Ryehill Farm & Fishing (Sanquhar)
Salmon and trout fishing in season with 3/4 mile of single bank fishing, 5 pools and 2 fishing lodges. Speak to Rab & Margaret on 01659 50632 or see www.ryehill-farm.co.uk for details.
7 Stanes - Ae
Regarded as one of the best of the 7 Stanes routes, is just over 20 miles south of Sanquhar and we're within easy driving distance of most of the other routes in this internationally-renowned mountain biking mecca. www.7stanes.gov.uk and www.7stanes.com are the best sources of online information.
Drumlanrig Castle (10 miles south of Sanquhar)
Championship courses for all levels, bike hire, hot showers and guides. Speak to Rik at Rik's Bike Shed on 01848 330080 or via www.drumlanrig.com for details and suggested routes in the area.
Thornhill Golf course (13 miles south of Sanquhar)
Set in mid-Nithsdale with spectacular views of the Southern Uplands. 01848 330546 or via www.thornhillgolfclub.co.uk.
The Southern Upland Way goes through Sanquhar and there are lots of walking routes, from gentle rambles to more strenuous walks, in the area. See www.southernuplandway.gov.uk for ideas, sources of information, maps and everything else that you might need.