Other attractions and activities
There are a range of other themed visitor centres in the local area.
Annan Whisky Distillery
Bainloch Deer Park 'It is well worth the fee to be driven in a 4x4 and have the deer come and feed from your hand. It was a fantastic experience' (July 15)
The Cocoabean Factory where children can make chocolate creations has both indoor and outdoor play areas. Suitable for young children. 'Great place for kids, they can do chocolate workshops. Indoor play area. Hot chocolate with all the works yummy' Oct 17
Cream of Galloway – fantastic ice-cream with a visitor centre geared to young children. They also have an enclosed dog walk in a 7 acre woodland where your dog can run free.
Dalbeattie Museum – small museum run by volunteers in Dalbeattie.
Dino Park - recommended by visitors to Kirkennan for 'anyone with little ones'.
Dumfries Museum During COVID it is necessary to prebook entry at DG Culture
Galloway Astronomy Centre 'Great food and an evening of astronomy - worth the drive!' (July 2017)
Mabie Farm Park 25 min drive away 'Is a must. Lots for children to do. You can also feed the animals and there is a petting corner and the staff are so nice.' (May 2019)
Moat Brae 'the birthplace of Peter Pan' in Dumfries. Here you can 'adventure through the house and garden that inspired JM Barrie and discover the magic within'.
Mostly Ghostly offer tours in the local area