What To Do

Cycling

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Mabie Forest
Offers cycling trails from beginners to advance abilities.
Distance: 30 minute drive


Entertainment

Dumfries Odeon Cinema

The Theatre Royal
A venue for the Guild of Players’ own productions and for performances from visiting companies. These include: Scottish Opera, TAG, the Royal Lyceum and Wildcat. In addition it is used extensively as a venue for Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, and for Dumfries Music Festival and the Dumfries Operatic Society.

The Venue
A two-floored nightclub and concert hall playing live music.


Family and Multi Activities

DG One Leisure Centre

Dumfries Ice Bowl

Galloway Activity Centre
Offering Sailing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Quest, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Climbing/Abseiling and more . . .

M&D Scotland Family Theme Park
Set within 20 acres in beautiful Strathclyde Country Park. Over 40 major rides and attractions, free access to the massive indoor family complex, home to Amazonia – Scotland’s only indoor tropical rainforest.

Mabie Farm Park
Nestles against Mabie Forest and covers an area of over forty acres. Among the many attractions at the Farm Park we have a Dirt Buggy Track, a Grass Sledging Slope, Pedal Go Karts, a Boating Pond, lots of animals and a 5000 square foot Indoor Playbarn, these are only a few of our many attractions at the park.

Westlands
Offering paintballing, go-karting, quad biking, fishing and clay shooting.


Fishing

Friars Carse
Has on-site private sea trout, grayling and salmon fishing our recently extended River Nith beat for the exclusive use of guests, with tackle storage, drying room and freezing facilities.

Trout and Salmon Fishing
Trout, salmon and sea trout fishing in Scotland featuring maps, tackle, tactics, flies, articles, knots, books and recipes.

River Nith Fishing


Golfing

Dumfries and Galloway makes a great destination for golfers – watch the D&G Golf Video for an overview.
View Golf Video

Colvend Golf Club
18-hole course

Dumfries and County Golf Club
18-hole course

Lochmaben Golf Club
18-hole course

Powfoot Golf Club
18-hole course

Southerness Golf Club
18-hole course

Thornhill Golf Club
18-hole course
Fancy getting away with your golfing buddies? We arrange golfing breaks for parties from 2 to 22! Just contact us on 01848 330546 for details.


Shooting

Forrest Estate Experiences
If you are looking for a friendly shooting ground to ‘have a go’ at clay pigeon shooting, test your skills and ability on some of the best sporting clays in Scotland or to ‘get your eye in’ pre shooting season then this is the ideal place.
Forrest Estate Shooting Ground provides instruction for all abilities and provides packages to suit everyone including families, corporate days, group events and various annual competitions.
www.forrestestateexperiences.com


Shopping

Dumfries Town Centre and The Loreburne Shopping Centre
Distance: 10 minute drive

Gretna Gateway Outlet Village
Outstanding quality and value from 50 High Street stores and free parking. Open daily from 10am to 6pm, including most Bank Holidays.
www.gretnagateway.com
Distance: 40 minute drive


Walking

Forestry Commission
Discover forested walks in the locality

Mabie Forest
Offers walking trails from beginners to advance abilities.
Distance: 30 minute drive