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Fabulous activities in a great location

Dad and two boys 12 & 14 returned to this venue after a great experience last year. We enjoyed a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
matt a
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Excellent day out

On first booking when we saw the prices we were really hoping for a good day out and we certainly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ffairfull
,
Fife, United Kingdom
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Welcome to the Galloway Activity Centre. We are situated on the banks of Loch Ken in south west Scotland and have an exciting range of activities for families, individuals and groups alike. Here you will find details of our services & facilities including activities, courses, equipment hire, accommodation and holiday packages. Choose from: Sailing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Tag, Archery, Mountain Biking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Giant Water Slide, Climbing and more...Our aim is to give you a memorable holiday in a safe and friendly family atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 19:30
LOCATION
Shirmers Bridge, Castle Douglas DG7 3NQ, Scotland
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+44 1556 502011
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dad and two boys 12 & 14 returned to this venue after a great experience last year. We enjoyed a kayak session, archery and laser tag. Excellent facilities and instruction, cheery helpful staff and fun, engaging activities. A Special mention to Robbie and Beth for...More

Thank matt a
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On first booking when we saw the prices we were really hoping for a good day out and we certainly got That! Excellent fun with a large variety of activities. Excellent facilities and wonderful kind and fun staff. We will certainly be back!

Thank ffairfull
gac_lochken, Owner at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lovely review so glad you enjoyed your day here.... Thanks guys. Richard

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across the gourmet burger night at GAC last night. What amazing value for money. 15.50 for a choice of homemade beef pork or salmon burgers cooked on the BBQ with all the trimmings more coleslaw braised red cabbage and new potatoes than you...More

Thank Sjcoopers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great birthday party with a group of 3 - 11 year olds. All participated in sailing, then had a go on the inflatable water slide followed by a lovely birthday afternoon tea in the cafe. Instructors were great and ensured even the littlest ones took...More

Thank Anne D
gac_lochken, Owner at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad the wee ones enjoyed their sail. Lovely review which I will feedback to Alba and Sam. Many thanks... Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon undertaking two activities at the centre. Staff were friendly, activities were well organised and we all had the most fun we've had in ages! Will definitely go back, probably more than once.

Thank Glynis D
gac_lochken, Front Office Manager at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you had such a good day with us! Hopefully we'll see you back here very soon! Harriet

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 10 days, a would have liked to stay longer! I can't comment on the yurts etc, but the Red Kite eco-lodge was really brilliant. This wasn't glamping at all, very nice accommodation with full bathroom and kitchen. Quite small, so don't bring...More

Thank OxfordStuart
gac_lochken, Public Relations Manager at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stuart, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! The stars are definitely amazing here. Hopefully we'll see you again soon when the kids are a little older. Harriet

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights, one in a yurt which was wonderfully cosy! We booked 2 activities, the climbing wall and the big swing. Tash was our fabulous instructor, very friendly and patient and great without 5 yr old. The big swing was an interesting...More

Thank Kimberley M
gac_lochken, Owner at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely review will pass on to Tash and the kitchen thanks so much for taking the time and trouble to let us know of your experience here - I do hope to see you back. Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here camping as part of a small group for nine nights, having already tried out the site for a weekend in May. Because the campsite is part of the activity centre the showers toilets etc. are much better than you would normally get...More

Thank finnsarah
gac_lochken, Owner at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a fantastic review! I can't tell you how much we appreciate you taking the time to let us have your thoughts and I am so glad you enjoyed yourself. We are a family centre run by a small family with some incredibly dedicated...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd promised my grandson a days activities here, with a friend, for his 11th birthday. We'd booked mountain biking, laser tag, climbing wall/ zip wire and wobbly water castle to finish. The weather on the day was a bit mixed. Squally showers with a bit...More

Thank Clachangirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From moment we arrived we were made welcome by cheerful staff, both front and back office, who went out of their way to ask any enquires we had. The accommodation, a Loch side cabin, was clean and very comfortable. The food was wholesome, and hit...More

Thank monty20170802
gac_lochken, Owner at Galloway Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow what a lovely review. Thanks so much this really has uplifted our spirits! Please contact the centre - this is our 400th 5 star review and would love to discuss this with you. Thanks so much I do hope we will see you back....More

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Justine J
29 July 2017|
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Response from gac_lochken | Property representative |
Hi WE have a communal fire pit at the front of the centre on the decking which you are welcome to use. We do not allow fires on the grass by the tents unless they are on a raised fire pit (ie so the grass does not... More
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vbm1461
6 June 2017|
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Response from gac_lochken | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately there is no wood burning stove in the Hill Yurt but there is a small camping gas stove you can use for cooking. Victoria
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