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Based at Criffel View, you are spoiled for choice for things to do around New Abbey or within a short drive. We are situated right on the South West Coastal 300 route around south-west Scotland. See also this recent article in the Independent.


Below are a few ideas to help inspire you.

In New Abbey

Feeling more adventurous...

  • Circular walk along quiet roads past the historic Kirkconnell House and down towards the mouth of the River Nith where it meets the Solway Firth, then back on the footpath through the fields to Criffel View

  • Circular walk from the back of New Abbey up to the Waterloo Monument

  • Climb the 570 metres up to the summit of Criffel, for amazing views over the Solway Firth and down towards Isle of Man. Plan your circular walk here or here

Within 15 minutes drive

A little further away

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