Cycling – quiet roads, gravel or forest tracks to full on mountain biking.

Kirkcudbright is at the very heart of one of the best cycling destinations on the planet. From epic routes to gentle adventures on coastal rides, rolling hills to dramatic upland glens. You have a passion, we have the dream location. 

We are ideally placed for you to explore Dumfries and Galloway and within easy reach of Glentrool, Kirroughtree and Dalbeattie trails.


17 en suite quiet rooms of the highest quality – fine dining, the best post ride food – the Bistro for casual dining – safe, lockable bike storage – wrench and tune area with washdown and lube facilities


We partner with Esther & Warren owners of Galloway Cycling Holidays to help you plan your stay in Dumfries and Galloway. Custom routes for you to follow or book them to guide your group to get the most of your stay. Local history, natural history, the best beaches and where to stop for the best coffee and cake.

What they can do for you – a custom tour or plan your weekend. Book on their SOUTH COAST 200 and start at the Mull of Galloway to ride back to the border with England. You want a base, then stay at our Kirkcudbright Hub here at the Selkirk Arms. Each day you get to pick your ride 10, 20, 30 or more miles right up to century challenges. You get a detailed cue sheet, a route map, gps files or a free smartphone App.

Train like a pro or take the day off to enjoy the Artist Town. Want to start making a plan? Take a look at our COAST and UPLAND ride galleries, sit down and take a look at a couple of short films. You want to talk bikes, get on contact HERE.

Let Esther and Warren from Galloway Cycling Holidays take care of you.


2x Available dates

April 13/14/14  & 20/21/22

A long weekend in April at The Selkirk Arms to welcome spring and spoil yourself a little. Somethings to look forward to, a goal to start the cycling year by turning the wheels on the quiet roads of Galloway. Warren & Esther of Galloway Cycling Holidays are bike bonkers, you knew that and we know there are others. The weekend is designed for road cyclists and triathletes and those happy with rides of 40 miles and more with a few undulations. Routes will be stunning, all will feature coffee and cake They can be self guided but as many as possible will be guided. All will have maps, a cue sheet or gps files so you can concentrate on the ride.

Warren and Esther have raced sportives in the UK and Europe, done mind numbingly long endurance events and rode self supported 35,000 miles around the world. The weekend will be an opportunity to meet them and new bike buddies, to talk bike talk and relax.



Arrive Friday any time after 2.00 to enjoy Kirkcudbright’s galleries and cafes.

Welcome drinks and nibbles/ canapés

6.45 Dinner in the hotel’s main restaurant, followed by a greetings, questions and short talk on how to bike the world.


8 - 9am Breakfast

10.00am depart from the hotel in groups or ride buddy packs

Return to Kirkcudbright 4.30pm for relaxing baths/showers before meeting in The Burns Room between 6 - 6.30 for post ride chats.

Dinner served at 7.00 pm, guilt free - you deserve it.


 8 - 9am Breakfast

Depart at 10.00 for rides as above.

Returning to hotel to collect luggage, swop email addresses with new bike pals and depart after a lovely cuppa and shortbread at around 4.00pm


Total package for 2 nights is £258 pp based on two people sharing

£328 pp for single occupancy room.

Extra nights rate £55pp on a bed and breakfast basis for those sharing a twin or double and £84pp for this in single occupancy rooms.

To find out more about Galloway Cycling Holidays please visit their website