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Hawkrigg camping site is easy to find with access from the A713 between St John's Town Of Dalry and Carsphairn the road from Castle Douglas to Ayr. We are 300m past Dundeugh coming from the south.
We are near an old village settlement ruin 'Polmaddy' which was abandoned in the 19th century (1800 drs). You may wish to take local walks or venture further afield.
At Carsphairn there are the old abandoned lead mines this is a two mile walk from Carsphairn with stunning views over the Galloway hills.
If you would like a more challenging walk you could venture up the Merrick this is 9.5 mile a moderate walk for those with country walking experience and good fitness levels, Merrick is the highest mountain in the South of Scotland 875m with incredible views not only from the top but from many points on the way.
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