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Telephone - 01387 780663

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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.

 

Laggan Outdoor        30 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 2ES

Only at Laggan can you get a fantastic view of Fleet Bay whilst riding the UK’s longest zipwire!  There are activities to suit all ages here, including the human slingshot, zorbing & off road segways - but you must book in advance to avoid disappointment!  You can definitely make a day of it here by planning your own customised activity day; there is also a cafe and picnic area for a well earned rest!

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Prices vary depending on the activity.  Some of the activities are weather permitting.  Stag & Hen parties are welcome.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Galloway Activity Centre        23 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 3NQ

Based on Loch Ken, the Galloway Activity Centre offers a wide range of water and land based activities suitable for all ages and abilities.  You can plan a day of 90 minute ‘Taster Sessions’ (booking essential) in which you can try out different activities including kayaking, sailing, SUP, windsurfing, archery & mountain biking.  You can then relax at the waterfront cafe, pets are welcome.

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Prices

Prices for Taster Sessions start at £17.50 per person, prices are dependent on the number of people taking part and the number of sessions.

For further information please look at the website here.

  

7 Stanes Dalbeattie        6 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG5 4QU

One of the world famous 7 Stanes mountain biking trails is just on our doorstep!  There are trails suitable for all ages and abilities, whether you are looking to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife, tackle the challenging granite slabs, search for the ‘Heart Stane’ or take part in the annual Hardrock Challenge.  There is a car park and cafe at the 7Stanes entrance.

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For further information please look at the website here.

  

Forest Estate Experiences        36 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 3XS

Become a country gent (or lady!) with a day of trout fishing & clay pigeon or game shooting with Forest Estate Experiences, fully qualified instructors can assist people with all levels of ability.  Stag and Hen parties welcome.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Barstobrick Visitor Centre        20 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 2AT

With something for everyone, you could easily spend a day at this farm & visitor centre, there’s plenty of history and nature to explore as well as the Stickety Lickety Teahouse.  At Barstobrick you can enjoy wildlife & hiking trails, cycling trails, fishing, horse riding and even a farm tour!

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Footgolf Castle Douglas        13 Miles from Barend        Postcode:  DG7 1BB

An excellent opportunity to try out the latest craze in sport, this is the only place in Dumfries & Galloway you will be able to play Footgolf!  The game is open to all ages, booking in advance is strongly advised, please check dates Footgolf is available on the website.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Lochhill Equestrian Centre        20 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG7 2AR

Suitable for ages 5 and over, this equestrian centre has both outdoor and indoor areas for riding lessons, treks & hacks.  Kids can also learn how to care for and ride the ponies.  Open all year.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Supercar World       65 Miles from Barend       Postcode: CA7 5HP

For those with a need for speed, this is a great chance to drive some laps in number of Supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche.  You can even make a day of it and drive up to 5 different cars!  This event is generally held in the Carlisle location (Kirkbride Airfield) a couple of days a month, so check the website for availability.

For further information please look at the website here.

 

Galloway Tanks        57 Miles from Barend        Postcode: DG8 8AB

A unique opportunity to take the wheel of a full size army tank!  Galloway Tanks owns one of Scotland’s largest collections of British & American military vehicles.  Other activities offered include 4x4 driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery & kayaking.  On site catering can be provided if advance notice is given.  Stag and Hen parties are welcome. 

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Prices are dependent on the chosen activity package.

For further information please look at the website here.

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