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Ae Barn | Forest of Ae, near Dumfries | Scotland | DG1 1RL

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Dumfries & Galloway


Dumfries and Galloway is chock-full of things to see and do, from adventurous to sedate. The following is just a taste of what’s on our doorstep. Ae Barn is near the M74, which is handy for day trips to either Glasgow or Edinburgh.


Ae Forest

Ae Barn is situated in the heart of Ae Forest, which is ideal for long (or short!) family walks in the forest, lots of lengthy woodland hacks for horses and fishing.

The forest is also home to one of the popular 7 Stanes mountain bike trail centres, with trails suitable for all ages and abilities from young families to downhill racers.


7 Stanes Trail Centres

For 7 Stanes riders, Ae is perfectly situated for exploring all of the trail centres with them all well within an hour or so’s drive.

Learn more about the 7Stanes here: 7 Stanes Mountain Biking.

Ae Forest uplift service is also available if you dont fancy biking all the way to the top! Ae Forest mountain bike uplift.


Family Outings

Those looking for a great day of family culture should definitely check out Drumlanrig Castle, a mere 15 miles away and Raehills family estate which is located 10 miles away from us.

Learn more about Drumlanrig Castle here: www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk

Learn more about Raehills Family Estate here: www.raehills.com


Cycling & Motorcycling

Southern Scotland is a cyclist and motorcyclist’s dream destination; with atmospheric forest drives, cliff top hugging coastlines, mountains, glens and lochs galore all waiting to be explored. Best of all, bar the main trunk roads and motorways, our region’s roads are amongst the quietest anywhere to be found in the UK.


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Finished to a high standard, Ae Barn is the perfect place to relax or explore the surrounding area.

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Ae Barn is beside 7 Stanes and other attractions, making it the perfect base from which to explore.

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