7stanes Glentrool | Day Out With The Kids

7stanes Glentrool

Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Attraction Information

  • Cycling icon Cycling

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

7stanes Glentrool is a mountain biking trail with a wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides and with a Visitors Centre and local bike hire. Set in Galloway Forest, Glentrool offers wild windswept riding side by side with history and nature.

7stanes offers biking trails for everyone, no matter what their level of skill or ability and they aim to provide a great day out for all the family with many trails offering bike hire locally as well.

The Big Country Route is a unique running on minor public and forest roads without any single track. This route also features some magnificent views of the nearby lochs and hills.

Glentrool also has two green-graded off-road routes which are suitable for families. The Glen is a short leisurely trail suitable for families looking for an unhurried pace. Taking you round the picturesque Palnagashel Glen.

The Palgowan is also suitable for families, taking you north on charming forest roads. After a short climb, look forward to the long descent around Glencaird Hill. A short cut along the minor public road back to Glentrool Village is available if you want to miss out the climb.


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Glentrool Visitor Centre, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 6SZ, Scotland


Click here to visit 7stanes Glentrool's website
01671 840302

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Trails open all year round.

Glentrool Visitors Centre

Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30

Please check the website for closures due to adverse conditions.


Free admission

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