Listing in this category: Science and Environment

Galloway Forest Park

Britain's largest forest park at three hundred square miles, includes moorland, lochs, from seashore to mountain tops, habitat for a variety of plants and animals. Maintained by the Forestry Commission.

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Galloway Kite Trail

Route for viewing red kites, where it is possible to see this re-established bird of prey flying, feeding, nesting, and breeding. Includes details and sound recording.

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Carrifran Wildwood

Ecological reconstruction of prehistoric Scottish woodland in the valley north of Moffat. Details of projects.

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Galloway Astronomy Centre

Located in open farmland with a night sky free of light pollution. Provides telescopes up to 16-inch aperture. Free guidance for all - beginners a speciality. Bed and breakfast style accommodation.

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Solway Firth Partnership

Outlines projects for the future, and those since formation in 1994, bringing together organisations, agencies, companies and individuals to work for the benefit of the estuaries and coastline.

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