Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

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Glenamour Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

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


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.

3 ½ miles / 5.5 km

2 hours


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 & access


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.

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.

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DG8 7AE is the nearest postcode.

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0300 067 6900 (option 2)
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