Things to do

Agnew Park

Agnew Park offers a fantastic day out for the whole family. It boasts a miniature railway which takes you on a full tour of the park, a play island featuring innovative play equipment, a mini car racing circuit and a large boating lake with a range of boats, including...

The Ryan Centre

Only a short walk from the town centre, The Ryan Centre offers a range of sport and leisure activities for all the family. Why not make a splash in our 25-metre pool, leisure water and flumes? Or relax and rejuvenate in our health suite with steam room, sauna and spa...

Stranraer Museum

Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is now home to Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past. See one of Scotland's oldest ploughs, experience Victorian Wigtownshire through the wonders of 3D photographs and follow in...

Castle of St John

The Castle of St John is a medieval tower house, built around 1500 by the Adairs of Kilhilt, one of the most powerful families in Wigtownshire. Over the centuries the Castle has been used as a home, a local court, a military garrison and a prison. Enjoy a fantastic...

Castle Kennedy Gardens

Castle Kennedy Gardens have something to admire whatever the season. Why not discover the riotous colours and scents in the Walled Garden, marvel at the scale of the two-acre Round Pond full of lilies, or make your way through the magnificent avenues of trees to reach...

Glenwhan Gardens & Arboretum

Described as one of the most beautiful gardens in Scotland, Glenwhan is a must-see for all who love gardens and horticulture. Situated high on the hillside above Dunragit, this floral paradise boasts views across Luce Bay to the Isle of Man and Mull of Galloway....

Dunskey Castle

The spectacular ruins of Dunskey Castle are located along the unspoiled clifftop costal path just south of Portpatrick. This magnificent structure perches precariously on a cocky outcrop, boasting fantastic views out over the Irish sea. Built in the mid-16th century...

Mull of Galloway Experience

At the award winning Mull of Galloway Experience, you can climb the 115 steps to the top of Scotland’s most southerly lighthouse, where a spectacular view from the balcony and light room will reward you for your efforts! For more stunning views over the cliffs, take a...

Port Logan Fishpond and Visitor Centre

Located just south of Stranraer on the beautiful Galloway shoreline sits Logan Fishpond, the UK's oldest natural marine aquarium. This unique attraction dates back to the 1800s when it was first used as a sea-fish larder for the local Laird. Visitors can now enjoy...

Logan Botanical Gardens

Visit Logan Botanic Garden and discover a remarkable collection of unusual and beautiful plants.  A pleasure for all the family, Logan is an exotic paradise.  Visitors can walk through groves of eucalyptus and palm trees or stand in the shade of awesome giant...