Walks in Galloway


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
www.walkfestnewtonstewart.com

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Callouts 2020/09 and 2020/10 06/08/2020

On 6th August, Galloway MRT were deployed twice in the space of just a few hours

Callout 2020/08 Missing Walker Near Loch Doon

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

Callout 2020/07 12/07/2020 Injured Walker on Screel Hill

On 12th July, Team Members evacuated an injured walker from Screel Hill. This was a challenging stretcher carry involving uneven and steep ground