Local Area Attractions & Activities

Fishing, horse riding, shooting (including clay pigeon shooting) paintballing and mountain biking on the nearby, world famous 7 Stanes mountain biking trails are just some of the pursuits that can be arranged by the Kenmuir Arms Hotel in advance of your stay.

Mountain Biking & Cycling
Quiet country roads with stunning views of the countryside and wildlife, provide an excellent opportunity to get on your bike and explore the area. The 7stanes attracts mountain bikers from all over the world. www.7stanes.com, www.visitsouthernscotland.com/cycling
Galloway Forest Park
Britain’s largest forest park at three hundred square miles, includes moorland, lochs, from seashore to mountain tops, habitat for a variety of plants and animals. Galloway Forest Park also has some of the best dark skies in Europe – ideal for star gazing. Find out more…
Golf
Scotland is generally known as the home of golf and Southern Scotland offers some challenging courses. With a mixture of fun and serious courses, coastal winds can add to the demands of the game. Find out more…
Watersports
Loch Ken offers fantastic water sports from sailing to water-skiing and several venues are available to take care of you. For a complete range of facilities we suggest that you contact Galloway Sailing Centre. Find out more…
Bird Watching
For years bird watchers have visited the area to experience many species of birds from wild geese to birds of prey. Now we are also pleased to advise that we have the Galloway Red Kite Trail which is proving to be extremely popular with many visitors were these fantastic birds can be seen throughout the area plus at close quarters at the feed station at Laurieston. Find out more…