7-Stanes Trails, Glentrool, Galloway Forest, South Scotland
Uncover the wild mood of Galloway through its wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides. Set in Galloway Forest, Glentrool offers wild windswept riding side by side with history and nature.
The unique 'Big Country Route' runs on minor public and forest roads without any singletrack. This route also features some magnificient views of the nearby lochs and hills.
Glentrool has two green-graded routes:
The Glen, is a short leisurely trail which is suitable for families looking for an unhurried pace. Taking you round the picturesque Palnagashel Glen.
The Palgowan, 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.
Glentrool also has a blue-graded route: The Green Torr, is nearly all on purpose-built singletrack. Climbing gradually up through the forest to overlook the picturesque Loch Trool.