Hiking adventures #2 The Merrick

27 August 2021

Conquer southwest Scotland’s highest peak – the Merrick! It’s a day trip from Wigtown and if you choose only one hill walk or hike during your stay it should be this one. At 843m high, The Merrick is the highest peak in these parts and known as a Corbett in hill height classification. Family activity…

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Hiking adventures #1

24 June 2021

Welcome to our series introducing you to the many possible hiking adventures within reach of Southfield House. Get a feel for the Galloway Hills by starting with the summit of Cairnsmore. At 711.0 m (2333 ft) it offers an excellent introduction to hill walking and sits in the marvellous Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve.…

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