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'The Raiders' Cycling Tour
Tour Location
United Kingdom
Tour Information
Luggage Transfer, Phone Support, Maps or GPS
6 days
Bike Options:
Electric Bike available, Bike hire available
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Tour Distance & Dates
86 Miles
Riding Days:
Daily Average:
29 Miles
Tour Operator:
Galloway Cycling Holidays
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'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 Solway Coast, then goes by the Dee valley to the Galloway Hills. Tying in with the recently published ‘Discovering Crockett’s Galloway’ series you will be able to experience many of the places Crockett wrote about in his Galloway novels and stories. The tour includes visits to Crockett’s birthplace, memorial and grave, as well as significant locations from Rathan (Hestan) Island to Earlstoun Castle and Glenhead of Trool.
Prior to the tour, we give you the link to download the relevant ‘Discovering Crockett’s Galloway’ books ebooks) and route maps. Our knowledge of the area means we can include a degree of flexibility allowing for visits to other historical and cultural local features along the way which are of interest to individual participants’ interests.
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
welcome meeting
Tour Information - detailed route sheets, maps and other info including leaflets on attractions.
en suite accommodation with full Scottish breakfast
luggage transfer between overnight stops.
support service if any problems (contact us by mobile phone)
cycle hire - usually £15 per day (electric bikes - £35). Discount for longer tours.
pickup from Dumfries or Lockerbie railway station - from £35 per trip.
lunches and evening meals
entrance fees
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