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7stanes - Glentrool

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Address: Galloway Forest Glentrool Visitor Centre, Newton Stewart DG8 6AJ, Scotland
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+44 300 067 6800

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Mountain Biking

Done two of the green runs, the bigger loop 11k and the smaller loop. Runs were well sign posted and easy enough for a beginner Visited the cafe at the end, nice cup of... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
David K
Cumbernauld, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting , well worth a visit . Beware though as half way through long green route the track passes through a field and you quickly find yourself knee deep in cow dung for about 100 yards as you pass between ring feeders , stinking bogs either side , shoes and bikes going to stink forever more. Used to live... More 

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Cumbernauld, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Done two of the green runs, the bigger loop 11k and the smaller loop. Runs were well sign posted and easy enough for a beginner Visited the cafe at the end, nice cup of coffee and cake to warm us up

1 Thank David K
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Visited on a wet November day but it was so beautiful with the two rivers full of water. I saw a fish jumping up the river. So very peaceful and quiet. Lots of chaffinches eating the nuts and food.

1 Thank Sweetpige
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

What can I say, nobody likes paying for car parking but this place offers an amazing amount of walking and beautiful scenery. Nice well organised paths and a lot of historically important features, would need a few visits to get the best from it.

1 Thank Rick S
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Excellent forest for mountain biking and walking. The visitors centre has very good food and drinks. A lovely place to visit. Kerb your eyes open for the wildlife.

1 Thank Mrs Susan T
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

A lovely visitor centre with a cafe and a huge amount of walking & cycling trails. All par of the 7 Stanes dark sky park.

1 Thank Russ V
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for walking and MTB.We did the Big Country Trail, it says 32 miles but we made it 39 at the end,we chose to do this on a hot day (bad idea).Its not the milage of the track as 39 miles is not too far but it was the ongoing steep hills on granite rocks and stones on the... More 

2 Thank lisaf2005
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Set off with dog on the yellow 5 mile route then decided to include the extra loop around the loch which came I about 11 mile, well worth the walk, stunning scenery round the lock, bearing in mind were the steady Sunday walkers type of people, was tired at the end but so glad we did it, lovely visitor centre... More 

1 Thank Nicola B
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Not as technical and exciting as some rides but it's open with beautiful views and a great downhill ride on specially built single track!

1 Thank towse1972
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Choice of 8k or 58km routes and nothing in between. Great views on the big country route, but bear in mind it's a proper all day commitment. We took 7 hours.

Thank Andrew n

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