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Hartfell Spa

A chalybeate spring noted for its curative properties, Hartfell Spa lies within a steep little gorge called Hartfell Score on the western flank of Arthur's Seat in Dumfries and Galloway. It is located next to Spa Well Burn and emerges from shales of Ordovician age contained within a small cavern, surrounded by a fence. The spring was discovered in 1748 by a local farmer, John Williamson, whose memorial can be found in the Moffat Old Churchyard. The water was bottled and exported for many years.


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