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Galloway Cycling Holidays
Website:
gallowaycycling.co.uk/
Contact Number:
office number +44 1556 502979
mobile number +44 7974 814172
Address:
Summerhill
Abercromby Place
Castle Douglas Scotland
United Kingdom
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Galloway Cycling Holidays

Galloway Cycling Holidays

Galloway Cycling Holidays have been providing bike tours in Scotland for over 10 years. As a smaller operator, they enjoy a high reputation by providing a flexible and personalised service for their customers.

Dumfries and Galloway is a spectacular cycling region, acclaimed in The Times and in 2015 by a cycling journalist – ‘one of the most enjoyable trips I’ve ever done, anywhere in the world’.
Their Tours

South Coast 100 - East Section

4 Days Moderate 100 MLS
This tour is the second half of the South Coast 200 tour. It's a 100 miles gentle 3 day tour by the Solway Coast begins in Kirkcudbright artists' town and follows the line of the Solway Coast Heritage Trail much of the way detouring often onto quiet country roads whenever possible by the coast ...

South Coast 100 - West section

4 Days Moderate 100 MLS
This tour is the first half of the South Coast 200 tour. It's just over a 100 miles gentle 3 day tour through western Galloway and begins at the Mull of Galloway, the most southerly point of Scotland. The tour route rounds Luce Bay to the Isle of Whithorn then continues along Wigtiowen Bay to ...

Wildlife, Nature and History Tour

4 Days Moderate 70 MLSAVG 23 MLS
Dumfries and Galloway region has a large variety of wildlife and nature reserves and other locations for visitors to experience the wildlife of the area. In addition, there are many historical sites, from castles, towers, abbeys and stone circles to Neolithic burial cairns and a newly ...

7 Stanes and Drumlanrig

8 Days Moderate-Advanced 180 MLSAVG 30 MLS
Here is a unique 7 day tour for mountain bikers using our cycling holiday experience to combine quiet road routes with some 7 Stanes locations and Drumlanrig Castle trails. It can be challenging biking between the trail centres and doing some bike trails. For a full day on the main trial centres ...

Explore Edinburgh

1 Days Moderate
Although the centre of Edinburgh is best explored on foot and tour buses, there is still the option to visit some interesting sites by bicycle, whether self guided or guided on an ebike. Places to visit are the Royal Yacht Britannia, Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat, Portobello Beach and the ...

South Coast 500 Circuit

9 Days Moderate-Advanced
The South Coast 500 is an extension to the South Coast 200 route. It is a circular tour around Dumfries and Galloway region starting from Gretna Green on the border with England and heads west through small towns and villages in the Galloway countryside with the return leg of the circuit ...

Art and Crafts Tour

6 Days Easy-Moderate 56 MLSAVG 14 MLS
A large number of artists and craft makers live and work in Dumfries & Galloway from painters and potters to jewellery designers, ceramicists, basket makers, weavers, spinners, photographers, furniture makers, glass artists and many more. In addition to the Spring Fling and Kirkcudbright arts ...

Lowland Whisky Tour

7 Days Moderate 145 MLSAVG 24 MLS
While visiting the two Lowland whisky distilleries in the south west of Scotland, this tour also covers much of the coastline of the region and is an excellent tour for scenery and places of interest in it's own right. Around the mid point of the tour which includes 6 nights accommodation, you ...

The Stewartry Safari Tour

5 Days Moderate 100 MLSAVG 25 MLS
This tour is based from Castle Douglas and comprises individual day circuits of short to medium distance. The Scottish Riviera, Kirkcudbright artists town, Loch Ken and Gatehouse of Fleet are the four destinations. Tours can be from 2 to 4 days, or even longer if a rest day is built in or if a ...

Robert the Bruce Tour

7 Days Moderate 204 MLSAVG 34 MLS
Journey back 700 years and visit places on the specially designed trail to commemorate Robert the Bruce, Scotland's greatest king.

The Robert Burns Tour

7 Days Moderate 179 KmAVG 29 Km
This tour starts from Lockerbie to allow visitors to easily arrive by train from Glasgow, Edinburgh or England. The tour heads west and visits many of these places Robert Burns spent the latter years of his life, including Ellisland farm, now a Burns visitor centre, and Dumfries where he lived ...

'The Raiders' Cycling Tour

6 Days Moderate-Advanced 86 MLSAVG 28 MLS
Explore places featured in the books of ‘Scotland’s forgotten Bestseller,’ Galloway’s own novelist S.R. Crockett. This is an easy to moderate graded cycle tour – which can be adapted with transport for those not wishing to cycle. A 5 day tour experiencing a variety of countryside - starts at ...

