Sunday, 19 February 2012

Walking trails

We are coming to the end of a massive investment in the walking trails at Glentrool and Kirroughtree. Four paths in total have had a complete makeover allowing a far broader range of users to enjoy the area. The trails will be completed by the end of March and then it will be time to start opening up the forests and views along the routes. Please let us know your thoughts on the new trails. Please remember theses trails are designed for walkers not mountainbikers or horses so be a responsible forest user. Thank you.


  1. Laying gravel down on the paths has spoilt the 'naturalness' of the tracks- particularly hard on dogs feet.

  2. Galloway District10 April 2012 at 16:21

    Thank you for your comment.

    Our new trails do look and feel very new at the moment but it won't take long for them to settle in and smooth out.

    After a while the new trails will take on a more natural look, be smoother and much more enjoyable for visitors with dogs. We hope you will come back and enjoy our trails again in the future.


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