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The Quay Zone

The Quay Zone

4 Fabulous Zones, One Great Location


The Quay Zone is a Leisure Centre with Swimming Pool, Gym, Studio, Cafe & Soft Play.

Memberships, classes and various leisure and fitness activities available.

Special changing and pool access equipment to aid those with limited mobility.

Open to all.

More info @ Based in Girvan, South Carrick, South Ayrshire.




The Crichton, Dumfries

The Crichton has over 85 acres of landscaped grounds, gardens and parkland to explore and is easily accessible on foot, bicycle, car or bus from Dumfries town centre.

It is free and open to the public all year round and has stunning scenery, enchanting rock gardens and an intriguing history.

On site you’ll find The Crichton Memorial Church, Easterbrook Hall, Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa, a thriving Business Park with over 80 businesses, as well as an Academic Campus.

For those who would like to stay over, Holiday Inn Dumfries is conveniently located on site and is the perfect base to explore The Crichton and the South West of Scotland.

As well as being a stunning location to explore, it is also a very popular wedding venue, conference centre and tourist destination. It is an ideal training ground for those who like to run, cycle, walk, swim and keep fit and is the home to Crichton parkrun, which starts from outdside the Crichton Memorial Church every Saturday morning at 9.15am. The Crichton Golf Club welcomes visitors and is a 9-hole course located adjacent to The Crichton. For children and families there are plenty of green spaces and playing fields too.

Easterbrook Hall is one of the largest auditoriums in the South of Scotland and has a regular programme of events, concerts and festivals and is regularly used for family celebrations and parties as well as charity events and corporate functions.

Car parking is free and there are electric charging points and bicycle racks too.

Keep up to date with What’s On at The Crichton online at 








The Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club

The Barracuda Leisure Club in Dumfries is the Cairndale Hotel’s privately owned leisure club. Situated on the ground floor of the hotel,

The leisure club offers excellent leisure facilities, including swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa pool and fully equipped gym.

Enjoy the facilities of The Barracuda Leisure Club:


We look forward to seeing you here…

The Barracuda Leisure Club is split into two distinct areas:

Wet Area

Within the wet area you will find a 14m fully heated leisure swimming pool, perfect for a relaxing swim or equally as functional for those wishing to use the pool for workout purposes. Next to the pool is the spa pool; if ever there was a place to realx, this is it. Also located within the wet area is the sauna; a wood clad hot room using dry heat to sweat out any body toxins. Side by side with the sauna is the steam room; a hot room creating wet heat using steam vapours, perfect for cleansing skins and aiding with breathing problems.

Gym Area

With the gym area of The Barracuda Leisure Club there are a number of state-of-the-art cardio touch screen equipment from Life Fitness. Included in the range are bikes, cross trainers, treadmills and steppers aas well as two Concept 2 rowing machines.

There are a number of resistance stations which include a Pec-Dec, chest press, lateral pull-down, bicep curl, hip conditioner and leg/leg extensions. In addition to the static weight machines is a well equipped weights area which includes two dumb bell racks, benches and a Jones Smith Machine; this machine allows individuals to add on a level to their Smith workout as its functionality allows for movement in all directions, not just simply up and down.

The Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club is proud to announce the introduction of the new Spa facility, based within The Barracuda Leisure Club. It offers a wide range of beauty treatments, holistic therapies for you to indulge in and enjoy.

A range of Spa BreaksSpa Days and Pamper Packages are available, offering excellent value, relaxing and enjoyable breaks and days out.

Treatments include:

Please note, you do not need to be a Barracuda Leisure Club member to use the Spa facilities.


The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries offers excellent value golf breaks in Scotland.

With a range of golfing packages available to suit all abilities, you can choose the perfect break for you.

With numerous superb golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway, golf co-ordinator Kevin Potts can help you choose the perfect combination of courses that will ensure a challenging and enjoyable golf break in Scotland. View Golf Break Offers.

OR CALL 01387 240286 FOR DETAILS

Your accommodation in a Classic room,

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast (Dinner is 4 course Table d’hôte),

Free access to The Barracuda Leisure Club,

Free on site parking,

Free WiFi,

A dedicated golf co-ordinator who will guide you to the best locations and arrange tee-off times for your party.

For one of the top wedding venues in Dumfries, the centrally situated Cairndale Hotel makes the perfect choice for weddings in Dumfries, catering for wedding receptions of up to 300 guests.

The Cairndale Hotel offers a superb wedding venue in Dumfries for your special day. With a wide range of facilities, wedding meal packages and the ability to cater for up to 300 wedding guests, the Cairndale makes an ideal choice for your wedding.

A choice of function suites and smaller function rooms at The Cairndale Hotel provide a prefect wedding venue in Dumfries for intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions with wedding breakfast, dinner and buffet menus to suit all budgets and preferences.

The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries is licensed as a civil marriage venue for civil ceremonies and civil partnership, facilities are suited to party sizes of up to 150 guests.

Alternatively, you contact the hotel directly by calling 01387 254111.


Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa (formerly Neuro’s) is located in the heart of The Crichton as forms part of the magnificent Easterbrook Hall.

Easterbrook Bistro is an ideal place to stop-off for coffee, lunch or dinner or for cocktails and pre-show meal and drinks. It’s also great for takeaway coffee, brunch and lunch and is the go-to place for a business meeting, a colleague’s birthday, corporate celebration or just an informal catch-up with friends. Afternoon Teas, Sunday Roasts and Crichton Cocktails are a popular choice too!

Within Easterbrook Bistro you’ll find the swimming pool and spa and Neuro’s Spa and Beauty where you can treat yourself or a friend to a relaxing beauty treatment.

Whatever your reason for visiting, our friendly team is ready to welcome and welcome you back to Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa.

For more information about The Crichton, which has 85 acres of landscaped grounds and gardens to explore visit


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