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Grey Mare's Tail

| Moffat Water Valley, Moffat, Scotland
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“steep climb” (9 reviews)
“car park” (23 reviews)
“falls” (23 reviews)
| Moffat Water Valley, Moffat, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome. Steep clime beside falls requires care but is well worth the effort. Loch at the top is quite atmospheric.

Thank shouesmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend. A beautiful spot with some great trails to walk. Well worth a visit and we are very glad we came.

Thank Alasdair C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A steep climb for about 30/40 mins then flattens out for 20/30 mins before reaching the beautiful loch skeen.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cracking walk up grey mares tail to the Loch at the top. Not overly steep but a steady pace. The loch is stunning with great views of 'the tail' on-route. The good news,is there is no ice-cream van at the bottom car park!

Thank jdprotog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here when it was raining and we were enveloped in cloud. Apart from one or two information posters there was nothing. Just as we were about to leave, the clouds parted for a second and we got a very brief glimpse and a...More

Thank BeepeeFalkirk
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely valley with beautiful falls, plenty of feral goats on show today and the falls fed by the tarn above. Magnificent views back down to the river valley floor. Highly recommended enjoy it!

1  Thank Cliodna Rhys W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Climbed White Combe via Grey Mare's Tail. Lots of people heading up past waterfall to high level Lochan. Highly recommend it. Good footwear recommended!

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

There is a 60ft waterfall to see and a hill to climb. Ideal for your less adventurous hill walker or those just wanting a good day out on a hill. Nearest public loo three miles up the road.

1  Thank Billy188
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday, expecting no one else or very few people because of the scottish weather(sleet drizzle). However the NT had an Easter egg hunt organised so there were quite a lot of folk about. We set off with our 2 dogs safely...More

2  Thank Bridget F
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Challenging walk, only made it two thirds way up, but will return to try again, view on the road as you approach, through the valley is wonderful

1  Thank paulajkehoe
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Hi, will be in the area in the October holidays, with 2 kids aged 7 and 9. Would the climb up to the loch be too hard for them? Thanks for any advice X
8 August 2016|
Response from oowweenn | Reviewed this property |
No, they will be fine. if its muddy just make sure you hold their hand. Its a climb but gradual.
Marie E
It looks an absolutely stunning place to see and explore, but hasn't got any map details on webpage. Could you remedy this, please?
14 November 2015|
Response from Marie E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if drive into Moffat from the a74 and look for signs for the a708 grey mare's tail will be sign posted. Hope this is helpful :)