Glentrool Holiday Park is a Scottish Tourist Board Four Star Caravan Park with 14 hard-standing pitches for caravans and motor homes, all with electricity available, tent pitches, a small shop on site and shower block facilities.
It is the perfect base for tourers and campers to explore all that this stunning wilderness has to offer.
There are also self-catering holiday caravans available to hire – perfect for family holiday breaks.
The site is both suited for those that require a totally relaxing situation away from the distractions of everyday life and the more adventurous. The park has all of the quality facilities you would expect from a premier park.
Glentrool is the only caravan park within the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, the largest dark sky area in Europe. The site has stunning scenery by day and spectacular skies at night. It doesn’t matter if you are an astronomy expert or just an interested amateur, you will be amazed.
The site’s spacious holiday homes are equipped to a high standard and feature WC, shower, fully-fitted kitchen with full-size fridge, cooker, microwave and TV. They have a double and twin bedroom that can equip up to 4 people.
The touring area has hard standings for caravans and motor homes and an informal grass area for tents. Hot water and showers are included in the price.
You can book by telephone and then confirm and pay a first nights fee.
Glentrool’s reception area is open daily. It features a wide range of tourist information and a small shop. Within walking distance there is a pub that offers meals Glentrool Visitors Centre, 1½ miles away from the site, offers coffee and snacks. It is in a lovely setting on the side of the river and is the start of the forest trails.
Cyclists will enjoy the 7 Stanes mountain bike trails which offer 400km of fantastic mountain biking. The Glentrool section starts at the visitors centre. It is suitable for total beginners, families and expert riders. You can choose a trail and enjoy safe riding. There is cycle hire nearby.
Just 3 miles away from the site is Loch Trool. The walk around the loch is stunning no matter what time of year. All of the forest walks are clearly marked and are safe.
The Wood of Cree Nature Reserve is 6 miles away and features a nature trail for bird watchers that is complete with a hidden waterfall. If you want to travel a little farther the Red Kite feeding station near Ringford will give you a day to remember as well as the Caerlaverlock Wetland Centre.
You can even take a trip to Belfast. There are organized trips that will take you to the magical Giants Causeway or Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. You can go as a foot passenger and visit the many attractions in Belfast City centre.
The site has so much to offer you. From the site you can climb their mountain, Merrick Mountain, or go walking or cycling. You can spend your day on a quiet, clean and scenic beach, visit an old fashioned fishing village, view botanical gardens, play golf or go fishing. You can also visit the nearest towns, Ayr and Dumfries.
So what are you waiting for?
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- Battery Charging
- BBQ area
- Caravan Hire
- Chemical Disposal Point
- Car Parking
- Child Play Area
- Dogs allowed
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hook-up
- Electric Shaver Point
- Fishing Available
- Food Shop
- Gas Cylinder Available
- Ice Pack Facility
- Motor Home Pitches
- Shower Facilities
- Static Pitches
- Tent Pitches
- Tour Caravan Pitches
- Wheelchair Access