The National Scenic Areas Tour

5 Days Moderate 120 MLSAVG 30 MLS
Galloway is fortunate to have three regions designated as National Scenic Areas. This tour vists them all. Great scenery is the theme of this tour. Much of the route is by the coast including sign-posted cycle routes. You can also extend your tour by visiting an UNESCO Biosphere and Dark Sky ...

The South Coast 200 Tour

5 Days Moderate-Advanced 200 MLS
A natural cycling challenge across southern Scotland from the Mull of Galloway, Scotland's most southerly point, to Gretna Green on the border with England. Over 30 small towns and villages, with numerous interesting features and attractions, cafes, pubs and other places along the way ...

Biking in the Galloway Forest Park

5 Days Moderate-Advanced 98 MLSAVG 24 MLS
The edge of the Galloway Forest Park is around 7 miles from our base in Castle Douglas. This 4 days or 5 day tour takes you round the Park using quiet country roads between locations, off road parts and visiting two of the 7 Stanes mountain biking centres.

Robert the Bruce, Robert Burns and Whisky Cycle Tour

6 Days Moderate
This guided cycling tour combines great scenery with places connected with local historical characters Robert Burns and Robert the Bruce. It also a whisky theme throughout (usually at the end of the day after cycling), including a tour of the Annandale whisky distillery. It is ideal for a ready ...

The Bee's Knees Cycling Tour

7 Days Moderate-Advanced
The 'Bee's Knees Tour', meaning 'the best', is named after a group of reinds from Calgary in 2015. We thought it was such a success that we'd run it again this year, with slightly less daily miles. John. the organiser anf ferequent touring cyclist, afterwards called it 'one hell of a tour' in an ...

The Galloway and Edinburgh Tour

6 Days Easy-Moderate 86 MLSAVG 17 MLS
Take a cycling holiday in Galloway for 5 days, then explore Edinburgh in the remaining 2 days. The tour route in Galloway is on varied terrain route, partly on sign-posted cycle routes and staying in three interesting towns, Castle Douglas ' food town', Gatehouse of Fleet in a National Scenic ...

Mountain Biking Weekend Escapes

3 Days
Mountain biking breaks can take various forms - from purely visiting 7 Stanes trails, biking 'off the beaten track' on forestry roads, or a combination of both and biking on quiet roads between the different locations. Choose one location for a two days break or we can arrange a day ...

Dundrennan Abbey

3 Days Easy-Moderate
A gentle scenic 3 day tour in Galloway with many other interesting features as well as the Abbey and Kirkcudbright artists town.

Food and Drink Tour

3 Days Easy-Moderate 106 MLSAVG 21 MLS
This cycling tour is designed to visit and experience many celebrated local food and drink producers and providers in Dumfries and Galloway. We visit acclaimed cheese, chocolate and pate producers combined with a relatively easy and picturesque cycling route. We give the option of superior hotel ...

Drumlanrig Castle Circuit

6 Days Moderate 172 MLSAVG 28 MLS
This is an excellent 6 day tour using a variety of typical Scottish coast and countryside terrain. Initially by the coast,you then head up the Nith Valley to where the Duke of Buccleuch's Drumlanrig Castle, an ancient Douglas stronghold. Also visit the old smithy where the pedal cycle was ...

The Galloway Highlands Tour

5 Days Moderate 184 MLSAVG 36 MLS
The Galloway and Lowther Hills provide a scenic backdrop for those who like a challenging cycling or biking holiday. You visit Kirroughtree mountain biking centre, once acclaimed as the 5th best in the world! Pass through Highlands-like scenery in Glentrool to St John's Town of Dalry, a hillside ...

Scottish Riviera Tour

3 Days Easy-Moderate
The Victorians regarded a stretch of the south of Scotland coast with beautiful scenery as The Scottish Riviera. Many fine properties were built and the area became popular for holidays. This tour visits these coastal communities during the three days. Tour route includes the towns of ...

Solway Coast and Glenkens Circuit

4 Days Moderate 112 MLSAVG 28 MLS
This is a popular 4 day route with the first day a circular route by the coast to a National Scenic Area. You then cycle by the Urr Valley to The Glenkens upland region to stay a night. Following the Galloway Kite Trail, you return to the coast further west by a moorland route to Gatehouse, in ...

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