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    There six bothies along the Southern Upland Way, some of which are maintained by the Ranger Service.
    • Bothies only offer very basic shelter.
    • You will need to supply your own water.
    • Bothies, due to their remoteness do not have toilet facilities.
    • Bothies are not staffed and the condition of the bothy very much depends upon the previous users so please leave them as you would like to find them.

    Firewood is sometimes available, however, this depends upon the generosity of the previous occupants.

    For information on wild camping see: SUW Wild Camping

    The Mountain Bothy Association (MBA) was founded in 1965 to maintain simple unlocked shelters in remote places throughout country.

    Section: Castle Kennedy to Bargrennan

    The Beehive Bothy - Grid Ref: NX220715
    Near Laggangarn
    (no fireplace)

     bothy02_th.jpgSection: Bargrennan to Dalry

    White Laggan Bothy - Grid Ref: NX466775
    South of Loch Dee
     bothy03_th.jpgSection: Dalry to Sanquhar

    Chalk Memorial Bothy - Grid Ref: NS685019
    Head of Water of Ken,

    (no fireplace)
     bothy04_th.jpgSection: Wanlockhead to Moffat

    Brattleburn Bothy - Grid Ref: NT016069
    East of Daer Reservoir
    Section: Moffat to St Mary's Loch

    Over Phawhope Bothy - Grid Ref: NT182082
    North-east of Ettrick Head
    Section: St Mary's Loch to Traquair

    Minch Moor Bothy - Grid Ref: NT342337
    East of Traquair (no fireplace)