Forests & Woodlands

Galloway Forest Park, Glentrool, Dumfries and Galloway,

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.

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  1. Newton Stewart

    Newton Stewart

    Newton Stewart is a small market town on the banks of the River Cree, surrounded by the Galloway...

    8.33 miles away
  2. Wild goat, Galloway Wild Goat Park, in Galloway Forest Park

    Galloway Wild Goat Park

    Enjoy a great day out with the family at Galloway Wild Goat Park, surrounded by the rolling hills...

    8.7 miles away
  3. Bluebells in the forest.

    Kilsture Forest Walks

    Set in a beautiful forest in the Machars area these two marked trails offer fantastic walking...

    9.66 miles away
  1. Red Deer, Galloway Forest Park

    Galloway Red Deer Range

    Come face to face with Scotland’s largest land mammal at Galloway Red Deer Range.

    9.84 miles away
  2. Barr


    Barr is a picturesque community in rural Ayrshire located about 8 miles inland from the town of...

    11.33 miles away
  3. Walkers checking their map.

    Dailly Paths

    Dailly Paths consist of a network of five trails that are all uniquely fascinating, whether your...

    11.81 miles away
  4. Lendalfoot Beach

    Lendalfoot Beach

    Lendalfoot beach is a mile long sandy beach on the Ayrshire coast.

    11.81 miles away
  5. Creetown


    Creetown is a small seaside town on the north side of the Solway Firth, just 7 miles from Newton...

    13.87 miles away
  6. Wigtown


    Wigtown is Scotland's National Book Town and is the gateway to the Machars.

    14.83 miles away
  7. St John's Town Of Dalry

    St John's Town Of Dalry

    St John’s Town of Dalry is a very old settlement that overlooks the Water of Ken.

    15.54 miles away
  8. Ballantrae Beach

    Ballantrae Beach

    Ballantrae beach is a nature reserve that offers nesting grounds for a wide variety of birds in the...

    15.58 miles away
  9. New Galloway

    New Galloway

    New Galloway is a picturesque village close to Loch Ken and on the edge of Galloway Forest Park.

    16.17 miles away
  10. Straiton


    Straiton is a pretty village situated on the River Girvan, south east of Maybole in South Ayrshire...

    16.36 miles away
  11. Galloway Forest Park

    Galloway Forest Park

    The Galloway Forest Park is Britain’s largest forest park.

    16.36 miles away
  12. Girvan


    Girvan is situated on the Ayrshire coast, 56 miles south of Glasgow.

    16.4 miles away
  13. Lendalfoot


    Lendalfoot is a village on the coast, 6 miles south west of Girvan in South Ayrshire.

    16.51 miles away
  14. Glenluce


    Glenluce is a rural village, 15 miles west of Newton Stewart and 10 miles east of Stranraer, with a...

    16.95 miles away
  15. Ballantrae


    Ballantrae is an attractive coastal village in South Ayrshire situated 13 miles south of Girvan.

    18.07 miles away
  16. Loch Doon Castle, near Dalmellington


    Dalmellington is a small town in East Ayrshire, 50 miles (80 km) south west of Glasgow. Situated on...

    18.26 miles away
  17. Kirkoswald


    Kirkoswald is an attractive village in South Ayrshire, located 4 miles south west of Maybole on the...

    19.69 miles away
  18. The Lighthouse at Turnberry


    Turnberry is a village, famous for its iconic golf course which is one of the best in the world.

    19.76 miles away
  19. Patna


    Patna, named after the Indian city of Patna, is a village in East Ayrshire 45 miles (72 km) south...

    19.8 miles away
  20. Cairnryan


    Cairnryan is a village that overlooks Loch Ryan and is notable for its large modern ferry port.

    19.81 miles away
  21. Gatehouse-of-Fleet


    Gatehouse of Fleet is a village situated near the mouth of the Water of Fleet, ten miles west of...

    19.91 miles away
  22. Maybole


    Maybole is a small market town 9 miles south of Ayr, with some fascinating architecture.

    20.03 miles away
  23. Cally Woods

    Cally Woods

    Enjoy the walking and horse riding opportunities found within the peaceful Cally Woods, part of the...

    20.12 miles away
  24. Sandgreen beach


    Situated on the coast next to Gatehouse of Fleet, the Sandgreen beach provides the perfect stunning...

    20.61 miles away
  25. Maidens Beach

    Maidens Beach

    The beautiful Maidens beach is located near Maybole in Ayrshire.

    20.79 miles away
  26. Looking out toards the isles from Carrick Bay.

    Murray Isles

    The Murray Isles are two small uninhabited islands in the Islands of Fleet near Wigtown Bay just...

    21.36 miles away
  27. Culzean Beach

    Culzean Beach

    Culzean beach is located within Culzean Country Park in Maybole, Ayrshire.

    21.41 miles away
  28. Carrick Shore

    Carrick Shore

    Carrick Shore enjoys a unique rural setting and provides a romantic hideaway from the hustle and...

    21.5 miles away
  29. Port William

    Port William

    Port William is an 18th century fishing village on the eastern shore of Luce Bay.

    21.87 miles away
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