The Langholm Moor is situated to the east of the town of Langholm which lies 23 miles north of Carlisle and 73 miles south of Edinburgh on the A7

One mile north of Langholm, take the road to the east signposted Newcastleton. This road leads directly onto the Langholm Moor.



There are two parking places which are ideal as a starting point for your visit.

1. The McDiarmid Memorial: About a mile from the A7, you will find a parking area and information board on your right at the site of a memorial to locally born poet Hugh McDiarmid. (Memorial pictured left.)

2. Picnic Area: Travelling onwards after you have crossed the ridge and dropped down into the Tarras valley, take a left turn immediately after crossing the river and after 200m you will find a picnic area and car park, also with an information board.

The road to Newcastleton is used regularly and visitors are asked not to use passing places as parking areas.


Langholm offers a range of accommodation, cafes and shops. It also has a network of walks which can be found at the Langholm Walks website. They include a walk over the Langholm Moor

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