Fun filled days with activities for young and old

Mabie Farm Park

Mabie Farm Park

Located just outside Dumfries, Mabie Farm Park captures the essence and feel of an original working farm, yet has a variety of both indoor and out door entertainment, for children and adults of all ages! Regardless of the weather, there is fun to be had together!

Location: Burnside Farm | Mabie, Dumfries DG2 8EZ
Telephone: 01387 259666

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Famous Blacksmiths Shop

For over 250 years Gretna Green in Scotland has been the name synonymous with romance and weddings. Whether you want to get married or are looking for a great family day out, you'll find it all at Gretna Green.

Location: Headless Cross, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA
Telephone: 01461 338441


Solway Fitness

Workout before you chill out - during your stay you can make use of a comprehensive, newly-furbished gym in Dumfries.

Day pass - £7.00
Week pass - £15.00

Location: New Abbey Rd, Dumfries DG2 8ER
Telephone: 07827 933305

dalscone farm

Dalscone Farm Park has a huge outdoor and indoor play area packed full of excitement! There is so much to do for a fun family day out. Open from 1st April go whizzing down their slides, build castles in their massive sandpit, bounce in their bouncy barn, or pedal around the animal pens on their go-karts!

You can feed the meerkats, bottle feed their lambs (seasonal) or feed the animals some tasty treats! There’s a jam-packed day awaiting the whole family when you book to visit!

Location: Edinburgh Rd, Dumfries DG1 1SE
Telephone: 01387 254445


the cocoa bean company

Extensive play areas both inside and outdoors, large café area and purpose built chocolate workshops complete with glass viewing walls.

As well as the visitor areas, The Cocoabean Company is also home to a fully functioning factory. They produce a wide range of luxury chocolates and confectionery; all hand crafted using traditional methods, to the highest standards.

Location: Ashland, Twynholm, Kirkcudbright DG6 4NP
Telephone: 01557 860608

ernespie farm

Ernespie is a working farm, but there’s fun for the whole family as far as the eye can see – Busy Bee indoor soft play, outdoor play with a zip wire, tractor rides, Cresta slide, Peddle Karts, and bouncy cushions.

Farmhouse Kitchen for locally sourced scrummy food that’s all made by them.

Will you stare longer at the views or their homemade cakes?

Location: Old Military Rd, Castle Douglas DG7 3JG
Telephone: 01556 502773


Galloway Activity Centre

Situated on the banks of Loch Ken in South West Scotland. This award-winning outdoor activities centre caters for families, individuals and groups. Their website offers details of services & facilities including activities, courses & equipment hire.

Location: Shirmers Bridge, Castle Douglas DG7 3NQ
Telephone: 01556 502011

day trip to belfast

Enjoy a day trip to Belfast from Cairnryan. There’s plenty to see and do, from shopping at Victoria Square and St George’s Market, to visiting one of the world’s leading tourist attractions Titanic Belfast® at the Titanic Quarter.  Or travel further afield and explore Queen’s University, Botanic Gardens or unlock the secrets at Crumlin Road Gaol?  Whatever you choose to do, Belfast is the perfect place for a fun day away.

Mountain biking

The 7stanes are world-class mountain biking centres that span the south of Scotland. Their award-winning trails offer some of the best mountain biking in the country and attract riders from across the UK and beyond.


If you feel like some peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings, Dumfries and Galloway has some excellent spots for freshwater or sea angling.


With a choice of 28 golf courses in the region you are spoilt for choice. From picturesque 9 hole courses, to  the challenge of 18 hole links and parkland courses, Dumfries and Galloway is a haven for golfers.