As I stepped in to the cold, dark, peaty water I could not believe how still it was. Then the cold hit me. Sarah kept talking to me and reminding me to breath.
The Merrick, part of the Range of the Awful Hand, a sub-range of the Galloway Hills.This spectacular peak is visible from Penninghame Estate and tempts hill walkers and climbers from far and wide. Whilst a challenging climb, the reward of the awe-inspiring view at top is motivation enough to push you onwards.
Out with the Corbett summits of the Galloway Hills, are a variety of forest and small hill walks suitable for all levels of fitness. Murray’s Monument, Black Loch & Grey Mares Tail are but one of hundreds of pleasurable treks open to the public in Wigtownshire.
In Bonnie Galloway we are afforded some of the country’s most organic and fresh produce. The abundance of artisan eateries and restaurants are testament to this local knowledge. Hugged by the rocky coastlines, vibrant seashores and fruitful forests, the natural bounty of wild foraged foods is staggering.