Galloway Cycling Holidays

Bike Tours

Summerhill, Abercromby Place, Castle Douglas, Dumfries And Galloway, DG7 1GA

    Galloway Cycling Holidays, with 10 years experience, offer a flexible and personalised service to those looking for a cycling holiday in Scotland. We are based in Castle Douglas, a town with three bike shops in Dumfries and Galloway region.

    Galloway Cycling Holidays based in Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway region has been operating for 10 years and is an experienced cycling holiday and bike tour company. We provide all the usual services, i.e. arrange accommodation, cycle hire, luggage transfer, and a support service.

    The ethos of the relatively small business is to offer a flexible and personailised service, which larger companies may be unable to do. Our website shows many pleasing comments from many satisfied customers over the years.

    As for the area, it is a popular cycling region. Castle Douglas, pop 4000, has three bike shops. Dumfries and Galloway region, with over 200 miles of coastline as many quiet country roads berween small towns and villages and places of intererst. Several river valleys, glens and the Galloway Hills provide a variety of terrain and excellent cycling routes which we have designed, all with tea rooms and refreshment stops along the way and tried and tested accommodation of all standards.

    To cap it all and cement the region as a cycling region, the pedal cycle was invented here - at the old smithy at Keir Mill near Drumlanrig Castle, where you can see a replica. Several of our tours visit this location. 

    Please contact us to discuss your cycling holiday or bike tour requirements. 

    Activities
    Guided Walks Walks
    Opening Times
    Open All Year

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Location

    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Single Travellers

    Road Directions

    We are based in Castle Douglas, beside the A75 road from Gretna Green to Stranraer.

    Public Transport Directions

    Our region is in the South West corner of Scotland and is surprisingly accessible from central Scotland, northern England, London (daily London bus) and N. Ireland. We are based in the centrally situated market town of Castle Douglas.

    Here are the various ways and times to get here. Contact us and we can advise further.

    By Car
    Castle Douglas is by-passed by the A75 road which runs through the region. It is an easy drive from most cities in the north of England, via the M6 and Central Scotland via the A74. We are 1 hour from Carlisle and Stranraer and 2 hours from Glasgow and Edinburgh.

    By Train
    Dumfries and Lockerbie railway stations are closest to arrive at our base in Castle Douglas. Dumfries is half an hour away and is on the line between Glasgow and Carlisle. Lockerbie is three quarters of an hour away and on the main west coast UK line between London Euston and Glasgow. Lockerbie is 1 hour from Edinburgh by train and a popular option to reach us. We are able to pick you up at the railway station and bring you to our base in the market town of Castle Douglas.

    By Air
    Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle airports are around a 2 hour drive from Castle Douglas. We suggest after arrival at these airports, take the regular airport bus to the city centre - under 1/2 an hour - and take a train to either Lockerbie or Dumfries from where we can pick you up. Glasgow Prestwick airport is actually closest (just over 1 hour) to Castle Douglas and suitable for flights using low cost airline Ryanair. Due to awkward rail connections (unless wishing to spend time in Glasgow before your cycling tour) a pickup from the airport is advised.

    By Bus
    Their is a daily overnight bus from London to Belfast and return. Times are: Depart Victoria coach station at 0900 and 1700 with arrival at Castle Douglas at 1735 and 0215. Return journeys - Depart Castle Douglas at 2110 and 1100 arriving London 0600 and 2020. Stops en route both ways are at Dumfries, Annan, Carlisle, Manchester Central, Birmingham, Milton Keynes and Golders Green, London. Price is £35. Suggest confirm the above with National Express before travelling. The regular No.500 bus between Dumfries and Stranraer, which calls in at Castle Douglas, runs every 2 hours and has the facility to carry bikes. www.swestrans.org.uk The journey time is 1 and 3/4 hours.

    By Sea
    The ferry ports of Stranraer and Cairnyan in the west of our region are an hour from Castle Douglas. The regular ferries sail from and to Belfast and Larne respectively in N. Ireland.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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