All 13 Hoard Winner coins have now been found! Each lucky winner got a £100 voucher for a local outdoor equipment shop. 

In remote, secret places in The Southern Uplands of Scotland, sculptured kists can be found. These are the legacy of Waymerks, named after the hand-minted coins with which they were filled. Now the kists contain a new treasure.

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High Minniwick Diversion June 2016

Owning to reports of an unsafe bridge on a section of the Southern Upland Way near to High Minniwick, East of Bargrennan and North of Newton Stewart, a temporary diversion has been put in place.

The diversion will remain in place until the bridge is inspected and repairs carried out. Please follow any guidance on site provided by the Forestry Commission Scotland.




May/ June 2016  - Forestry operations at Earl's Hill  to the south of St Mary's Loch NT252187. A minor diversion around the edge of the forest will be in place, please follow guidance notices and waymarking.



Minchmoor Bothy near Innerleithen, Scottish Borders.

Due to its poor structural condition, the bothy on Minchmoor (NT 342 337), to the east of Traquair village has been  demolished and removed from site in the interest of public safety, and is therefore no longer available for overnight accommodation.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


 Caldons Campsite Is Permanently Closed. Forestry Commission Scotland will not be re-opening Caldons Campsite. There will therefore be no shop and facilities at Caldons (though wild camping will be allowed). The nearest shop and campsite is now at Glentrool Holiday Park at Bargrennan, tel 01671 840280.

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