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Improvements funded by Kilgallioch Community Fund

21/03/2019 11:00
The members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer were delighted to be awarded last year a grant of £9740 to cover the cost of much needed improvements to the trail. The works which were carried by Luce Plant Hire Ltd were recenty completed and have greatly improved walking conditions on three sections...

Work carried out by Community Payback

05/03/2019 11:00
Once again arrangements have been made with the Criminal Justice Department, Dumfries and Galloway Council for a programme of work over the spring and summer months to be carried out through the Community Payback Scheme. Vegetation will be cut back on various stretches of the trail between...

Improvements to the Loch Ryan Coastal Path

27/03/2018 14:12
Following the construction of a new wind farm adjacent to the route on the Glenapp section some problems were encountered due to work carried out by Scottish Power. Following site meetings with officials from the company changes were made which has remedied the difficulties which had been faced by...

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

29/05/2017 21:02
  The annual Marathon trail event, consisting of a 10 mile section from Sandhead to Stranraer and for the hardier competitor a 26+ mile marathon distance from the Mull of Galloway, passes through some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery. Many Rotarians and friends helped with the preparation...

New Leaflet funded by The Galloway Association of Glasgow

10/04/2017 21:57
A new leaflet has been printed which will replace the separte leaflets for the Mull of Galloway Trail and the Loch Ryan Coastal Path. The route from the Mull of Galloway to Glenapp is described in both directions. This combined leaflet for the trail and the coastal path is illustrated with...

Visit by Irish Councillors and Social Partners

21/10/2016 21:00
At the AGM of the International Appalachian Trail in Strabane in September 2016 Officials and Councillors from Donegal and the Northern Ireland Councils advised Tom Stevenson, who was representing the Mull of Galloway Trail, that they intended to visit the west coast of Scotland to learn about the...

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

11/06/2016 21:07
  The Rotary Club of Stranraer held the fourth annual MarathonTrail race on Saturday 11 June with entries again being higher than the previous year. 20 runners were taken by bus to start from the Mull of Galloway with a further 38 walkers/runners starting from Sandhead. The trail was in good...

Project Manager awarded the BEM

03/01/2016 15:14
Tom Stevenson, Project Manager, Mull of Galloway Trail was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for voluntary services to Walkers in the West of Scotland in the New Year 2016 Honours List. The photo below was taken at the information board adjacent to the Tourist Information Office in...

New Rhins Coastal Path

02/09/2015 10:00
Plans are well advanced for the creation of a new Rhins Coastal Path which will follow the North Rhins coastline joining up with the Southern Upland Way adjacent to Killantringan Lighthouse. Following the Southern Upland Way to Portpatrick the new route will continue southwards on the West Rhins...

Long Distance Walkers on the Trail

09/07/2015 10:00
The Mull of Galloway Trail continues to attract long distance walkers to the area coming as far as from Toronto. At the end of May, Craig McCabe flew from Toronto to Glasgow and after travelling by train to Stranraer he was taken by Rotarians Alistair McCulloch and Tom Stevenson to East Muntlock...
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