Rockcliffe is a beautiful coastal landscape in the sheltered Urr estuary. A network of small paths running through a mosaic of woodland, meadow and heather-topped granite outcrops, offer walkers fantastic views out to Rough Island and the Solway.
Part of coastal path and other path networks

Area rich with wildlife including a good diversity of butterflies

Interesting birdwatching on Rough Firth in the winter

National Scenic Area

An island you can walk to

Stunning views from the Mote of Mark and the Muckle

A Dark Age fort

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Admission charges


Additional info

There are no all-ability paths on the property but it would be possible to take some wheelchairs along the first section of the Jubilee Path starting from the hotel gate. One allocated disabled parking space at Rockcliffe Beach car park. Interpretation boards easily accessible from both Rockcliffe car parks, but on a steep slope at Kippford.

The Ranger Service, Threave Estate
Castle Douglas



0844 4932244

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