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Raiders' Road

Raiders' Road
Mossdale
New Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway

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Activities: Cycling Forest drives Mountain Biking Walking/Trekking





Description
A ten-mile forestry road along the route of a drove-road used by reivers to smuggle stolen cattle. Made famous by S.R.Crockett's 1894 novel 'The Raiders'. Runs from a mile north of Mossdale Post Office on the A762 up to the Queen's Way near Clatteringshaws, beside Black Water of Dee. Major features on this forest drive include a variety of forest walks and cycle tracks, picnic sites at Stroan Loch and the Otter Pool, and an abundance of wildlife and forest sculptures. 20mph speed limit. Telephone (Forestry Commission, Castle Douglas Office): 01556 503 626