Great walks and sights in Galloway Forest
Galloway Forest Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, reaching over 300 square miles of awe-inspiring views. A visit to the site is a must when staying at Queensberry Bay or Viewfield manor in West Scotland, as the abundance of explorative walks will take adventurists breath away with the truly stunning scenery. Just the drive into the area is enough to make you speechless.
Begin your adventure at one of the Visitors centres, the Kirroughtree is at the gate of the Forst Park so is a great starting point for active adventures. The Glentool centre is a great base from which to discover the woodlands and take in the rich history of the area. Finally, Clatteringshaws is another fantastic base from which to begin a spectacular adventure, including the world famous 7stanes mountain bike trail centres.
There are already a number of set trails in place, so you can choose between gentle strolls to take in the sights or opt for more strenuous hikes through the mountains to get a real sense of the beautiful and varied landscape. A whole range of fantastic routes can be found here. You can find a few routes you like, and plan your visit around it, depending on the sites you want to see.