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Galloway Forest Park

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Address: Scotland
Phone Number: 01671 402420
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A great place to commune with nature

We did not have long here, but we enjoyed the little time we did have. There are many nice trails and areas to bird watch and look for other critters. The scenery is beautiful. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Kansas CIty, MO
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did not have long here, but we enjoyed the little time we did have. There are many nice trails and areas to bird watch and look for other critters. The scenery is beautiful. We would've loved to check out the stars in this "dark sky" certified park--one of only 4 in the western world, but we did not have... More 

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My other half and I spent 2 nights at Glentrool Campsite and spent the days exploring various aspects of Galloway Forest Park. We visited the Red Deer Range and the Wild Goat Park. We took a walk through the RSPB reserve at the Wood of Cree, found the first Burns Stone at Clatteringshaws, looked at the huge gully at Glen... More 

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Edinburgh
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Touring the area we decided to take the dogs for a walk here. It had been 20 odd years since I was last here. Stunning walks and well maintained. After the walk we went to grab a coffee and some scones. We bought one coffee, a Yazzo and two scones and the total was 10.95. Couldn't believe the price and... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Galloway is just a Fairy Tale location. We spent 5 days in a posh (ish) hotel eating a heart attack breakfast every morning then, off on our bikes. Kirroughtree Visitors Centre was our stop for lunch and natural break. Toilets spotless, Coffee, well, hubby had three cups and food was loverly - what a gem. Day three Clatteringshaws, enough said.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Galloway forest park was our location for a week from June 27th to July 4th. Fantastic weather made driving the sometimes narrow roads and passes a pleasure. With so many trails and walks two weeks were needed to combine with other places to visit in Dumfries and Galloway. We stayed at an old hunting lodge on the edge of the... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I wish I went here in winter instead of summer since it gets darker faster in winter but nevertheless, it was stunning. Had a date with my partner while we were there, so that was great. Even if we got attacked by plenty of midges since we didn't get the repellent. We took a cab here because we don't drive.... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We went to the visitor centre which looks really new and received a warm welcome from the lovely ladies in the cafeteria. A nice cup of tea and slice of cake later we set off on a very easy forest walk which is accessible to all including wheelchair users (we met a couple on the walk accompanied by their dogs... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Recommended without reservation, there is so much to see and do and it's all in a wonderful setting. We only had two days but managed to pack a lot in. The highlight for me was meeting the ranger of the red deer range and going into the reserve to feed the deer. Costs £5 each for adults, not sure about... More 

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Le Minier, Aveyron, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

From Loch Doon to the forest drives and walks, this is really a most special part of Scotland and each time I go new discoveries. Campers welcomed and as a dark sky part it is full of atmospherics. Breathe, wander, linger. You will not be disappointed.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It has many trails for the more and the less adventurous but was very good for my Dogs they enjoyed it and weather was nice..

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Address: Scotland
Phone Number: 01671 402420
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