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Carlingwark Loch Dumfries & Galloway

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A view over the loch on a murky day.
Fiona Barclay
A view over the loch on a murky day.

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Picturesque loch at south end of Castle Douglas holding SSSI status. There are a couple of small islands, and a crannog lurks just under the surface near Ash Island. The "Carlingwark Countryside Path" circular walk will take you around the loch

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Follow the A713 King St south through the market town



Opening Times

any reasonable time


Toilets, boathouse

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