Saturday 9 September

Over 43 miles of quality stages in the Galloway forests . . .

Over 43 miles of quality stages in the Galloway forests . . .

. . . a compact route with less than 90 road miles . . .

. . . a compact route with less than 90 road miles . . .

. . . free return ferry travel from Northern Ireland . . .

. . . free return ferry travel from Northern Ireland . . .

. . . unique #InItToWinIt competitor incentive scheme . . .

. . . unique #InItToWinIt competitor incentive scheme . . .

. . . great stages, with minimal double usage . . .

. . . great stages, with minimal double usage . . .

. . . the final round of the Scottish Rally Championship . . .

. . . the final round of the Scottish Rally Championship . . .

. . . a great way to end the 2017 season!

. . . a great way to end the 2017 season!

Spectator Information



Spectator Information - added on Tuesday 5 September.


To give you a taste of what to expect this weekend, check out this video, thanks to Murray at Galloway Aerial Surveys Ltd.



 

The 2017 Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally will get underway from the picturesque surroundings of Threave Garden and Estate, thanks to the National Trust for Scotland.

Crews will start the September 9th event in the grounds of the magnificent Threave House, nestled in the middle of the gardens on the outskirts of Castle Douglas, before heading into the nearby forests to contest 44 competitive stage miles. 

Entry to Threave for the start and finish ceremonies will be free, and the popular Café inside Threave Visitor centre will be open all day, offering bacon rolls, lunches, drinks and cakes. * See map on page 14 of the Spectator Information *

The 44th Galloway Hills Rally, which has been held annually since 1974, will be a scoring round of the Border Challenge and HRCR Motoscope Northern Historic Gravel Rally Championship, and the final round of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship and RSAC Motorsport Ecosse Challenge, a dedicated one-make contest for the Citroën C2.

The event will again be backed by The Armstrong Group, a leading provider of construction and waste management solutions, who have supported the event since the year 2000, with additioanl support from Dumfries and Galloway Council Major Events Strategic Fund.