Biggar Adventure

Biggar Adventure offer a range of activities including; archery, canoeing, mountain biking, guided walks and team building exercises. Website can be found at www.biggaradventure.co.uk or email: info@biggaradventure.co.uk Telephone: 01899 220320
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Fishing/Angling

Only 6 miles away is the River Nith, at the village of Mennock (Upper Nithsdale Beat).  The Nith is argued to be one of the most productive of the southwest Scotland rivers for salmon and trout fishing and offers excellent sport for anglers of all abilities. The Nith offers around 45 miles of a variety of fishing experiences with the added benefit of the stunning varied landscape and...
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Golfing

Leadhills, the next village under 2 miles from Lotus Lodge, is the setting for Scotland’s highest golf course.  This 9 hole course offers the keen golfer a challenging game in unique and stunning surroundings. www.leadhillsgolfclub.co.uk Biggar, around 25 minutes drive away, also has a very scenic 18 hole course.  Set in parkland this course is suitable for all abilities to enjoy...
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Kayaking/Canoeing

The River Nith, 6 miles away at the village of Mennock (on the A76), also offers the opportunity for kayak/canoe enthusiasts to enjoy their sport.  The river is 45 miles long and offers varied paddling terrain. www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rivers/scotland/southern-uplands/river-nith-mennock-to-glen-airlie-picnic-site...
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Other Activities

For quad-biking, karting, and paintballing see www.westlands-activities.co.uk, they are in Annan about an hours’ drive away. About 20 minutes drive from Wanlockhead is the village of Thornhill which has a ceramic cafe where you can make pottery. www.thehappypotterceramiccafe.co.uk Camplebridge Riding School in Thornhill offers horse riding lessons and hacks – contact Mel 01848 331046...
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Walking

The village is surrounded by the Lowther Hills so, if your weather permits!, you can pick any hill on your doorstep and take a walk. The village of Wanlockhead sits directly on the Southern Upland Way and conveniently is around halfway along the track. If you are interested in walking the route, more information can be found...
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