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The Urr Valley


What To Do Near Dalbeattie Forest Caravan Park

Explore The Urr Valley In Dumfries & Galloway

Discover The Local Areas Near Dalbeattie Forest Caravan Park

Dalbeattie Forest Lodges & Caravan Park is set within the picturesque and charming village of Dalbeattie, on the edge of the Dalbeattie forest in the Urr Valley located just a few miles away from the Solway Coast, in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. Dalbeattie village is a popular destination for tourists and holidaymakers seeking stunning views, hiking trails and serene coastal surroundings.

Dalbeattie is often referred to as  ‘The Granite Town’ owing to its nearby granite quarries, the village provides a great base to explore the surrounding Urr Valley area with its nearby forests, castles, gardens and coastline. It’s a perfect choice for those who like golfing and fishing and for mountain bikers, as it is home to one of the 7Stanes Mountain Bike Trails. Dalbeattie is home to a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, serving delicious local cuisine. The village has a friendly community feel, making it a great place to relax and unwind.

The local area offers a mix of outstanding scenic beauty, serene coastal settings, and plenty of outdoor activities for all to enjoy. So come and discover the allure of the Urr Valley today!

Local Activities


Dalbeattie Forest Caravan Park, Dalbeattie is perfectly placed for exploring the Urr Valley and the Solway Coast, while being close in proximity to many small towns including Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Kippford.

The town has a population of around 4,000 people and is known for its granite quarries, which have been in operation since the 18th century.  In addition to its quarries, Dalbeattie is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with many hiking and biking trails in the surrounding hills and forests. The town also has a golf course, a swimming pool, and several local shops and restaurants.

Dalbeattie hosts a number of events throughout the year, including a traditional Scottish music festival in June and a Christmas light switch-on in December. The town is also home to the Dalbeattie Museum, which showcases the history of the town and the surrounding area.

Dalbeattie Golf Club 1894

Dalbeattie Golf Club was founded in 1894 and is located on the outskirts of the town of Dalbeattie. The golf course is a par 69 and measures just over 6,000 yards, with the layout of the course having been considerably extended in recent years, making it a challenging but manageable course for golfers of all ages and abilities. seeking a truly enjoyable golfing experience all year round. The signature hole is the 10th, a par 3 that requires a precise tee shot over a pond to reach the green.

Over the years, Dalbeattie Golf Club has hosted a number of regional and national events, including the Scottish Amateur Championship in 1985. The club has a strong community feel and welcomes visitors from all over the world to come and play the course.

In addition to the golf course, the club also has a well-appointed clubhouse with a bar and restaurant, making it the perfect place to relax and socialize after a round of golf. A warm welcome and an enjoyable day’s golf await.

Dalbeattie Forest Trails

The Dalbeattie Forest Trails are a network of hiking and biking trails located in the forests surrounding the town of Dalbeattie. The trails were originally created for mountain bikers but have since become popular with hikers and walkers as well.

The trails are well-marked and range from easy, family-friendly walks to more challenging routes for experienced hikers and bikers. The forest itself is home to a variety of wildlife, including red squirrels, deer, and birds of prey, and offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and countryside.

One of the most popular trails is the 7stanes mountain biking trail, which is a challenging 25-mile route that takes riders through the heart of the forest. Other popular trails include the Moyle Hill Trail, which offers panoramic views of the Solway Firth, and the Screel Hill Trail, which takes hikers to the top of Screel Hill for stunning views of the surrounding area.

Overall, the Dalbeattie Forest Trails offer something for everyone and are a must-visit destination for anyone who loves the outdoors.

Local Towns & Villages

The Urr Valley is a picturesque region in the Dumfries and Galloway area of Scotland that is home to several towns and villages. One of the largest towns in the area is Castle Douglas, which is known for its bustling market town atmosphere and historic buildings. The town also has a number of shops, restaurants, and cafes, making it a popular destination for visitors.

Another town in the Urr Valley is Kirkcudbright, which is a small town in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, located on the estuary of the River Dee. It is known for its artistic community, historic buildings, and annual summer arts festival.

Other villages in the Urr Valley include Haugh of Urr, which is home to a picturesque 18th-century bridge and a popular country pub, and Crossmichael, which has a charming village green and is located near the scenic Loch Ken. Overall, the Urr Valley is a beautiful area with a rich history and plenty of attractions for visitors to explore.

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