Walk the beautiful south-west corner of Scotland

Opened in 2012, the Mull of Galloway Trail runs from the Mull to Stranraer and continues north as the Loch Ryan Coastal Path for a total distance of 37 miles to Glenapp in South Ayrshire where it links with the Ayrshire Coastal Path.

The Rotary Club of Stranraer created and maintains the Trail on an entirely voluntary basis.

The Mull of Galloway Trail is now a key link in IAT Scotland, the Scottish 'chapter' of the International Appalachian Trail (Europe) which was launched in October 2011. We are also very pleased that the Mull of Galloway Trail has been selected for branding and promotion by Scottish Natural Heritage as one of Scotland’s Great Trails.

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trial

The  Marathon Trail Race which was due to take place in June 2019 starting at the Mull of Galloway and ending at the Harbour Master's office in Stranraer was postponed. Arrangements had been made to hold the next Marathon Race on Saturday 6 June 2020 but unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic it has been cancelled. However, arrangements are now being made to hold the race on Saturday 18 September 2021. More information is available at Acorn Trails.

Flora and fauna at its best

All walkers using the trail do so at their own risk and are expected to take responsibility for their own actions, the safety of themselves and others, the welfare of livestock and wildlife, and the avoidance of damage to crops, all in keeping with the recommendations of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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