There are plenty of things to see and do in Dumfries and Galloway, we have listed just a few which are close to Boreland Farm Cottage, for your convenience.
Loch Ken Holiday Park is a peaceful haven in an area of outstanding beauty with a wealth of wildlife. Wild duck, swans and red kite are regular inhabitants. Adjacent to the park are the RSPB bird reservation, the "Galloway Kite Trail" and the Galloway Forest Park which offers our visitors many opportunities to walk, climb, cycle and bird watch. Situated on the shores of Loch Ken the holiday park is the perfect place for fishing, permits are available from the reception.
The local marina and the very popular Galloway Activity Centre are only minutes away with fantastic facilities for all the family. The Galloway Activity Centre has something for everyone, with wet and dry activities, courses and equipment hire.
Activities include: Sailing, Windsurfing, Power boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Quest, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Climbing/Abseiling and more...
(photograph courtesy of Galloway Activity Centre)
Loch 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.
The CatStrand is located a few miles away in New Galloway and 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 ·
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre is a fun day out for all the family, activities include: Archery, mountain balling (zorbing), mountain boarding, grass sledging, reverse steer Jeep, clay pigeon shooting, and Segway tours.
Find out more... (photograph courtesy of Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre)
The Cocoabean Company is a family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction based in the south west of Scotland. What makes them different is that they hand make and decorate their chocolates. They are lucky to have a team of talented chocolatiers who make and decorate their wide range of chocolate products.
There are both indoor and outdoor play areas, so whether the sun is shining or the Scottish weather lets us down; there are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained.
For more information please visit: www.thecocoabeancompany.com
Cream 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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