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Real Dog Training Scotland

Real Dog Training ScotlandIf you are a dog owner, local or on holiday, why not go along to Dalry Town Hall on a Tuesday night (except every 3rd Tuesday of the month) and enjoy a social evening with one of the countries leading dog trainers - Eric Broadhurst. Eric is locally known as 'The Dalry Dog Whisperer' and has trained dogs & cats for TV & film including; Coronation Street, Cracker, Prime Suspect and Sherlock Holmes to name just a few

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Galloway Activity Centre

Climbing wall at Galloway Activity CentreSituated on the banks of Loch Ken in south west Scotland, Galloway Activity is fun for all of the family, offering both wet and dry activities, courses and equipment hire.
Choose from: Sailing, Windsurfing, Power boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Quest, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Climbing/Abseiling and more...

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Loch Ken Ski & Wakeboard School

Loch Ken Water Ski & Wakeboard SchoolLoch Ken Water Ski & Wakeboard School have a huge selection of water sports and fun activities to choose from, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Banana Boat, and boat rides. All equipment is provided (wetsuit, buoyancy aid and any other equipment required water-skis/wakeboards etc), however if you do have your own equipment please feel free to bring it.

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The CatStrand

CatStrandThe CatStrand in New Galloway is a unique Arts, Community & Visitor Centre and it's open all year!
Monday to Friday 10.00 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 16.00 -
Sunday 12.00 - 16.00

For local arts &crafts · exhibitions · film · free internet access · tourist & heritage information · cafe & refreshments · bus trips · find out more...

Allan Wright Photographic Gallery and Café

Allan Wright Photographic Gallery and CafeAt the Allan Wright Photographic Gallery you will find a remarkable and beautifully presented showcase for Allan’s photographic work. The venue is carefully complimented by a Café adding the attraction of quality coffees and teas, wholesome baking and light lunches. It is located on the banks of beautiful Loch Ken deep in the heart of rural Galloway, 6 miles North of Castle Douglas on the A713 (1.9mls past Crossmichael village).

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Galloway Wildlife Conservation Centre

Galloway Wildlife Conservation CentreGalloway Wildlife Conservation Park is set in twenty seven acres of mixed woodland above Kirkcudbright on the road to Gelston. A varied collection of nearly one hundred and fifty animals from all over the world can be seen within the peaceful and natural setting where the woodland has been tailored to provide large and imaginative enclosures.

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Cream O' Galloway

Cream O'GallowayCream o’ Galloway’s award winning ice creams are a little taste of luxury with extra feel good factor. Set in the beautiful Galloway countryside Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre offers a full day filled with deliciously good fun for visitors of all ages.  Karts, bikes, slides, rides, woodland adventure playground and more.

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Mabie Farm Park

Mabie Farm ParkMabie Farm Park nestles beneath magnificent Mabie Forest with views over the Solway Firth, Mabie Farm Park is just outside Dumfries but captures that in-the-middle-of-nowhere feel.

Activities include: Animals, Astroslide, Boating Pond, Bouncy Castle and Jumping Pillow, Grass Slide, Pedal Go Karts, Quad Bikes, Trampolines, Straw Barn, Play Barn, Pets corner and much more... find out more...

Bellymack Hill Farm - Red Kite Feeding Station

Bellymack Hill Farm - Red Kite Feeding StationThe feeding station is only 20 minutes drive from the RSPB Scotland’s Ken-Dee Marshes Reserve, 30 minutes from Castle Douglas and around 50 minutes drive from Mersehead Reserve, and so can be easily integrated within a good day’s wildlife watching at any time of the year.

Red Kite feeding time is at 2pm daily. The hide is open from 12 noon - 4pm daily, throughout year. Find out more...