Mill Loch in Lochmaben offers short but enchanting walks amidst its picturesque surroundings. Nestled in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway, this historic site invites visitors to wander along its scenic trails, providing breathtaking views of the tranquil loch and the ruins of the Iron Age Woody Castle. The walks at Mill Loch, Lochmaben offer a perfect blend of natural beauty and is an idyllic destination for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike.
The Mill Loch nature reserve is owned and cared for by the local community. Please respect it.
Below are a number of maps of walks around the Mill Loch, these walks are all relatively easy to do and the selections demonstrate a number of alternative options to extend the routes. Please have a look at the guide,
Using the Map
, for the symbols on the map before using
Please remember Castle Loch is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and respect the area and others using it.
Timings for the walks have been calculated in Kilometres loosely based on Naismith's Rule with speed of 4 Km/hour.