Galloway Hills

Welcome to our Expedition Network. Please contact us and we would be happy to help you plan and undertake your expedition.

Contact us

Caitlin Ripley, Scottish Network Co-ordinator

DofE Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

T: 0131 343 0920

E: [email protected]


An Area Advisor is based in the area and can assist with enquiries regarding routes, landowners, and campsites.

Brian Wilson

30 Clune Drive, Prestwick, Ayrshire, KA9 1BP

T: 01292475073

E: [email protected]


Galloway Hills information pack

Galloway Hills boundaries map.gpx – for eDofE mapping

Galloway Hills area map

Managing woodland access and forest operations in Scotland – aimed at forest managers but has useful information about access in forest areas for walkers and cyclists.


The Galloway Hills Rally

In 2019 the Galloway Hills Rally is occurring around the forest on Saturday 14th September, so there will be significant restrictions on routes on this weekend.

Glentrool camping and caravan site

Please note that Glentrool camping and caravan site is no longer accepting bookings from DofE groups.