Walking Nature Tours in South West Scotland
Make Nature Your Home
Alouette Nature Tours takes you on a unique outdoor experience in and around Dumfries & Galloway. Our walking tours are the only tours in the region to offer you a truly transformative experience in nature, combining scientific knowledge with your five senses and creativity to help you develop a vision of your place in Nature which you will be able to live by.
Half Day Walks
Perfect if you want a gentle introduction to the nature of South West Scotland. A few hours you can easily fit into your busy holiday schedule or organise as an outing for a few friends.
Full Day Walks
A great way to get immersed in a place, lots of learning but also more walking involved and moments of quiet to let the landscape, the trees and the wildlife present themselves to us.
You want a walk closer to your home or you want to explore a particular part of Dumfries and Galloway? Let’s do it. Get in touch with your idea and we will make it happen.
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What are our tours about?
Alouette Nature Tours provides a holistic and sensory outdoors experience through walking tours around Dumfries & Galloway. Our tours focus on understanding the role of humans within Nature through science, folklore, history, archaeology and bush-craft. Our mission is to encourage adults and children (re)connect deeply with Nature in order to raise awareness about the current climate crisis as well as understanding how Nature can benefit our well-being.
Who is your guide?
Antoine is a trained nature guide, certified by the UNESCO Galloway and South Ayrshire Biosphere and has a background in wildlife and conservation management as well as in social science. When you join an Alouette nature tour, you will benefit from his extensive knowledge of the the Dumfries & Galloway landscape, environment and folklore. He is English-French bilingual and speaks Spanish and Indonesian fluently. Walking tours can be delivered in all four languages.
Balcary Cliffs and the Solway
A half day walk around the cliffs at Balcary Point. Views, marine birds, rockpools and tales of creatures of the sea.