Bainloch Deer Park 
Right next door to Barend Bar and Restaurant! Get up close and personal with some of Scotland's wildlife. A family friendly experience allowing you to see dozens of different species of deer. 

Wild Spring Festival
From the Colvend coast to the sea cliffs of the Mull of Galloway, the sat marshes of Caerlaverock. to the raised peat-lands around Dumfries, the forests of Galloway to the mountain range of the 'Awful Hand', Dumfries and Galloway really does have an un-paralleled collection of landscapes.

RSPB Mersehead
Discover the breath taking scenery and wildlife that's typical of this region. Stroll along the nature rails and use the viewing hides to explore at your own pace.
Spring is particularly magical, when the wet meadows fill with lapwins and skylarks, not to mention butterflies and the wild flowers. You might also see roe deer. In the Autumn, thousands of barnacle and pink-footed geese start to arrive for the winter.

Fancy a round of Golf? Colvend Golf Course is a stones throw away and what a course!. With some of the best views in Scotland you wont be disappointed.  Contact Alan and the team and they will be happy to assist.  

Mountain Biking
Get on your bike! If you enjoy mountain biking you will love this area. The 7 staines mountain biking trails are considered amongst the best in the world, with beginner trails or extreme trails this cater for all strengths. 

The Cocoabean Company
is a family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction, fantastc for kids as well as the rest of the family