There are plenty of walks for all ages and abilities in and around Annan, and further afield for the more adventurous! Please follow  the below links for detailed information and guidance.

Annandale Way Walking Guide

Long Distance Walkers Guide to the Annandale Way

River Annan and Brydekirk

This leaflet is available in cafes and newsagents in Annan, as well as B&Bs and Hotels.


The Firth to Forth C2C cycle route  takes you 122 miles from Annan Harbour to South Queensferry. It starts at Annan Harbour where free parking is available. There are two challenging climbs over the Devil’s Beef Tub and through the Moorfoot Hills. The route ends with a view of the Lothian Hills, Edinburgh Castle and finishes by the Forth Road Bridge. It was launched in 2013 by David Gray and John Grimshaw.


16 intrepid cyclists ready to leave Annan Harbour                                                                                                       tired but happy cyclists at the Forth Bridge

National Cycling Route 7 passes through Annan as it runs from Carlisle to Inverness. There are 114 miles in Dumfries and Galloway.


National Cycle Route 74 is nearby taking you via Gretna and Lockerbie to Glasgow over 70 miles 
A further National Cycle Route (Route 73) is proposed to link National Cycle Route 7 at Newton Stewart and with the National Cycle Network in Northern Ireland via the ferry terminals at Cairnryan.

The National Byway runs for 194 miles (312 km) in Dumfries & Galloway, passing through Annan.

The KM Trail runs between Dumfries and Drumlanrig Castle and Country Park, with its Museum of Cycling. It is named after Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1813-78) the blacksmith who invented the bicycle. He lived in Keir, just north of Dumfries.

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