Castle Douglas is located in the middle of Cycling heaven and we have partnered with Warren and Esther at Galloway Cycling holidays to enhance your experience in this incredible region.
A spiders web of quiet roads and tracks reaches out into the Galloway countryside from Castle Douglas. The hotel is ideally located for you and your bike to explore the region and is within easy reach of Glentrool, Kirroughtree & Dalbettie trails.
Ester & Warren are the owners of Galloway Cycing holidays who can help you plan your routes. They are ideally placed to guide you and your group and ensure that you get the best of your stay in the region.  Visit their website on to find out more.

Take part in the regions newest Gravel event

Raiders Gravel Galloway is a uniquely Scottish gravel adventure in the heart of the Galloway Forest Park. Across 3 race stages riders explore the many corners of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere taking in the natural wonders, wildlife and serene outdoors. This premium all-inclusive event has the optimal mix of adventure, entertainment, culture and relaxation, guaranteeing an unforgettable time in Scotland. Raiders Gravel is a team event where riders enter and participate in teams of two. Join us for the inaugural edition from October 7th to 10th 2021.

Raiders Gravel

Raiders Gravel Galloway is looking to bring participants from across the globe to this beautiful part of Scotland. We want to put Galloway firmly on the map of all gravel and adventure cycling enthusiasts both in Scotland, the wider UK and across the globe. Overall our mission is to create the world’s leading full service gravel cycling event and showcase the stunning wilderness and beauty of Dumfries & Galloway, presenting the area as a tourism destination for cycling and other outdoor adventure activities.


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