Lowther Hills

Welcome to our Expedition Network. Please contact us and we would be happy to help you plan and undertake your expedition.

Contact us

Caitlin Ripley, Scottish Network Co-ordinator
DofE Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ
T: 0131 343 0920
E: [email protected]


An Area Advisor is based in the area and can assist with enquiries regarding routes, landowners, and campsites.

Alasdair Offin
M: 01355231504
E: [email protected]


Lowther Hills information pack

Lowther Hills area map

Lowther Hills boundaries map.gpx – for eDofE mapping

Managing woodland access and forest operations in Scotland – aimed at forest managers but has useful information about access in forest areas for walkers and cyclists.


 Scottish Rally 2019

The Scottish Rally is occurring in the Dumfries and Galloway area on 18th May and the route may well include parts of Ae forest.

Wanlockhead Outdoor centre

Wanlockhead outdoor centre is how offering a walled camping area. See the information pack in Resources for contact details.