We’ve had a look at some of the events going on in the region, there’s so many to choose from but here are some of our favourites…
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park
A Wildlife Conservation Park set in 27 acres of mixed woodland above the picturesque coastal town of Kirkcudbright. The park has a varied zoological collection of over 120 animals from all over the world can be seen within peaceful and natural settings where the woodland has been tailored to provide large and imaginative enclosures including lemurs, red pandas, wolves and lowland anoas (world’s smallest wild cattle).
Dumfries Ghost Walk
Ghosts, ghouls, murder and witchcraft! Join Mostly Ghostly for a terrifying tour around darkest Dumfries. Dumfries and Galloway’s first paranormal team and creators of the new Dumfries Ghost Walk. Be transported back in time to the 14th century to learn about the town’s dark history, with a selection of macabre, spine-tingling tales which will guarantee chills on the most sublime summer evenings – if you dare!
Castle Kennedy & Gardens
One of the showpieces of Galloway, the variety of the gardens creates a magical landscape of beautiful terraces and avenues perfect for exploring on your own, with family or friends. There are events for adults and children and these include Open Air Theatre, Pond Dipping, Bug Hunting, guided Garden Walks and Falconry
Galloway Activity Centre
The Galloway Activity Centre is situated on the banks of Loch Ken in southwest Scotland and caters for families, individuals and groups alike. There is a wide range of outdoor activities on and off the water. Choose from sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, climbing wall, zip wire, leap of faith, Jacobs Ladder, outdoor laser quest, mountain biking and archery.
Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop
Gretna Green has been famous for run-away weddings since 1754. Steeped in history and magical charm, the ancient building of the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, where couples first came to marry, draws you in to its romantic and often dramatic past. The setting for one of the most popular visitor attractions in Scotland,