At Threepwood Farm, we’re lucky to be situated in a beautiful, and historic, part of Scotland. Steeped in history, Galston is known as ‘the historical heart of Ayrshire’ having associations with William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and the Campbells of Loudoun and Cessnock.

We invite you to pop into our country store, pick up a leaflet and enjoy Burn Anne Walk which, very handily, can be accessed from our car park!

Take your time and enjoy the beautiful Ayrshire countryside. Look for wildlife in the pond next to Sornhill, before heading uphill to a view point where, weather permitting, you’ll get a fabulous view south to the hills of Carsphairn, the Heads of Ayr and Ailsa Craig.
Next stop is Target Wood and another view point looking over Kintyre, the Isle of Arran and the central Highlands of Scotland. If you’re a keen photographer, post a few pictures on our Facebook page, we’d love to see them. And for those of you who are into geocaching there’s a cache to be found – I’m waiting for the better weather to go and seek that out!

Following the route down Target Wood, you’ll come to a Scottish Wildlife Trust wild life site and a wild flower conservation site. Here you’ll find an abundance of plant life. Up to 35 different species of flower can be seen from the path in this open meadow. This is a special area of conservation so take binoculars with you.

Next stop is the Covenanters Site at East Threepwood Farm Stead. This is where James Smith, one of the many martyrs who died for his cause and freedom, farmed in the late 1600’s. Please make sure you follow the path to this site to find out more about the fascinating Covenantor history of this area.

Travel further downstream to a special geological site and secluded picnic spot where the famous Burn Anne agates can be found.

Dogs are very welcome, but we do ask that they are kept on a lead at all times, that way our sheep won’t get worried! Thank you.

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