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Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.
The highest mountain in Southern Scotland, the Merrick has always attracted a large number of walkers to the area but also its fair share of climbers looking for a challenge
Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.
For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.
River Bladnoch and Tarff Water
Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.
The Machars Cycling Routes
These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way
Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.
Cairnsmore of Fleet
The good quality granite at Cairnsmore of Fleet makes it very popular with rock climbers from around the area. Just on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park it enjoys some amazing views and rugged landscapes
Laggan Outdoor Centre
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre offer Scotland’s adventure and recreational experiences for all the family. Winners of 2016-2017 National Thistle Awards.
The Cocoabean Company is a family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction. Kids make chocolate creations in our interactive workshops and explore the extensive indoor play areas, outdoor play areas and soft play.
Cream O Galloway Visitor Centre.
Cream o’ Galloway is a deliciously good fun place to visit. With its woodland adventure playground including the fabulously bouncy ‘Go Boing’, indoor visitor centre and play areas, daily events, exciting slides, rides and pedal kart track, and its miles of beautiful walks and nature trails to explore in
Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
There’s always something different to see and do here at Kirroughtree, whatever the time of year. The visitor centre is a great place to kick back and enjoy the view, browse the displays or fuel up for the trails. If you fancy a gentle stroll, wander to the Wild Watch Hide and spot red squirrels and woodland birds, or meander to picturesque Bruntis Loch for a picnic. Burn off some steam in the adventure play park or try the orienteering course, check out the single track on your mountain bike or enjoy a gentle family cycle on the forest roads. This is also a great place to be after dark, when the stars put on a spectacular show!