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Nestled on the South coast of Scotland in Dumfries and Galloway, here are 10 hidden gems from the village of Kirkcudbright – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: 10 Hidden Gems of Kirkcudbright

10 Hidden Gems of Kirkcudbright
  • In recent years the growth in availability and
    ease of foreign travel has led to more and more
    Brits seeking holidays overseas.
  • However it often said that people overlook what
    is on their doorstep and much can be said for the
    benefits of weekend break or a holiday which is
    essentially, local.
  • Ideally located within driving distance of
    Scotlands central belt and the North of England,
    the fishing village of Kirkcudbright is the
    perfect escape for a peaceful break packed with
    indoor and outdoor exploits.
  • Here are 10 hidden gems on offer in and around
    the town.

Galloway Red Kite Trail
  • An excellent opportunity for birdwatchers to
    catch a glimpse of the bird-of-prey, the Red
  • Take a specially designed route through the
    stunning scenery of Galloway which includes a
    purpose built feeding station and hide, giving
    you the best chance to view these incredible
    birds in their natural habitat. 

Kirkcudbright Golf Club
  • Enjoy a rewarding round in the picturesque
    setting of Kirkcudbright Golf Club. The 18 hole
    par 69 course provides a fun and challenging
    round for golfers of all standard.

Lake Cottage Kirkcudbright
Cally Gardens
  • Home to over 4,000 perennial plants across a
    diverse range of species, the Cally Gardens is a
    working nursery which allows visitors a
    magnificent place to wander and share in the
    picturesque sights and sounds of the vast garden
  • Lake Cottage is a charming self catering
    Kirkcudbright cottage, set on the estuary of the
    River Dee.
  • A traditional stone cottage with all the modern
    luxury and comforts of the 21st century, Lake
    Cottage provides spectacular accommodation for up
    to 7 people.
  • This lakeside self-catering cottage is a true
    Kirkcudbright hidden gem.

Mountain Biking
  • Kirkcudbright benefits from five local mountain
    biking centres offering specially calculated bike
    trails throughout Dumfries and Galloway.
  • With vast rolling countryside and tracks galore,
    Kirkcudbright is the ideal location for the
    biking enthusiast.

Barmagachan Trout Fishery
  • The 5 acre loch at Barmagachan Trout Fishery
    provides ample opportunity for anglers of all
    sorts to catch a wide selection of Rainbow,
    Brown, Brook, Tiger, and Golden Trout, up to
  • Enjoy catch and return fishing or take home up to
    4 rainbow trout.

Kirkcudbright Jazz festival
  • Held over 4 days every year in June the
    Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival is in to its 16th
    year and showcases a diverse range of classic and
    New Orleans Jazz styles from bands across the UK
    and further afield.
  • A highly entertaining event designed to cater for
    any and all Jazz lovers.

Floodlit Tattoo
  • Held in August and featuring a variety of bands,
    dancers and entertainment acts, the famous
    Floodlit Tattoo at Kirkcudbright is not to be

Mabie Farm Park
  • A perfect day out for the whole family, Mabie
    Farm Park, located alongside Mabie Forest, offers
    a number of family friendly attractions for kids
    and adults alike.
  • Enjoy Dirt biking, grass sledging, pedal go karts
    and a boating pond alongside all the animals.
  • Picnic and barbeque areas are found throughout as
    well as a local tearoom and farm shop.

Maclellans Castle
  • Formerly home to the Lords of Kirkcudbright,
    Maclellans Castle, located right in the centre
    of Kirkcudbright gives a fascinating insight into
    the history of the area.
  • Open 7 days a week in the summer the Castle
    showcases dark vaults, grand halls, secret
    defences and much more
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