The list of visitor attractions, gardens and places to see is too big to show in these web pages, here is a selection of some of the most popular.
Mabie Farm Park
– outdoor and indoor activities for all of the family. Attractions include quad bike track, a grass sledging slope, pedal go karts, a boating pond, lots of animals and an indoor playbarn.
and gardens near Castle Douglas
Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre
, nr New Galloway – see wild goats and red deer, forest walks and cycle tracks.
Cream o’ Galloway
– ice cream and organic farm
Robert Burns Centre
, Dumfries - original documents and relics of the poet and a fascinating scale model of Dumfries in the 1790s.
The sailing town of Kippford
is less than 15 minutes drive.
is 4 miles away for shops, supermarket, swimming pool, and market.
Also within easy reach is Loch Ken
for water sports, fishing and the official Red Kite trail.
– the “scenic fishing town with an artistic heritage”, a delightful coastal town where you can watch the fishing boats land their catch, sit in a café or restaurant or look round the castle.