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7stanes - Glentrool

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We walked the Yellow route which took you round the hills towards loch Trool was such a lovely walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
abarber14
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Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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Lovely walk

Walked around the Loch. Accessible path with lush views. Many ways to explore area, either walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Millie_Nomates64
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Galloway Forest Glentrool Visitor Centre, Newton Stewart DG8 6AJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked the Yellow route which took you round the hills towards loch Trool was such a lovely walk even in the rain. It’s a 5 mile walk and joins on to part of the southern upland way. Our spaniel and our Staffordshire both loved...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank abarber14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked around the Loch. Accessible path with lush views. Many ways to explore area, either walking or bikes.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Millie_Nomates64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Personally didn't find this as good as other walks we had done and the server in the cafe was miserable and looked horrified when we asked if he had oat or soya milk, felt a bit like we had stepped back in time! Having said...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank ZoeB762
Reviewed July 18, 2019

First time riding here. Great for XC (purple trail), and the blue trail was ideal for inexperienced or first time trail riders. 45% of the blue trail is the green trail... then it's a short climb up to a fun and fairly long descent back...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DavrosMobius
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Worth a visit to glentrool . Great walks and paths . Beautiful loch and see Robert the Bruce memorial stone were the battle was in the 1300's . beautiful river. Lovely little cafe with helpful gentleman . Also sells maps and small mementos plus lots...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cafayete
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Visited on a cool and overcast day but still enjoyed a 2 mile walk which was well signposted. Had a lunch in the visitor centre. A short but good menu, keenly priced and freshly cooked and served by very friendly staff. I had a baked...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jill S
Reviewed June 6, 2019

One of the best set of cycle trails,7stanes, which stretches across Dumfries and Galloway. Main centre is Kirroughtree Visitor Centre with the Brake Pad cycle hire next door. Rides from family friendly to the Black Route at Kirroughtree check out the Galloway Forest or 7Stanes...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Maureen P
Reviewed June 1, 2019

I hadn't walked very far on this leg of the Southern Upland Way, but was keen to have a cup of tea nevertheless. I chose the 'best seat in the house' overlooking the bird feeders, which the waitress kindly replenished whilst I was there. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Becky W
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

After a long and wet walk nearby, the small tea room in the visitor centre was a welcome sight! The lady behind the counter was very friendly and helpful, and despite being 20 minutes from closing time, we did not feel rushed. I had a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
4  Thank FCH652
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Lovely visitor centre, the staff are always welcoming, and the toasties are really good. I find no problems with the unisex toilets at all, we are just happy there are nice clean toilets in the forest park.

Date of experience: May 2019
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