Forests & Woodlands

    Explore the waymarked trails, cycle routes and picnic areas by bike amidst the highest hills of South Scotland.

    Glentrool Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Galloway hills, where you can pick up maps and information on the hill ranges. The Merrick, South Scotland's highest mountain at nearly 2,800ft can be climbed from Bruce's Stone. There is also a small shop and café.

    Road Directions

    On the A714, take the turning at Bargrennan (approx 8 miles north of Newton Stewart) signed Galloway Forest Park & follow signs to Glentrool Visitor Centre

    Public Transport Directions

    By Bus: 359, goes from Newton Stewart to Ayr, stopping at Glentrool Village

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