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Galloway Activity Centre

 
Adventure Activities
Castle Douglas

A stunning location on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland.

With our team of expert adventure instructors and our beautiful surroundings. Here at Galloway Activity Centre we specialise in providing exciting and memorable holidays in a safe and friendly family atmosphere.

Catering for families, groups and individuals, you can choose from popular short taster sessions, full day activities, certified courses and instructor training under the professional guidance of our skilled tea

Looking for some fun outdoor activities to do? Look no further!. Situated in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway Forest Park, with a range of fun land and water based activities to do there’s no better place to enjoy the great outdoors than Galloway Activity Centre

Some of the Outdoor Activities available include: Laser Tag and Archery. Sailing; SUP; Wobbly Waterpark and Kayaking. Mountain Biking; Climbing and Zip Wire. Giant Water Slide and a Giant Swing.

Family Activities in Scotland just got better!

With a range of exciting outdoor activities to choose from there’s no better place to take the family than Galloway Activity Centre – come and join the adventure!

The Activities on offer for families include Family Activity Days; Youth Club; Adventure Holidays

Courses also available and these include Sailing; Windsurfing; Powerboating and Sail Foiling

Don’t forget to pop into the cafe to satisfy those hunger pangs.

Activities

We’ve got loads of adventurous activities for you to choose from including sailing, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), windsurfing, kayaking, combat laser tag games, archery, mountain biking, climbing and much, much more…   Book today

Accommodation

On the beautiful shores of Loch Ken, Galloway Activity Centre offers a wide range of exciting accommodation and glamping options. From Mongolian Yurts and cabins to luxury Eco Retreats we’ve got a range of options to suit everyone. View the accommodation here

Waterfront Cafe

With it’s large glass fronted seating area looking out over Loch Ken and delicious home baking there’s no better place to grab a bite to eat in between activities. Also providing catering for large functions, outdoor weddings and events.

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Contact Information

Loch Ken
Parton
Castle Douglas
DG7 3NQ

01556 502011

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Opening Hours

We are open everyday, Monday to Sunday, 9am until 5pm.

Opening hours may vary over the holidays please check with us.

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Loch Ken
Parton
Castle Douglas
DG7 3NQ

Directions

If you’re looking for our location then please see the map, our post code is DG7 3NQ and we’re 10 miles north of Castle Doulgas on the A713.

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