Adventures on the Dark Side
Discover the Dark Skies of South West Scotland
Do you love adventure holidays? Then why not take an adventure to the Dark Side in South West Scotland? South West Scotland is one of the places in the UK with the lowest light pollution and one of the best places to experience a real dark sky.
Galloway Forest Park is an International Dark Sky Park. It is also home to the 7stanes mountain biking trail centres offering world class mountain biking for all ages and abilities.
Or if you prefer watersports, there’s so much to choose from. There’s kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, even a wobbly waterpark!
Galloway Activity Centre even has activities you can try under our beautiful dark skies, like night biking or laser tag at .
If you’d like to learn about and experience the night sky, we have guides who can take you out and observatories you can visit. Or simply enjoy the spectacular night skies for yourselves.