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Things to do

There are loads of things to do near Viewfield. Dumfries and Galloway is a great place to holiday for all sorts of activities, indoor or out, whether it be watching a show, taking in the nature, walking the Southern Upland Way or if you're a little more adventurous we are close to Loch Ken where there is a host of water sports and fishing opportunities. Here are a few ideas we have for you:

CatStrandThe CatStrand

The CatStrand in New Galloway is a unique Arts, Community & Visitor Centre and it's open all year!
Monday to Friday 10.00 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 16.00
Sunday 12.00 - 16.00

For local arts & crafts · exhibitions · film · free internet access · tourist & heritage information · cafe & refreshments · bus trips · Find out more...

Galloway Activity CentreGalloway Activity Centre

Just a short drive away, heading towards Castle Douglas on the A713, you will find the Galloway Activity Centre. The Galloway Activity Centre has something for everyone, with wet and dry activities, courses and equipment hire.
Activities include: Sailing, Windsurfing, Power boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Quest, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Climbing/Abseiling and more...

Find out more... (photograph courtesy of Galloway Activity Centre)

Loch Ken Water Ski & Wakeboard SchoolLoch Ken Waterski & Wakeboard School

Loch Ken Water Ski & Wakeboard School have a huge selection of water sports and fun activities to choose from, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Banana Boat, and boat rides. All equipment is provided (wetsuit, buoyancy aid and any other equipment required water-skis/wakeboards etc), however if you do have your own equipment please feel free to bring it.

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Clay Pigeon shooting at Forrest EstateForrest Estate Clay Pigeon Shooting

Forrest Estate offer shooting lessons for beginners to experienced shooters and everyone is welcome; especially novices, ladies & children and we have a family friendly atmosphere and encourage everyone to participate. The instructors have years of experience within clay pigeon shooting as well as all aspects of game shooting and have developed a great deal of knowledge and understanding of the art and techniques of shooting. Shooting by appointment only.

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Laggan Outdoor Activity CentreLaggan Outdoor Activity Centre

Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre is a fun day out for all the family, activities include: Archery, mountain balling (zorbing), mountain boarding, grass sledging, reverse steer Jeep, clay pigeon shooting, and Segway tours.

Find out more... (photograph courtesy of Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre)


Cream O'GallowayCream O' Galloway

Cream o’ Galloway’s award winning ice creams are a little taste of luxury with extra feel good factor. Set in the beautiful Galloway countryside Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre offers a full day filled with deliciously good fun for visitors of all ages.  Karts, bikes, slides, rides, woodland adventure playground and more.

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