Castle Douglas - Galloway Activity Centre

About About this hostel

Sitting on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland, Galloway Activity Centre specialises in providing exciting and memorable holidays in a safe and family-friendly atmosphere.

Groups, families and individuals can choose from short taster sessions, full-day activities, certified courses and even instructor training under the professional guidance of their skilled team.

Loch Ken is the perfect Glamping location in Dumfries and Galloway. From Mongolian Yurts to Glamping Domes, a clean and comfortable 20 berth Bunkhouse Lodge to Eco bothies with hot tubs, Loch Side Cabins, Saari Tents and a Campsite there's a huge range of accommodation available whatever your budget.

To more information or to make a booking, please phone +44 (0) 1556 502011, email or visit The Galloway Activiy Centre website

Castle Douglas - Galloway Activity Centre

Loch Ken, Castle Douglas DG7 3NQ Get Directions

Facilities & Services


Open All Year

Reception Hours

09:00-17:00 Oct-Mar and 09:00–17:30 Apr-Sep

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Private Rooms


Bike Store


Drying Room

En Suite Rooms

Suitable for wheelchair users with assistance

Free Parking (nearby or onsite)

Pet Dogs Welcome

Reasons to visit

Castle Douglas is great for the activity-holiday seeker - you obviously have the many activities that the Galloway Activity Centre provide which includes Mountain Biking, Sailing and even Laster Tag.

If you love your Mountian Biking, then a stay at Galloway Activity Centre is ideal with it being in the centre of 5 of the 7stanes mountain biking venues.

Castle Douglas is also great for a round of golf with Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas Golf Club both nearby.

The Castle Douglas Treasure Trail is great for families and is the perfect way to spend a day exploring Castle Douglas in between your great activity-filled holiday at Castle Douglas

The Galloway Forest Park is the first area in the UK to be awarded Dark Sky status and Galloway Activity Centre is opposite The Raiders Road - a top viewing site so you can enjoy the night gazing at the stars.

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