

Driving

Head out of Moffat to the famous Grey Mares Tail then along to St. Mary’s Loch and round by Eskdalemuir on as remote and beautiful roads as any where in the world.

Glasgow, Edinburgh and Carlisle are all with in easy drive opening the door to a wealth of tourist attractions including:

  • Hadrian’s Wall,
  • The Lake District,
  • Galloway Forest,
  • Edinburgh & Stirling Castles,
  • Burns country,
  • the Ayrshire coast and the Scottish Borders.

History

All of the following are within easy reach:

  • The Devils Beeftub,
  • Moffats Templar Chapel,
  • Frenchland Tower,
  • Gretna Green,
  • Drumlanrig Castle,
  • Troqueer house,
  • Caerlaverock Castle,
  • Carlisle Castle,
  • Hadrian’s Wall & King Robert The Bruce’s Cave.

Children

Station Park, Moffat offers peddle boats, a play park and an interactive water feature. Hope Johnstone Park, Moffat has skate board park and soft play.

A short drive away are:

  • Cream o Galloway,
  • Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura,
  • Dalscone Farm,
  • Mabie Farm Park,
  • Hetland Dino Park,
  • Farmers Den,
  • Walby Farm Park,
  • Wanlockhead Leads Mining Museum.
Lochhouse Tower self catering property Dumfries and Galloway
Lochhouse Tower self catering Dumfries and Galloway
Lochhouse Tower self catering in Dumfries and Galloway
Lochhouse Tower self catering property Moffat