There is plenty to keep children occupied in Dumfries and Galloway, here are a few ideas for days out!
The Galloway Activity Centre is just 3 miles south of the Ken Bridge Hotel on the A713 and offers a range of activities from sailing, windsurfing, power boating, kayaking, canoeing, archery, quad biking, mountain biking and climbing, instructor training to family fun days.
Loch Ken Water Ski & Wakeboard School has a cutting edge water-ski & wakeboard boat and a highly trained professional team. This unique location offers glassy, calm conditions and an exceptional level of tuition for all levels from beginners to competition level. Other activities include; ringos, banana boats, speed boat trips.
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre is in Gatehouse of Fleet - A fun day out for all the family at Laggan Outdoor Centre, activities include: Archery, mountain balling (zorbing), mountain boarding, grass sledging, reverse steer jeep, clay pigeon shooting, and Segway tours.
Cream O' Galloway, Gatehouse of Fleet - It's more than just an ice cream!
Delicious ice cream, daily farm and Creamery tours. Nature trails (suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs) with puzzles, through organic farmland. Superb scenery, picnic areas, cosy tea room, nature trails, adventure playground, 3D maze, playbarn and cycle hire.
For more information visit www.creamogalloway.co.uk
Mabie Farm Park, Dumfries - Fun for all the family with over 5000ft2 of indoor play area, plus quad bikes, boats, astroslide grass sledging and trampolines. Also, lots of animals, tearoom serving snacks and a large toy & farm shop.
For more information visit www.mabiefarm.co.uk
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park, Kirkcudbright - A varied collection of over 200 animals from all over the world can be seen in the natural setting of the woodland.
For more information visit www.gallowaywildlife.co.uk
Galloway Red Deer Range, Laggan O' Dee, New Galloway - For an enchanting day out amidst magnificent scenery, come and see red deer at close hand in their natural environment. Guided Tours - Sundays - Thursdays during July and August. 11am start. Charges apply.
For further information click here or telephone 01671 402 420.
For more fun for children please visit www.visitdumfriesandgalloway.co.uk.