Balloch O' Dee Campsite



More things to see

The Bladnoch Distillery is Scotland’s most southerly distillery. Go and sample the whisky which has been described by a professional connoisseur as having ‘a light, fragrant, lemony aroma and a gentle, unassertive flavour with fruity tones’.


Cream O’Galloway Ice Cream near Gatehouse of Fleet is one of the most visited attractions in the local area. It is an organic dairy farm, luxury ice cream factory, visitor centre, as well as the Burger Barn café. As well as numerous nature trails for walking or cycling you can also enjoy pedal karting as well as many more outdoor pursuits. There is definitely something here for all the family!


The Cocoa Bean Company, Twynholm. The Cocoabean offers fun for all the family, kids make chocolate creations in interactive workshops and can then explore the indoor and outdoor play areas. There is also a café and visitor shop where you can stock up on lots of chocolates!


The Gem Rock Museum, Creetown – Is the leading independent museum of its kind in the UK. It also has a gem rock shop and a Prospectors’ Pantry Café.


Castle Kennedy Gardens, Castle Kennedy – Is described as “one of the showplaces of Galloway”. These gardens are located in truly stunning scenery between two natural lochs and extend to 75 acres of landscaped terraces avenues and gardens. There is a charming tea-room, gift shop, plant centre and children’s activities.


Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan – At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan Botanic Garden, unrivalled as the country’s most exotic garden. With a mild climate washed by the Gulf Stream, a remarkable collection of bizarre and beautiful plants, especially from the Southern Hemisphere, flourish out-of-doors. Delicious home cooking can be sampled at the Salad Bar and wide range of plants and gifts are available at The Botanics Shop.


Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, Mull of Galloway Experience – The lighthouse exhibition is open daily from Easter to the end of October. Climb the Lighthouse Tower -115 steps up -and you will be rewarded with one of the best views in Southern Scotland. There is also an RSPB visitor centre and café open daily.



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