The Local Area
near Southerness Holiday Park
The natural beauty of the south west makes it arguably one of the most beautiful regions of Scotland. Set against a backdrop of over 200 miles of rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, tranquil lochs and over 300 square miles of woodland, it’s a region just waiting to be explored.
Situated just outside the busy market town of Dumfries, Southerness Holiday Park is well placed for exploring all that the region has to offer. From sandy dunes to forest trails, you’ll get more than your fair share of fresh air here.
Attractions near Southerness Holiday Park
Not only is there a lot to do on park but there are also a great range of family attractions to try out nearby. We have selected a sample of our favourites that are all within a short distance from Southerness Holiday Park.
- Dalscone Farm
- Mabie Farm Park
- Sweetheart Abbey
- Galloway Wildlife Park
- Cocoa Bean Factory
- Ice Cream Factory
1. Dalscone Farm
Family fun on the farm with indoor and outdoor play areas, friendly animals and more.
2. Mabie Farm Park
Feed the lambs, take a pedal boat out on to the lake or play in the straw barn!
3. Sweetheart Abbey
Visit the ruins of this elegant 12th Century abbey made famous by an astonishing act of love.
4. Galloway Wildlife Park
Set in 27 acres of scenic woodland and offering a collection of animals from all over the world.
5. Cocoa Bean Factory
Don't just eat delicious chocolate, make it too. Then burn off your energy in the indoor and outdoor play areas.
6. Ice Cream Factory
Discover how ice cream is made plus enjoy karts, bikes, slides and rides.
7. Barend Riding Centre
With lessons and expeditions for riders of all abilities, this is one of the best ways to experience the spectacular scenery of Dumfries and Galloway.
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