Big Nature Adventures

Driving Route

Big Nature Adventures


This route brings together amazing nature experiences for those of you looking for a big day out.

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What you'll see

Duns Castle Nature Reserve - Duns

Animals & Wildlife, Scenic Views

Duns Castle Nature Reserve is surrounded by mixed woodland with two man-made lochs; Hen Loch and Mill Dam.

St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Animals & Wildlife, Nature Reserves, Scenic Views

Breath-taking coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, famed for its seabird colonies!

Crawick Multiverse - Sanquhar

Visitor Attractions

Crawick Multiverse is an amazing land art installation to explore and enjoy cosmology, science and art or just to walk your dog in the beautiful…

Crichope Linn - Thornhill

Animals & Wildlife

Crichope Linn is a stunning gorge and waterfall between Cample and Gatelawbridge.

Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve - Gatehouse of Fleet

Animals & Wildlife

Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve is a paradise for walkers.

Threave Garden & Estate - Castle Douglas

Parks & Gardens

Garden & Estate

Kirkmadrine Stones - Near Sandhead

Ancient, Early Christian

Find evidence of early Christianity in Britain in these carved stones dating back 1,500 years.

Dalkeith Country Park - Dalkeith

Visitor Attractions

Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place, home to Fort Douglas adventure playground and Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant & Wellbeing Lab.