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This is a great place for either a walk around Loch Trool, climb the Merrick, cycle the 7stanes mountain biking or just go for a quick walk and enjoy a coffee and cake in the visitors centre, this place caters for everyone!
Glentrool Visitor Centre
This is a great place for either a walk around Loch Trool, climb the Merrick, cycle the 7stanes mountain biking or just go for a quick walk and enjoy a coffee and cake in the visitors centre, this place caters for everyone!
This is a great family attraction. Historic castle, private sandy beaches, woodland walks, children’s play area, large duck pond, deer, coffee and ice cream shops. Dog friendly, this makes great day out for everyone!
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Culzean Castle
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This is a great family attraction. Historic castle, private sandy beaches, woodland walks, children’s play area, large duck pond, deer, coffee and ice cream shops. Dog friendly, this makes great day out for everyone!
A celebration of the enduring legacy of Scotland’s national poet Visit the humble cottage where Robert Burns was born and spent the first years of his life. Explore the museum which houses more than 5,000 Burns artefacts including his handwritten manuscripts. Follow in Tam o’ Shanter’s footsteps to atmospheric Alloway Auld Kirk and over the Brig o’ Doon. Visit the Monument where Burns tourism began back in 1823. Celebrate the legacy of Burns with haggis, neeps and tatties in the museum café. Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. Robert Burns is Scotland’s National Bard, and his poetry and songs are known and loved the world over. But who was he and what made him tick? The best place to get close to Burns and his genius is his birthplace in the beautiful village of Alloway. Our flagship museum starts a journey that weaves through the village, taking you from historical buildings to landmarks known to Burns. Whether you’re a die-hard Burnsian or brand new to the bard, a day immersing yourself here will open your eyes and ears to an enduring hero of Scotland’s literary heritage.
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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
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A celebration of the enduring legacy of Scotland’s national poet Visit the humble cottage where Robert Burns was born and spent the first years of his life. Explore the museum which houses more than 5,000 Burns artefacts including his handwritten manuscripts. Follow in Tam o’ Shanter’s footsteps to atmospheric Alloway Auld Kirk and over the Brig o’ Doon. Visit the Monument where Burns tourism began back in 1823. Celebrate the legacy of Burns with haggis, neeps and tatties in the museum café. Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. Robert Burns is Scotland’s National Bard, and his poetry and songs are known and loved the world over. But who was he and what made him tick? The best place to get close to Burns and his genius is his birthplace in the beautiful village of Alloway. Our flagship museum starts a journey that weaves through the village, taking you from historical buildings to landmarks known to Burns. Whether you’re a die-hard Burnsian or brand new to the bard, a day immersing yourself here will open your eyes and ears to an enduring hero of Scotland’s literary heritage.
Explore the rolling Galloway glens and hills to discover picturesque forest trails, three friendly visitor centres, wonderful wildlife and a long and colourful history. Here you can enjoy great walking, easy family cycling, exhilarating mountain biking or just sit back and soak up breathtaking loch and mountain views and starry night skies.
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ギャロウェイ・フォレスト・パーク
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Explore the rolling Galloway glens and hills to discover picturesque forest trails, three friendly visitor centres, wonderful wildlife and a long and colourful history. Here you can enjoy great walking, easy family cycling, exhilarating mountain biking or just sit back and soak up breathtaking loch and mountain views and starry night skies.
Described as ‘one of the showpieces of Galloway’, it is one of Scotland's most important historical landscaped gardens with its collection of Rhododendrons, Championship Trees and rare species. We are delighted to be able to share these 75 acres of sculptured landscapes and magnificent avenues, romantically situated on an isthmus around the ruins of Castle Kennedy and surrounded by the White and Black Lochs.
Castle Kennedy
Described as ‘one of the showpieces of Galloway’, it is one of Scotland's most important historical landscaped gardens with its collection of Rhododendrons, Championship Trees and rare species. We are delighted to be able to share these 75 acres of sculptured landscapes and magnificent avenues, romantically situated on an isthmus around the ruins of Castle Kennedy and surrounded by the White and Black Lochs.
