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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Gatehouse of Fleet

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 110 fun things to do in Gatehouse of Fleet for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, parks and playgrounds and indoor and soft play areas.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 69 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Gatehouse of Fleet day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Gatehouse of Fleet with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Ruins of Cardoness Castle in Gatehouse of Fleet

    Cardoness Castle

    Gatehouse of Fleet

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Cardoness Castle Highlights include the tower house, which is a well preserved example of a 15th century Scottish nobleman's residence, plus The Hall...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 0.4 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  2. Kids jumping at Cream o Galloway in Castle Douglas

    Cream o Galloway

    Castle Douglas

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme Parks and Funfairs

    Cream o Galloway welcomes every member of the family, from 8 months to 88 years old! There's action and adventure for big kids with the adrenaline pu...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 2.7 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  3. People on zip line at Laggan Outdoor in Castle Douglas

    Laggan Outdoor

    Castle Douglas

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    If your little action stars can’t sit still, they don’t have to with zip wires, waterballing and grass sledging! Laggan Outdoor is the fitness kick f...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3.8 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  4. People with horses at Lochhill Equestrian Centre in Castle Douglas

    Lochhill Equestrian Centre

    Castle Douglas

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    BHS approved Lochhill Equestrian Centre was established is set in beautiful countryside and offers a wide range of equestrian services for all abilit...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  5. Kids with chocolate mustaches at The Cocoa Bean Company in Twynholm

    The Cocoa Bean Company

    Twynholm

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The Cocoa Bean Company is a interactive, child friendly workshops, kids make and decorate chocolate slabs, marshmallow treats and shaky shape animals...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  6. Brighouse Bay Trekking

    Brighouse Bay Trekking

    Kirkcudbright

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Brighouse Bay Trekking offer trekking, hacking and tuition on a variety of well mannered mounts. Lessons are available from 7 years upwards on trustw...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 6.2 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  7. Exhibition room at Creetown Gem Rock Museum in Newton Stewart

    Creetown Gem Rock Museum

    Newton Stewart

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The Creetown Gem Rock Museum is the leading independent museum of its kind in the UK and is renowned worldwide. Owned and run by the Stephenson famil...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.7 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  8. Lake by Threave Castle in Castle Douglas

    Threave Castle

    Castle Douglas

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Threave Castle On an island in the River Dee stands Threave Castle, a massive 14th century tower built by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway. The s...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  9. Beach at Garlieston Beach and Wigtown Bay in Newton Stewart

    Garlieston Beach and Wigtown Bay

    Newton Stewart

    BeachesBeaches

    Garlieston Beach and Wigtown Bay plus Rigg Bay also known as Cruggleton Bay are all set within the vast grounds of Galloway House and Gardens. The bu...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  10. Outside view of Kirroughtree Visitor Centre in Dumfries

    Kirroughtree Visitor Centre

    Dumfries

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Come and see how artists have been inspired by Galloway Forest Park! The sculptures are found throughout the park and are waiting to be discovered; s...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  11. Off-road biker at 7stanes Kirroughtree in Newton Stewart

    7stanes Kirroughtree

    Newton Stewart

    CyclingCycling

    7stanes Kirroughtree was Winner of the MBR Trail of the Year in 2010, and is also a favourite family venue with a wide range of trails, a seasonal ca...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  12. Map and booklet for The Castle Douglas Treasure Trail

    The Castle Douglas Treasure Trail

    Castle Douglas

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The clear directions on the Castle Douglas self guided themed Treasure Trail, will lead you on an intriguing walk of discovery. The whole family, fro...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 11.1 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  13. A group of kids playing the watersports activities at Galloway Activity Centre

    Galloway Activity Centre

    Castle Douglas

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    The Galloway Activity Centre is situated on the glorious banks of Loch Ken and offers a vast range of outdoor activities and accommodation ideal for...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 11.4 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  14. Hut at Whithorn Cradle of Christianity in Newton Stewart

    Whithorn Cradle of Christianity

    Newton Stewart

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Whithorn Cradle of Christianity Founded by St. Ninian in the 5th century this is the site of the first Christian church in Scotland, later becoming t...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 13.7 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  15. Stag at Red Deer Range Trail in Newton Stewart

    Red Deer Range Trail

    Newton Stewart

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    There’s no better place to get up close with one of the largest deer breeds than at the Red Deer Range. Shh, you’re so close you'll scare off them of...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 13.8 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  16. Mountain biker at Heart-Cleft Stane at 7stanes Dalbeattie

    7stanes Dalbeattie

    Dalbeattie

    CyclingCycling

    7stanes Dalbeattie is defined by the granite in the area and with a broad range of mountain biking trails on offer you can look forward to a great ex...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 14.7 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  17. Alpaca at Monreith Animal World in Newton Stewart

    Monreith Animal Park

    Newton Stewart

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Monreith Animal Park has animals for all tastes from the cute and cuddly to the big and ugly! Their range of pleasingly recognisable animals include...

    1 star rating Rating 1/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 17.1 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  18. Mountain biker at 7stanes Glentrool in Newton Stewart

    7stanes Glentrool

    Newton Stewart

    CyclingCycling

    7stanes Glentrool is a mountain biking trail with a wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides and with a Visitors Centre and local bike hire. Set in...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 20.4 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  19. Superhero characters at entrance of Mabie Farm Park in Dumfries

    Mabie Farm Park

    Dumfries

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Zoom down an astro slide and hop aboard the Choo Choo express at Mabie Farm Park. At a farm with animals and activities galore your family can go qua...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 24 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet
  20. Ice hockey training at Dumfries Ice Bowl

    Dumfries Ice Bowl

    Dumfries

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    At Dumfries Ice Bowl the facilities here include the main Ice Pad (a whopping 56 x 29m) for Skating and Ice Hockey plus a 6 rink curling pad, so ther...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 26 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet

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