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 25th and 26th July, Team Members were involved in an overnight search for an overdue walker in the Loch Doon area. The walker was found after taking steps to keep themself safe and Team Members were home in time for breakfast