After a steep and fairly strenuous climb you will discover that it was well worth the hard work as Screel offers stunning views across Auchencairn Bay, the Solway Coast and surrounding Galloway countryside. You can enter this forest under the Scottish Outdoor Access code.
How to get there:
Screel is part of Forests of the Solway Coast. Auchencairn, Palnackie, Castle Douglas, and Dalbeattie are the nearest towns or villages.
Follow the A711 from Dalbeattie or Kirkcudbright. The car park is signposted south of Palnackie.
The nearest train station is in Dumfries.
OS Grid Reference: NX7855
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Dumfries & Borders Forest District
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