Local Activities and Attractions

Glen TroolGlencaird is nestled within the 300 square miles of Galloway Forest Park where, amongst other things, you can go bike riding, hill-walking, star-gazing or watch the wildlife.
Visit nearby Loch Trool, a wild and beautiful location, where Robert the Bruce won a famous victory.

Glentrool Visitor Centre – shop & cafe, forest walks – 1 mile
7stanes Mountain Bike Trails start from Visitor Centre
RSPB Wood of Cree – oak woods, bird reserve – 5 miles
Newton Stewart – market town, shops, cinema – 10 miles
Gemrock Museum at Creetown – 15 miles
Kirkcudbright – Artist’s Town – 45 miles
Dumfries – regional centre – 60 miles

Quad-biking can be arranged locally.
Salmon fishing can also be arranged.
Pony-trekking, golf, fishing, gardens, castles, galleries, museums, beaches, sailing, leisure centres, all within easy reach.

For more details of the huge range of attractions and activities available near Glencaird, visit theĀ  Dumfries & Galloway Tourist Board website

Prestwick – nearest airport – 40 miles
Cairnryan – ferries to N. Ireland – 35 miles
Barrhill – nearest train station – 10 miles

(All distances are approximate)