Gravel riding along Glen Trool

© Warren Sanders

Loch Trool

Gravel biking for Mortals

Guided gentle off-road gravel cycling for 3 days - along the coastal paths, or along the many prefect tracks in and around our UNESCO Biosphere and Galloway Forest Park. No technical biking skills required. Good fun with some tea & cake on the way.

There are far more cows in Galloway than people, and forests you can hide a city in. Tracks and trails cross the remote parts and drove roads link the villages. It is the perfect landscape to explore on a mountain or gravel bike with a local guide. 

Our Gravel for Mortals ride featured in Red Bull, as well as the Cycling UK Magazine. We are founding partners of the Gravel events : Raiders Gravel and The Gralloch

We customise your trip to your ability and interests, from 25 to 65 miles each day. Leave the road behind and follow the path less pedalled. 

We have chosen our tried and tested 4* star hotels who are most welcoming to our customers.


  • Min 3 days/ 2 nights (but can be extended)
  • Based in Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas, Gatehouse of Fleet or New Galloway
  • Up to 8 people.

Choice of destinations can include: Raiders Road, Old Edinburgh Road, Glen Trool, Netherlinkings & Whitehorse Bay, Laurieston & GlenGap, Mossdale & Gatehouse

Price includes :

  • 2 nights B&B accommodation (3 and 4 - star rating. For other options please contact us)
  • Guiding by us

Price does not include dinners*, or bike hire. Please contact us if you need a gravel/mountain bike.

Our bike friendly accommodation partners include:

Gatehouse of Fleet: Ship Inn Hotel, Murray Arms Hotel

Kirkcudbright: Selkirk Arms Hotel

Castle Douglas: Kings Arms HotelErnespie House Hotel

From £350 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

March — October

Contact details

Galloway Cycling Holidays

An Teallach
Castle Douglas
Dumfries and Galloway
DG7- 1SA

Tour information


  • Dumfries & Galloway


3 Days


  • Bicycle


  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English
  • German


  • Adventure
  • Cycling
  • Landscapes
  • Outdoor Activities

Tour prices

From £350 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

Galloway Cycling Holidays

Tour company information

Galloway Cycling Holidays

We are a small company and passionate about cycling and this land. We are the winner of the 2019/2020 Visit Scotland's Thistle Award as Best Outdoor/Adventure company in the region West and finalists for the national award. Based in the beautiful South West Scotland we are spoilt for choice: quiet lanes & tracks perfect for leisure cycling and gravel riding. Explore the Galloway Highlands, Upland moors & coastal regions. We provide bespoke guided and self-guided bicycle tours, move your luggage and hire bikes so you can relax and enjoy this land in Scotland made for cycling.

Opening times

Season: April - September. Every day.

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