Rockcliffe is one of Scotland's prettiest stretches of coastline. It is perfect for exploring, with a network of paths giving access to most of the area, including the important Dark Age trading post of Mote of Mark.
Enjoy the variety of birds, flowers and butterflies throughout the year.
Rough Island is a 8ha (20a) bird sanctuary with nesting oystercatchers and ringed plovers. The island is accessible by foot at low tide. To prevent disturbance, please do not visit the island during May and June.
Did you know?
The Solway coast was notorious for smuggling in the 17th century, and Hestan Island was a known smugglers’ hideaway.