Mull of Galloway Trail

Walking Route

Mull of Galloway Trail


The Mull of Galloway Trail runs from the Mull to Stranraer and continues north as the Loch Ryan Coastal Path for a total distance of 37 miles to Glenapp in South Ayrshire where it links with the Ayrshire Coastal Path.

The trail offers a stunning long distance walk across Scotland's most southerly peninsula. The trail was created and is maintained by the Rotary Club of Stranraer on an entirely voluntary basis. There are information boards at strategic points along the trail, to guide walkers and also inform them of the history of the area they are passing through.

26.5mi / 42.5km
Total climb:
1,804ft / 550m
Total descent:
1,968ft / 600m
Towns along route:
Ardwell, Sandhead, Stranraer
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What you'll see

Kirkmaiden Old Kirk - Stranraer

Religious Buildings

Built in1638 to replace St Catherine’s at the Mull of Galloway, Kirkmaiden Old Kirk lies in the most southerly parish in Scotland on Core Hill,…


Towns & Villages

Ardwell is a small village on the shores of Luce Bay in the southern part of the Rhins of Galloway.


Towns & Villages

Sandhead is situated on the Luce Bay coast of the Rhins of Galloway. It is a popular destination due to its white sandy beach.


Towns & Villages

Stranraer lies on the southern shore of Loch Ryan. The largest town in Galloway, it’s becoming known as a hub for events, walking & cycling,…