Take a walk in paradise at five star Logan Botanic Garden, Scotland's most exotic Garden, and discover plant treasures rarely seen in the United Kingdom. Located on the south-western tip of Scotland, Logan enjoys an almost subtropical climate. The Garden's avenues and borders feature a spectacular and colourful array of half-hardy perennials. The Garden is warmed by the Gulf Stream which enables plants from Australia, New Zealand, South and Central America and Southern Africa to thrive.
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Logan Botanic Garden
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Take a walk in paradise at five star Logan Botanic Garden, Scotland's most exotic Garden, and discover plant treasures rarely seen in the United Kingdom. Located on the south-western tip of Scotland, Logan enjoys an almost subtropical climate. The Garden's avenues and borders feature a spectacular and colourful array of half-hardy perennials. The Garden is warmed by the Gulf Stream which enables plants from Australia, New Zealand, South and Central America and Southern Africa to thrive.
At the Mull of Galloway you can climb the Lighthouse, visit the Exhibition of Lighthouse History, experience the Vintage Engines and Foghorn, walk around the RSPB Scotland nature reserve and enjoy delicious food and drink at Scotland’s most southerly coffee house. Climb 115 steps to the top of the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and, on a clear day, be rewarded with spectacular views of Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man and Cumbria, watch the gannets diving and look out for porpoises and dolphins.
RSPB Mull of Galloway
At the Mull of Galloway you can climb the Lighthouse, visit the Exhibition of Lighthouse History, experience the Vintage Engines and Foghorn, walk around the RSPB Scotland nature reserve and enjoy delicious food and drink at Scotland’s most southerly coffee house. Climb 115 steps to the top of the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and, on a clear day, be rewarded with spectacular views of Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man and Cumbria, watch the gannets diving and look out for porpoises and dolphins.
This village is one of the most southerly communities in Scotland; set in a picturesque and unspoilt part of Dumfries and Galloway, rich in history and with strong links to the land and the sea.
Isle of Whithorn
This village is one of the most southerly communities in Scotland; set in a picturesque and unspoilt part of Dumfries and Galloway, rich in history and with strong links to the land and the sea.
Distillery
This Gin Distillery is located in Newton Stewart. HILLS & HARBOUR GIN MULTI-AWARD-WINNING GIN - MADE TASTY BY THE FORESTS & COASTLINES OF GALLOWAY Galloway is our home and a special corner of Scotland. Surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines, it’s the perfect larder for our ingredients. Noble Fir needles & Bladderwrack Seaweed are distilled with 9 other botanicals, creating a smooth and vibrant gin. DISTILLERY TOURS Take your taste buds on a tour around around our modern distillery. Learn our grain to glass approach, try Hills & Harbour Gin or mix it up with some cocktail making.
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Crafty Distillery
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This Gin Distillery is located in Newton Stewart. HILLS & HARBOUR GIN MULTI-AWARD-WINNING GIN - MADE TASTY BY THE FORESTS & COASTLINES OF GALLOWAY Galloway is our home and a special corner of Scotland. Surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines, it’s the perfect larder for our ingredients. Noble Fir needles & Bladderwrack Seaweed are distilled with 9 other botanicals, creating a smooth and vibrant gin. DISTILLERY TOURS Take your taste buds on a tour around around our modern distillery. Learn our grain to glass approach, try Hills & Harbour Gin or mix it up with some cocktail making.
Bladnoch Distillery is a Single malt Scotch whisky distillery in south west Scotland. It is one of six remaining Lowland distilleries, located at Bladnoch, near Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway. The distillery is situated on the banks of the River Bladnoch, and is the most southerly whisky distillery in Scotland.
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Bladnoch Distillery & Visitor Centre
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Bladnoch Distillery is a Single malt Scotch whisky distillery in south west Scotland. It is one of six remaining Lowland distilleries, located at Bladnoch, near Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway. The distillery is situated on the banks of the River Bladnoch, and is the most southerly whisky distillery in Scotland.
