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Activities

Moffat town boasts a theatre, museum, toy museum, art galleries, shops and restaurants galore, set in a stunning landscape and within 50 miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Carlisle, making it a perfect base to explore further afield. Station Park, with boating pond, hosts an 18 hole putting green and interactive water feature and playground. Moffat is also home to 2 nature reserves, one adjacent to Lochhouse Tower.

The area is ideal for walkers with the Southern Upland Way, Annandale Way, Moffat and Beattock Hills plus many other Moffat walks on the doorstep.

Moffat itself was the first 'Walkers Welcome' town in Scotland.

Cycling

The area surrounding Moffat offers an ideal location for cycling, including national and local dedicated routes, or you may wish to try the world famous '7 stanes' mountain bike trials.

Motor Cycling

A must-visit motor bike destination, with 15 recommended routes around the Moffat area, planned by bikers for bikers.

Driving

Head out of Moffat to the famous Grey Mares Tail, then along to St. Mary’s Loch and round by Eskdalemuir on as remote and beautiful roads as anywhere in the world.

Glasgow, Edinburgh and Carlisle are all within an easy drive, opening the door to a wealth of tourist attractions, including Hadrian’s Wall, The Lake District, Galloway Forest, Edinburgh & Stirling Castles, Burns country, the Ayrshire coast and the Scottish Borders.

History

The Devils Beeftub, Moffats Templar Chapel, Frenchland Tower, Gretna Green, Drumlanrig Castle, Troqueer House, Carlaverock Castle, Carlisle Castle, Hadrian’s Wall and King Robert The Bruce’s Cave are all within easy reach.

Children

Station Park in Moffat offers peddle boats, a play park and an interactive water feature.

Hope Johnstone Park in Moffat has a skate board park and soft play area.

A short drive away opens up Cream o Galloway, Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura, Dalscone Farm, Mabie Farm Park, Hetland Dino Park, Farmers Den, Walby Farm Park and Wanlockhead Leads Mining Museum.