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Macmillan Cancer Suport Mull of Galloway Challange

02/07/2015 17:55
The Mull of Galloway Challenge issued by the Macmillan Cancer Support Stranraer committee was once again well supported.  The Mull of Galloway Trail, some 25 miles in length stretches from the Mull of Galloway to Stranraer and for the majority of the way follows the shoreline of Luce...

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

31/05/2015 00:00
  The Mull of Galloway Trail is one of the few routes that occur at marathon length, making it an ultimate challenge for many trail runners. Stranraer Rotary has run the event for the last three years, with increasing popularity. 27 participants were delivered by bus to start from the Mull of...

Champion of Change Award

05/07/2014 15:33
Tom Stevenson of Stranraer Rotary Club was one of twelve Rotarians from throughout Britain and Ireland who were recently personally thanked by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in a reception in Whitehall. Presenting the first ever Champions of Change Awards, Mr. Clegg spoke of the "extraordinary...

Mull of Galloway Trail and Sail

01/06/2014 21:37
Stranraer Rotary hosted a Trail and Sail event last year that highlighted the delights of West Galloway as a destination to enjoy outdoor pursuits. The event was very successful, and it has been decided to expand it this year to increase its appeal. The Mull of Galloway Trail, and the combined...

Newton Stewart Walking Festival

20/05/2014 20:54
  In May last year the Newton Stewart Walking Festival included a walk on part of the Mull of Galloway Trail for the first time. Robert Clark and Tom Stevenson led a party of 24 walkers from New England Bay but due to atrocious weather conditions 16 walkers gave up at Drummore leaving the...

Storm Damage to Trail

27/01/2014 21:16
    Following the storm in early January members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer Club walked the trail to view the impact of the high tides and wind. They were shocked with the damage caused by the power of the sea which included severe damage to a bridge constructed during the project...

Forthcoming Events

27/01/2014 20:51
    The Mull of Galloway Trail is again to be included in this year’s programme of walks organised by the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. Last year Robert Clark and Tom Stevenson led a party of 24 walkers from New England Bay to the Mull but due to atrocious weather conditions a...

Surplus Funds from book sales buy two ShelterBoxes

09/12/2013 20:07
The book entitled 27 Circular Walks based on the Mull of Galloway Trail has proved to be popular with over 800 copies having been sold. The book which was compiled by Robert Clark, Trail Coordinator, was published by the Rotary Club of Stranraer and was launched in March...

Cotton Joe is first to walk from Mull to Cape Wrath!

16/11/2013 18:03
On 1 October 2013 Cotton Joe started his epic walk from the Mull of Galloway to Cape Wrath. He finally reached the Cape on Saturday 10 November 2013 - a total of around 450 miles. During the journey he took time out to visit Glasgow and he also climbed both Ben Lomand and Ben...

Cotton Joe takes up the challenge

25/10/2013 21:14
                    Joe Norman, who is known as Cotton Joe to his friends, hails from North Carolina in the USA. He works as a field officer but has taken time off to walk the International Appalachian Trail (IAT). Before coming this summer to the...
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