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Glenamour

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COVID-19 update

Enjoy your visit safely:

  • Read our COVID-19 Information in advance of your visit.
  • Most of our forests and facilities are open, but use our website to check before you travel.
  • Do not light campfires or use disposable barbecues.
  • Park considerately, taking care not to park on verges or block gates or roads.
  • Take care on or around open water. Find out more on our Water Safety page.

About

Peaceful forest roads with fine views over Newton Stewart

Head for this quiet area of forest near Newton Stewart for a circular trail with great views. The trail also passes Kirroughtree Visitor Centre, allowing for a welcome diversion for coffee and cake at the café.

Walking trails (1)

Walking

Glenamour Loop

A fine circuit around Larg Hill that’s ideal for cycling or horse riding. Great views over Newton Stewart and Cairnsmore of Fleet. 

Firm, wide gravel surface throughout, with some loose, uneven and occasionally muddy sections. Includes some fairly steep slopes.

Moderate trail grade icon
3 ½ miles / 5.5 km

Allow
2 hours

Activities

Horse riding

The wide forest roads here make this an ideal place for horse-riding. There's room in the car park for a couple of horse boxes.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
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Parking

The nearest public toilets by car are in Newton Stewart. You'll also find toilets (including accessible facilities), a café and shop about half way along the walking trail, at Kirroughtree Visitor Centre.

Car parking information

There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.

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Getting here

The car park for Glenamour is on the east side of the A712 (also known as The Queen's Way), 2½ miles from Newton Stewart.

Using SatNav?

DG8 7AE is the nearest postcode.

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Small cones and buds on tree

An old oak woodland that's a haven for wildlife

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
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Parking
Distance from 'Glenamour': 1.27 miles
Stars in night sky over forest

Galloway Forest Park’s gateway centre

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Toilets
Toilets
Mountain biking
Mountain biking
Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
All ability trails
All ability trails
Easy-access facilities
Easy-access facilities
Cafe or refreshments
Cafe or refreshments
Wildlife hide
Wildlife hide
Visitor centre
Visitor centre
Shop
Shop
Play area
Play area
Bike hire
Bike hire
Changing places
Changing places
Shower
Shower
Picnic area
Picnic area
Tourist information
Tourist information
Campervan parking
Campervan parking
Distance from 'Glenamour': 1.64 miles
Trees in mist

Historic viewpoint at the head of a long tree-clad gully

Facilities and activities
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Parking
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Distance from 'Glenamour': 2.64 miles

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0300 067 6900 (option 2)
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