Ideally centrally situated to use as a base to 'do' some of the 7 Stanes. Only 6 miles from Dalbeattie and the 'Slab' and with Mabie & Kirroughtree only 30 minutes drive away, Galloway is a Mountain Bikers Heaven.
Cycling HolidaysWhy not take your cycling holidays in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland where the bicycle was first invented. Dumfries and Galloway is famed for its stunning landscapes and coastline, and cycling holidays are the ideal way to explore. With lots of off-road trails and miles and miles of quiet country roads . You'll even find the only museum in Scotland devoted to the history of cycling: Drumlanrig Castle. See the magnificent collection of bikes, dating from the c19th to the present day.We have 2 bike shops here in town only two hundred yards from the King's Arms - they cater for all the family - all ages and all terrains. New bikes, LAPIERRE, IBIS, CANNONDALE, servicing and repairs, clothing and accessories, custom builds, cyclescheme, cycle hire at www.nextlevelbikes.co.uk or Tel Mark on 01556 504698 .
Also BG F.I.T. centre & sports therapy clinic at www.cdbikes.co.uk . Tel -01556 504542If you are heading for Dalbeattie there is a bike shop in town there also - www.mpgcycles.co.uk - Tel 01556 610 659. Hire here also.We now have our very own secure Bike Shed in the Courtyard of the Hotel. The pictures to the right show the Marshalls Pasta Professional Racing Team bikes in the 'shed'. They were competing in the 3 day event based at Dumfries over Easter 2010.If you would just like to go out on a ride around the beautiful countryside surrounding Castle Douglas then the Kings has a Ladies's Specialised Dolce and a Gents Lappiere Audacio 200 road bikes available for guests use.