Scottish Dark Skies
The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory occupies a fantastic hilltop site on the edge of the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park. This publicly accessible educational observatory has some of the darkest skies in the UK and has two large telescopes through which to observe the night sky. The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was the first Dark Sky Park in the UK and Europe and was awarded ‘Gold Tier’ status by the International Dark-Sky Association The Observatory is also situated within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, which has been recognised internationally as a world class environment for people and nature. The UNESCO designation recognises the fantastic array of landscapes, wildlife, cultural, heritage and learning opportunities that south-west Scotland offers for communities, businesses and visitors to experience and celebrate in a sustainable way. The SDSO is proud to be a supporter of the Biosphere. The observatory features a 20” Corrected Dall Kirkham telescope in a 5 metre dome and a 14″ Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope for a more hands-on, open air observing experience.
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Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
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The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory occupies a fantastic hilltop site on the edge of the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park. This publicly accessible educational observatory has some of the darkest skies in the UK and has two large telescopes through which to observe the night sky. The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was the first Dark Sky Park in the UK and Europe and was awarded ‘Gold Tier’ status by the International Dark-Sky Association The Observatory is also situated within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, which has been recognised internationally as a world class environment for people and nature. The UNESCO designation recognises the fantastic array of landscapes, wildlife, cultural, heritage and learning opportunities that south-west Scotland offers for communities, businesses and visitors to experience and celebrate in a sustainable way. The SDSO is proud to be a supporter of the Biosphere. The observatory features a 20” Corrected Dall Kirkham telescope in a 5 metre dome and a 14″ Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope for a more hands-on, open air observing experience.
Food scene, Golf & Spa
Enchanting and exceptional in every way, Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort Scotland, has long been an iconic landmark on the spectacular Ayrshire coastline and most recently named #16 in Golf Magazine's “Top 100 Courses in the World” 2017. Immediately upon arrival, experience warm Scottish hospitality as our attentive and friendly staff welcome you through our legendary doors of our luxury hotel in the UK. Take in the fresh Scottish air while enjoying the surrounds of wonderful scenery with horse riding, our very own beach allows for invigorating rides and breath-taking views. With our stunning coastal views, distinct dining options, indulgent spa treatments, exhilarating outdoor pursuits, and championship golf, we ensure that your time at our luxury hotel in Ayrshire will be truly memorable in every way.
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Turnberry Golf Course
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Enchanting and exceptional in every way, Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort Scotland, has long been an iconic landmark on the spectacular Ayrshire coastline and most recently named #16 in Golf Magazine's “Top 100 Courses in the World” 2017. Immediately upon arrival, experience warm Scottish hospitality as our attentive and friendly staff welcome you through our legendary doors of our luxury hotel in the UK. Take in the fresh Scottish air while enjoying the surrounds of wonderful scenery with horse riding, our very own beach allows for invigorating rides and breath-taking views. With our stunning coastal views, distinct dining options, indulgent spa treatments, exhilarating outdoor pursuits, and championship golf, we ensure that your time at our luxury hotel in Ayrshire will be truly memorable in every way.
Adventure activities
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre offer adventure and recreational experiences for all the family. Set in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, on the hills above the solway coast, you really will struggle to find a more stunning location.
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Laggan Outdoor Ltd
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Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre offer adventure and recreational experiences for all the family. Set in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, on the hills above the solway coast, you really will struggle to find a more stunning location.
Galloway Activity Centre occupies a stunning location on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. With our team of expert adventure instructors and our beautful surroundings we specialise in providing exciting and safe and friendly family atmosphere. Catering for families, groups and individuals, you can choose from popular short taster sessions, full day activities, certified courses and instructor training under the professional guidance of our skilled team.
