Telephone - 01387 780663

Telephone - 01387 780663

Bar & Restaurant - 01387 780644



All information 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.


Sulwath Brewery        13 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 1DT

Established in 1996, this family run brewery produces a wide variety of specialty ales throughout the year.  You can enjoy a chilled pint and warm pie in the tap room (children & dogs are welcome, you can also bring in your own food) or take part in a 90 minute tour of the brewery itself on Mondays and Fridays from 1.00pm. 



Brewery Tour - £3.50

For further information please look at the website here.


Annandale Distillery        37 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG12 5LL

This single malt Scotch whisky distillery was restored in 2014 after a 100 year long break from production and is now back to its former glory.  Although the new batch of whisky has yet to mature enough to taste, you can still enjoy a choice of 3 tours (ranging from 45 minute to 2 hours in length) of the distillery or simply pay a visit to the fully licensed cafe, where dogs are welcome.


Prices (45 minute tour)

Under 12 - Free

Youth (12 - 15) - £4.50

Adult - £8.50

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!  For those interested to learn how the famous Ice Cream and Cheese is made, there are a selection of tours and tastings to choose from;


Finlay’s Farmhouse Cheese Tasting

Monday, Wednesday and Friday during UK school holidays, starting at 11am.
Adult £5.50, Child £4.50
Taste the full range of cheeses and hear what makes each cheese unique. NB Finlay’s Farmhouse Cheeses are unpasteurised.

Ice Cream Tasting

Daily during weekends and UK school holidays, starting at 1.30pm
Adult £5.50, Child £4.50
Indulge your sweet tooth with a sampling of 10 of the 30 flavours of ice cream made at Cream o’ Galloway. Find out how it’s made and how potential new flavours are chosen.  Suitable for all ages, this event lasts approximately 40 minutes.

Finlay’s Farm Tour

Monday to Friday during UK school holidays, starting at 2.30pm.
Adult £5.50, Child £4.50
This tour will take you around the farm and show you where the cows that provide the milk for the ice cream and cheese live and the general daily workings of the farm.  If you visit at the right time of year you will even get to meet the lambs or calves!  The tour will last between 45 and 60 minutes and will end with an ice cream cone of your choice!  This tour is suitable for buggies and wheelchair users.

The Food Tour

School days starting at 2.30pm
Adult £9.50, Child £6.50

This tour will give you a unique opportunity to see where the ice cream and cheese is produced and lasts approximately 90 minutes.
Get the full foodie experience with ice cream and unpasteurised cheese tasting and a behind the scenes look at the Finlay’s organic farm. See how they are farming in a way that’s kinder and healthier for the cows, their staff and the wider environment.

It is strongly advised that these events are booked in advance, children under 12 years of age should be accompanied by a paying adult.
A10% discount is available for online event bookings.

For further information please look at the website here.


Cocoa Bean Factory        21 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.

There are also special adult chocolate truffle making workshops available for groups of 20 or more by appointment only, suitable for birthday and hen parties etc.


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

Adult truffle making workshop - £20.00

Adult truffle making workshop and 2 course meal with coffee - £29.95

For further information please look at the website here.


Go to top