There is plenty to see and do in South West Scotland, we selected a few places you might like to visit during your stay at Rascarrel Bay
Old Buittle Tower
Every year over the Easter bank holiday weekend and the end of August bank holiday weekend, Old Buittle Tower holds a reenactment of what life was like for the Border Reivers who lived in the region from the 13th Century until the early 17th Century. The reenactment includes tours of the tower house, demonstrations of horesmanship and styles of fighting.
For dates and information please visit: theborderers.info
Please note that the tower is only open to the public on the dates specified on their website
Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate is home to part of the internationally renowned Buccleuch Art Collection, and is one of the family seats of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. It is also a thriving country estate providing a wealth of exciting experiences. Whether you are hurtling down a hill on a mountain bike on one of the championship MTB trails or enjoying reviving refreshments in the Tearoom, the Castle and Estate is sure to keep you thoroughly entertained.
For more information visit: www.drumlanrig.com
Galloway Activity Centre
Not only does the Galloway Activity Centre offer sailing, kayaking and canoeing, but it also offers archery, laser quest, climbing and mountain biking. Equipment is available to hire and there is a cafe on site. For more information visit: www.lochken.co.uk
Home to one of the longest zip wires in europe, Laggan Outdoors offers a variety of activities including archery, mountain balling, mountain boarding, grass sledging and clay pigeon shooting. Visit their website to find out more: www.lagganoutdoor.co.uk
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park
Just outside Kirkcudbright, Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park is set in 27 acres of mixed woodland. It has a varied collection of nearly 150 animals from all corners of the world, which can be viewed in large peaceful enclosures in natural settings.
The park is involved in the conservation of animals and is part of a breeding programme to help conserve wildlife. There is car parking, a shop and small cafe on the site and all money goes towards the upkeep of the animals. For more information visit: www.gallowaywildlife.co.uk