Facilities On Park
We have two children’s play areas on the Park:
- An assault course and covered play area for older children
- A younger children’s play area (for age to about 7).
All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Children’s Activities around Kippford
Within the local area there are countless activities to keep the children occupied. Below are just a few…
Gorsebank Bike Hire (Dalbeattie DG5 4QT, 1.4 miles)
Situated next to Dalbeattie mountain bike trails – Gorsebank 7 Stanes bike hire have a range of cycles for adults, children and juniors. They are open all year round, 7 days a week, from 9am – 5pm (3pm for same day hire). All hires include helmet & spares kit.
Mabie Farm Park (Mabie DG2 8EZ, 15.9 miles)
Nestled beneath the magniﬁcent Mabie Forest with views over the Solway Firth, Mabie Farm Park is original farm fun that’s delightful for all ages in all types of weather! Activities include animal feeding, donkey rides, an indoor play barn, boating pond, go karts and quad bikes.
The CocoaBean Company (Twynholm DG6 4NP, 17.5 miles)
A great family day out! With chocolate workshops, cafe, indoor and outdoor play areas, and chocolate factory shop, it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.
Galloway Activity Centre (Parton DG7 3NQ, 19.6 miles)
Galloway Activity Centre occupies a stunning location on the banks of Loch Ken catering for families, groups and individuals. It offers a wide range of water and land based activities including sailing, windsurfing, laser tag, archery, climbing and a zip wire.
Dalscone Farm Fun (Dumfries DG1 1SE, 19.7 miles)
With a large indoor soft play centre and exciting outdoor play areas too, Dalscone has everything you and your kids need for a great day out – rain or shine! It’s a great chance to meet the farm animals too. And if you’re feeling peckish the Dalscone Diner sells lots of delicious food.
Cream o’ Galloway (Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2DR, 23.5 miles)
Indulge in luxurious dairy ice cream, tuck into tasty ethical dairy cheeses and enjoy lots and lots of deliciously good fun at its award winning visitor centre. It also has a woodland adventure playground and miles of beautiful walks and nature trails to explore in Galloway’s scenic countryside.
Brighouse Bay Trecking Centre (Borgue DG6 4TS, 25.2 miles)
Brighouse Bay offers trekking, hacking and tuition on trustworthy native ponies from experienced and qualified staff. Most of their ponies are Highlands and Fells – sure footed and safe ponies who instil confidence in their rider.
Dino Park and Soft Play (Carrutherstown DG1 4JX, 27.8 miles)
Step back in time and discover some of the dinosaurs that roamed the earth 65 million years ago. Once you sneak past T-rex you can dig for fossils, have fun on the Bouncy Dinosaur and explore the Tree House Play area and the enchanted woodland.