Dial up the energy

Pedal and paddle your days away

An outdoor playground awaits you at Moffat Manor, nestled in 80 acres of wilderness begging to be explored. Bring your bikes along - the peaceful woodland trails surrounding the resort were made to be pedalled. Cast a line into the lake, kayak through the stunning scenery, swing a golf club, or hike to your heart’s content. 

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Cycling

Gear up for a challenge

Push those pedals just a little bit harder, the area around Moffat is known for its steep hills, but remember the payoff - the view from the top! Seasoned mountain bikers will love the challenging trails - Moffat is close to National Cycling route 74. But there are gentler options down country lanes for casual riders and little legs too. Hire bikes from Kayantic if you didn’t bring them. 

Horse riding

A countryside canter

Prefer trotting to walking? Climb up on a horse and conquer the landscape however rocky the path. Reach beauty spots that may otherwise be beyond reach, and make a new four hoofed friend in the process. Lochill Equestrian Centre, an hour’s drive from Moffat, offers group lessons or treks for adults and children aged five years and up. They’ll provide a hat that meets current safety standards.

Hiking

Get ready to roam

Moffat Manor was made for those who are happiest in their hiking shoes. You only have to open the door to your holiday home to find lakes and woodlands alive with wildlife, inviting you to explore. Moffat town itself was the first in Scotland to earn ‘Walkers are Welcome’ status, which means more facilities for walkers in the local businesses, and a big range of walking routes.

Golfing

Perfect your swing

Wheel that golf cart amidst the splendour of the Southern Upland hills at Moffat Golf Club. Take your time over the 18-hole moorland course, often referred to as “the jewel in the South“, the course is known as one of the region’s most scenic. The views speak for themselves, but to top them off you’ll find good eating, a bar and a games room in the clubhouse. 

Fishing

Time for a bite

Sit back in your folding chair, listen to the hum of bees or the distant mewl of a buzzard, hold your rod, wait, and try not to nod off. Or maybe just do! Moffat Manor is set in a fisherman’s paradise, with an onsite loch within the resort, and many additional spots to try out in the local area, such as the Green Frog which offers bait and fly fishing, and expert tuition if needed. If it’s peace you’re looking for (and perhaps a trout or two), Moffat is just the right place.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Brave the white water

Picture the scene: you’re sitting in kayak on a loch, the many shades of green from the surrounding hills reflecting back off the placid water. It’s the ideal way to appreciate the beauty of the Scottish landscape. Kayantics offer beginner kayaking courses on St Mary’s loch for groups of all ages, but also offer bespoke white water courses if you’re up for some adrenaline. All equipment is provided.