Cocoa Bean Company Chocolate Factory
Grown ups and children alike will appreciate the Cocoa Bean Company Chocolate Factory at Twynholm, which runs excellent hands on workshops and has a huge indoor slide, outdoor adventure playground and cafe.
Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre
Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre (locally made award winning ice cream) – with loads of activities from karts, slides, rides, and a woodland adventure playground to farm tours and ice cream experience events near Gatehouse of Fleet.
Gem Rock Museum
The Gem Rock Museum at Creetown is a huge favourite with our children. It houses one of the finest collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in the UK.
Logan Fish Pond
Logan Fish Pond, located at Port Logan was once the Victorian larder stocked with fish of the nearby Logan House. It is now a fascinating marine life visitor centre.
Galloway Activity Centre
Galloway Activity Centre situated on the banks of Loch Ken in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway offers an excellent selection of outdoor activities – kayaking, canoeing, archery, outdoor laser quest, climbing/abseiling, windsurfing and even wobble boarding.
Close to Gatehouse of Fleet, this outdoor activity centre provides exhilarating and wacky activities for kids and grown up kids alike from grass sledging, mountain balling and mountain boarding to segway tours, archery and the newly launched zip wire. Spanning some 820 metres, it lays claim to being the UK’s longest zip wire.
Locally, there is pony trekking at Lochnaw Home Farm, near Leswalt. In addition, there is an indoor riding arena at Terally, 30 minutes drive to the south and Corsewall has an Edwardian stable block to house any visiting horses or ponies.