Gallowhill 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.
Community woodland with wide views of countryside and sea
Local people have designed the paths here, and planted over 100,000 young trees to extend the forest! It’s a great place for a breath of fresh air and wide views across the countryside and the sea: come and while away an hour or so watching the ferries steaming in and out of Cairnryan. At Easter there’s a grand Easter egg hunt.
There are no waymarked trails, but there’s a good network of paths to explore this growing, changing woodland.
Facilities & access
You’ll find public toilets, and plenty of places to eat, in Stranraer.
Gallowhill is on the western edge of Stranraer, at grid reference NX 046 602.
Nearest postcode: DG9 0LA
Check Traveline Scotland for transport to Stranraer.
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