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Blue Trail - Glentrool

2 reviews

Glentrool Blue Mountain Bike Trail is moderate in both length and difficulty, it has a long, final descent which should appeal to all riders Read more

place Glentrool Mountain Bike Trail Centre, Newton Stewart, DG8 6SZ



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Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.5000 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.5000 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.5000 out of 10
Facilities 8.5000 out of 10
Location 8.5000 out of 10

"Excellent entry level trail"
Review by: no left turn on 31 August 2009

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Although the Glentrool Blue Route is moderate in both length and difficulty, it has a long, final descent which should appeal to riders who wouldn’t normally consider a route of this grade. The views are pretty good too!

Mostly off road, the purpose-built singletrack is wider than the trails at nearby Kirroughtree and has none of the rocks and roots found there, so it shouldn’t prove intimidating to less experienced riders.

It’s not without challenge though, as it climbs 218m to the Green Torr overlooking Loch Trool, before descending quickly back to the visitor centre.

The ascent is fairly gentle, with just a few steep snaps, but coming back down is steeper and you should make sure everyone knows how to use their brakes effectively.


  • Parking Parking
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Cafe Cafe


Nearest Town: Newton Stewart
Sat Nav: DG8 6SZ
Grid Ref: NX371787

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