Annually in May, the Galloway Mountain Rescue Team provide the mountain guides for WalkFest; Newton Stewart Walking Festival.
Why not visit our Galloway WalkBank, where you'll find an ever increasing collection of the best walks in Galloway.
This website, published in association with Newton Stewart Walking Festival Committee, benefits from walks described intimately by members of the team. Annually in May, the team provide the mountain guides for the Newton Stewart WalkFest.
The festival offers a series of 26 walks over seven days with graded routes from moderate to very strenuous. The WalkFest challenge is always popular with true mountain adventurers.
WalkFest - Newton Stewart Walking Festival
On the evening of Saturday 23rd February, GMRT were called out to 3 walkers who had become disorientated on Cairnsmore of Fleet. The missing people were located by Team Members and supported off the hill. They were cold and tired but otherwise fine.