About Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Pay a visit to Kirroughtree visitor centre for fun for all the family. Browse around our gift shop for that special souvenir. Our adventure play area and picnic areas will appeal to the younger visitor.
Local company Cream o' Galloway will be providing quality food and refreshments at the new Kirroughtree Visitor Centre when it opens. Cream o' Galloway are holders of the prestigious Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award.
Kirroughtree visitor centre opens this weekend!! 7th and 8th December. Come along for our Christmas at Kirroughtree event on both days 10.30-4pm and visit Santa in his grotto, horse and carriage rides, buy your Real Christmas tree to take home, Christmas hampers and wreaths for sale, crafts, Creetown Silver band on Sunday, carol singers on Sunday too -there is heaps going on.
Please be aware that work has now started on the new Visitor Centre development. To access our new car park (see access map) please drive through the open gate up the tarmac road, the car park is directly ahead towards the site of the new visitor centre. For more information on the new development visit the Galloway Visitor Centres development page.
Up to 1 hour, all vehicles: £1.00
Car up to 3 hours: £2.00
Car day tariff (expires midnight): £3.00
Minibus and coach day tariff (expires midnight) £12.00
Walks and cycling trails for all
There are waymarked walks and cycle routes including the exciting 7 stanes mountain bike trails and our easy access trail around the pond. Due to the new Visitor Centre development, please be aware that the walking routes around Kirroughtree Visitor Centre have been rerouted. Please refer to the information board.
7stanes Green Cycle route - Please be aware this route is currently diverted due to forest operations.
Please note - We have a lot going on at Kirroughtree now the harvesters have moved in.
The lade foot path is closed for the moment, this is until the 22/12/2013 although this could change depending on the progress of the machines.
We have diversions on the Blue and Yellow walking trail that will be in place until the 22/12/2013 again this could change.
Along with the walking trail diversions some of the forest roads are closed in the area around the anglers car park this is again due to harvesting and has been put in place to keep walkers safe as the harvesting operations are working close to the road sides.
How to get there:
For details of public transport visit http://www.travelinescotland.com
Other places to go in Galloway Forest Park
- Wild Goat Park
- Barhill Wood
- Red Deer Range
- Bennan Wood
- Laurieston - Kennick Burn
- Cally Woods
- Glentrool Visitor Centre
- Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre
- Whitefield Loch
- Knockman Wood
- Camer Wood
- Penninghame Pond
- High Camer wood
- Galloway Forest Drives
- Carrick - Loch Doon
- Cally Woods
- Murray's Birthplace
- Kirroughtree Christmas Tree Sales Centre
See events page for forthcoming activities
|Art in the Forest
Papy Ha Trail
Anniversary Cairn Trail
Big Bruntis Trail
Little Bruntis Trail
|7 Stanes mountain biking
|There is open access for horse riding on all forest roads in Galloway Forest Park (except where roads may be closed for timber haulage etc)|
|Extensive education service offered throughout Galloway Forest Park. Education base at Kirroughtree featuring our Forest Classroom available for Schools and groups|
|Fishing permits are available for Loch Braden, Loch Dee, Black Loch, Loch of the Lowes, Lillies Loch, Spectacle Loch, Garwachie, Loch Eldrig, Stroan Loch, Linfern Loch and Palnure Burn. Permits can be purchased at any of the Visitor Centres.|
|Kirroughtree has an extensive play area.|
Contact:Galloway Forest District