Loch Ryan Coastal Path
This footpath, takes you right along the coast of the unique sea loch of Loch Ryan, and Wig Bay, eventually meeting up with the Ayrshire Coast Path.  It runs alongside Stair Estates and is easily accessible from our holiday accommodation.

Southern Upland Way
The Southern Upland Way starts nearby in Portpatrick, and passes by Castle Kennedy Gardens and through the Lochinch Castle Heritage Estate, before continuing all the way for 212 miles from the west coast to Cockburnspath, just south of Edinburgh, on the east coast.

Ayrshire Coastal Path
Covering 100 miles of South West Scotland, the recently established Ayrshire Coastal Path runs from Glenapp in the South to Skelmmorlie in the north, and is full of wildlife and offers dramatic coastal views.  The Path is connected to the Southern Upland Way and the Lochryan Coastal Path which passes through Stranraer.

Galloway Forest Park
The Galloway Forest Park offers a wide range of walks through some of Galloway’s most spectacular scenery through woodlands, across moorland and by scenic lochs.  Choose from three visitor centres close to Newton Stewart – Kirroughtree, Clatteringshaws and Glentrool