Telephone - 01387 780663

Telephone - 01387 780663

Bar & Restaurant - 01387 780644

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All information is correct as of January 2017.  Please be aware that some attractions are only open seasonally, this should be checked on the appropriate website before visiting.

 

Mabie Farm Park        16 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG2 8EZ

Set on 77 hectares of farm land, Mabie provides both indoor and outdoor activities such as paddle boats, grass sledging and quad bikes.  You can also feed & pet animals such as pigs, goats, donkeys, lambs, rabbits & guinea pigs.  There is an onsite tearoom as well as picnic and barbeque areas.  Dogs are not permitted, but can be left for the day at nearby kennels for £7.00.

Prices

Under 2 years - Free

Child (2-16) - £7.50

Adult - £8.00

Concession - £7.00

Family Day Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) - £30.00 plus £5.50 per additional child (maximum of 3).

Please note that bags of animal feed and some activities come at an additional cost.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Cream o’Galloway        30 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG7 2DR

An adventure playground, visitor centre, ice cream factory and farm, Cream o’Galloway is a fun day out for all the family!  The indoor and outdoor adventure playground is built for children and adults to play together.  You are welcome to bring bicycles and there are miles of trails to cycle or walk where dogs are welcome too.  Daily events offer the opportunity to taste a selection of ice creams and/or cheeses made on site, and to see ‘behind the scenes’ at the farm.  Advanced booking for events is recommended and there is a discount for online event bookings. There is a tearoom, shop and picnic area on site. 

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Prices

Tots Under 3 - Free
3-5 Years - £5.00
6+ - £13.50
Adults Just Looking or Supervising - Free

Weekends and school holidays: everything is open. The price for children aged 6+ includes unlimited use of the Flying Fox, Drop Slide and Pedal Karts. Discounted family tickets are available where adults wish to play too.

School days: the indoor play, 3D maze, viewing tower, mini play zone and fairy garden are open. Flying Fox, Drop Slide and Pedal Karts are closed. Children aged 6+ visiting at these times are offered a reduced entry price of £7.50.

Offers can often be found on the West Sound Radio website - click here.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Cocoa Bean Chocolate Factory        20 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG6 4NP

A family run chocolate factory with indoor and outdoor play areas and interactive chocolate making workshops (for ages 2-18).  The adults can indulge their sweet tooth in the cafe and browse the 100+ different kinds of loose chocolates the factory produces.

The site also houses the David Coulthart Museum, children who have attended a chocolate making workshop get free entry.

Prices

Children’s entry to the indoor & outdoor play areas - £4.00

Children’s entry to the indoor & outdoor play areas plus chocolate workshop (including the items of chocolate made in the workshop, which can be taken home) - £14.00

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Dino Park        29 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG1 4JX

Attached to Hetland Hall Garden Centre, the Dino Park is fun (and informative) for all the family!  You can see the dinosaurs, dig for fossils, enjoy the bouncy castle and hear some dinosaur stories and facts in the Dino Den.  A cafe and shop is also on site.

Prices

Under 2’s - Free

Age 2-13 - £5.00

Age 14 and over - £3.00

Concession - £2.50

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Dalscone Farm Fun        20 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG1 1SE

Easily accessible indoor and outdoor play areas including a soft play area, slides, trampolines, go carts and crazy golf.  You can meet the farm animals, browse Scotland’s largest independent toy shop and relax in the onsite cafe or picnic area.  No dogs are allowed.

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Prices

Winter prices only (outdoor play areas & farm are closed between the end of October and the start of April)

Age 1 and walking - £5.00

Age 2-3 - £6.00

Ages 4-11 - £7.00

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Farmer’s Den        18 Miles form Barend        Postcode:  DG2 9AG

A soft play activity centre suitable for children up to 10 years of age.

Prices

Child - £3.50

Adult - Free

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Dumfries Ice Bowl        18 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG2 9AN

Ice rink with public skating, ice discos, Snowtots and ice hockey lessons.

Prices

Skating (Including public skating, ice discos and ice hockey)

Junior - £4.10                        Skate Hire - £2.00

Adult - £5.30                         Skate Hire - £2.20

Snowtots

1 Adult & 1 Child - £4.00      Extra Child - £2.00

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Laser Quest Carlisle        54 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  CA3 8AN

Laser Quest suitable for ages 7 and up and specially built Playroom for ages 2-7.  Booking in advance is strongly recommended, games last 20 minutes.

Prices

1 game - £4.95

2 games - £7.95

3 games - £9.95

Plus £3.00 per additional game.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

AMF Bowling Carlisle        54 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  CA2 4AS

This ten pin bowling centre is state-of-the-art, with 24 lanes, a licensed bar, food outlet, and an amusements zone cram-jammed with the latest games.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Energi Trampoline Park Carlisle        54 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  CA2 5RS

There are lots of different sessions available to take part in with something for everyone - family jumps, keep fit sessions, special autism sessions and disco jumps (for 11-17 year olds).  Prices are higher at peak times

For further information please look at the website here.

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