Dumfries and Galloway

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A resort village of Dumfries and Galloway, Rockcliffe lies at the mouth of the Urr Water on the eastern shore of the Rough Firth, 6 miles (10 km) south of Dalbeattie. The Mote of Mark, a hill fort of the 5th Century AD, is located to the northwest on Mark Hill, the name Mark being associated with the King of ancient Dumnonia who was the husband of Isolde in the story of Tristan and Isolde. The Jubilee Path along with the Muckle Lands form an extensive area of coastland between Rockcliffe and Kippford.

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