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Galloway Activity Centre
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Galloway Activity Centre occupies a stunning location on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. With our team of expert adventure instructors and our beautful surroundings we specialise in providing exciting and safe and friendly family atmosphere. Catering for families, groups and individuals, you can choose from popular short taster sessions, full day activities, certified courses and instructor training under the professional guidance of our skilled team.
Food and activities
If you love ice cream then this a must for everyone! Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre is the home of luxurious dairy Cream o' Galloway Ice Cream, made with organic milk from our award winning cow with calf dairy farm. We are open from spring till autumn for play in our adventure playground, E-karts and pedal karts, toddler Mini Play Zone and deliciously tasty events.
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Cream o' Galloway
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If you love ice cream then this a must for everyone! Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre is the home of luxurious dairy Cream o' Galloway Ice Cream, made with organic milk from our award winning cow with calf dairy farm. We are open from spring till autumn for play in our adventure playground, E-karts and pedal karts, toddler Mini Play Zone and deliciously tasty events.
Whatever the season, there's always something to see and do at Kirroughtree. Even at night, when the stars put on a show! Relax in the visitor centre, enjoy the view and fuel up for the trails. Wander to the Wild Watch Hide to spot red squirrels and birds, or meander to Bruntis Loch. There's adventure play, mountain bike trails and quiet forest roads for gentle family cycles.
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Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre
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Whatever the season, there's always something to see and do at Kirroughtree. Even at night, when the stars put on a show! Relax in the visitor centre, enjoy the view and fuel up for the trails. Wander to the Wild Watch Hide to spot red squirrels and birds, or meander to Bruntis Loch. There's adventure play, mountain bike trails and quiet forest roads for gentle family cycles.
Family activities
Whatever the weather there is always something to do at the Heads of Ayr Farm Park! We have plenty of exciting activities – Captain your own boat with our amazing bumper boats, soak your family and friends in water wars, try out our electric tractors and diggers, we even have a playpark, giant sand pit, trampolines, ringo sledging, a giant aerial runway and jumping pillows to keep you amused! Quad biking is always great fun and we have quads for all ages – small electric quads which adults and children can go on together, kid’s quad bikes for children aged 7 -11 and adult quads for visitors who are over the age of 12 and over 5 feet tall. Our undercover Play 'n’ Wild adventure barn has three giant drop slides and a two storey soft play area suitable for all ages – We also have 'Stables Coffee Bar' in the play barn offering delicious coffee, sandwiches and cakes and ‘Roosters’ Restaurant selling a variety of hot and cold food and drink. As well as all our fun activities we have many different animals for you to meet and learn all about - visit our Little Critters Animal Barn to see lots of our smaller animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, degus, mice and birds or venture outside into our animal zone and see many of our larger residents including Ralph the Camel, Troy the Tapir, llamas, ponies, donkeys and goats. The Park is also home to various breeds of monkeys, lemurs and meerkats!
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Heads Of Ayr Farm Park
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Whatever the weather there is always something to do at the Heads of Ayr Farm Park! We have plenty of exciting activities – Captain your own boat with our amazing bumper boats, soak your family and friends in water wars, try out our electric tractors and diggers, we even have a playpark, giant sand pit, trampolines, ringo sledging, a giant aerial runway and jumping pillows to keep you amused! Quad biking is always great fun and we have quads for all ages – small electric quads which adults and children can go on together, kid’s quad bikes for children aged 7 -11 and adult quads for visitors who are over the age of 12 and over 5 feet tall. Our undercover Play 'n’ Wild adventure barn has three giant drop slides and a two storey soft play area suitable for all ages – We also have 'Stables Coffee Bar' in the play barn offering delicious coffee, sandwiches and cakes and ‘Roosters’ Restaurant selling a variety of hot and cold food and drink. As well as all our fun activities we have many different animals for you to meet and learn all about - visit our Little Critters Animal Barn to see lots of our smaller animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, degus, mice and birds or venture outside into our animal zone and see many of our larger residents including Ralph the Camel, Troy the Tapir, llamas, ponies, donkeys and goats. The Park is also home to various breeds of monkeys, lemurs and meerkats!