St Johns Town of Dalry, Caste Douglas, Scotland, DG7 3UP, GB
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ContactLucy Hadley
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PostcodeDG8 7BE
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The mixed woodland of broad leaves and conifers within Kirroughtree Forest offers you the opportunity to be captivated with the ambience and charm of this tranquil corner of Scotland.

The stillness of the Bruntis Loch with its swards of spring flowers can settle weary souls and calm tired minds.

For the more active there is a wealth of walks and Kirroughtree is home to one of the world famous 7stanes mountain bike trials.

Due to forest operations, extra care is advised on the trails at Kirroughtree. Please see the information boards at the start of the trails for more information.

Kirroughtree is part of Galloway Forest Park. Newton Stewart is the nearest town or village.

From Newton Stewart: Take the A75 to Palnure, turn left at Palnure, signposted Kirroughtree Visitor Centre.

From New Galloway: Take the A712 to Newton Stewart, turn left at the road junction on to the A75 to Palnure. Turn left at Palnure, signposted Kirroughtree Visitor Centre.

By Bus: Take service 431, Newton Stewart to Kirkcudbright. Get off the Bus at Palnure for short walk to Kirroughtree Visitor Centre.