Dark Skies Run @ Galloway 29

Dark Skies Accommodation

Newton Stewart Youth Hostel

A perfect location for anyone taking part in the Dark Skies Run Races @ Galloway.

Housed in an old primary school building, Newton Stewart Youth Hostel is located in a quiet woodland area just five minutes from the picturesque market town of Newton Stewart. The youth hostel offers a range of shared accommodation and private rooms and is a great a great base for outdoor enthusiasts, families and wildlife watchers looking to discover the Galloway Forest Park and surrounding area.

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Galloway Accommodation

Camping Option

If you are a wanting a great value option to stay after the race, then the Scottish Forestry Commission have kindly agreed that runners can camp at Kirroughtree, which gives access to the onsite toilet and showers for just £5. The £5 charge can be paid at registration and is £5 per tent.

Local Accomodation

Accommodation options can be found via this link.

Galloway Accommodation


Car Sharing to the race

This year we are using a car sharing website developed by a runner that aims to save you money, and reduce the carbon footprint of the event:

http://RaceLifts.org car sharing

We would be most grateful if EVERYONE coming to the Dark Skies Run @ Galloway race could try out the site (even if you don't expect to car share). It only takes a minute and is completely free to use. As well as saving you petrol money, it will ease the parking headaches for us at the race.

Plan your journey

Please use this Google link to plan your journey by car or bus to Kirroughtree.