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Galloway Forest Park

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Address: Scotland
Phone Number: 01671 402420
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I wish I went here in winter instead of summer since it gets darker faster in winter but nevertheless, it was stunning. Had a date with my partner while we were there, so that was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I wish I went here in winter instead of summer since it gets darker faster in winter but nevertheless, it was stunning. Had a date with my partner while we were there, so that was great. Even if we got attacked by plenty of midges since we didn't get the repellent. We took a cab here because we don't drive.... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to the visitor centre which looks really new and received a warm welcome from the lovely ladies in the cafeteria. A nice cup of tea and slice of cake later we set off on a very easy forest walk which is accessible to all including wheelchair users (we met a couple on the walk accompanied by their dogs... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Recommended without reservation, there is so much to see and do and it's all in a wonderful setting. We only had two days but managed to pack a lot in. The highlight for me was meeting the ranger of the red deer range and going into the reserve to feed the deer. Costs £5 each for adults, not sure about... More 

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Le Minier, Aveyron, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

From Loch Doon to the forest drives and walks, this is really a most special part of Scotland and each time I go new discoveries. Campers welcomed and as a dark sky part it is full of atmospherics. Breathe, wander, linger. You will not be disappointed.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It has many trails for the more and the less adventurous but was very good for my Dogs they enjoyed it and weather was nice..

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Lovely area of Scotland with almost empty roads, wide open spaces and something for everyone. Definitely recommend the walk up Merrick for those hardy walkers and at 850 metres it's not to be sniffed at! And also check out Bruces' stone while you're there, very stirring, you can almost see the battle. Plenty of wildlife, red deer, birds of all... More 

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Scotland
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37 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited the Glentrool area of the park on two occasions during our visit and also drove the long and winding route from Stariton to Glentrool. The road surface could be much improved. On the first visit it was rather wet but we had an enjoyable experience at the Glentrool Visitor Centre where the young lady assistant looked after us... More 

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Cheshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Had a disappointing visit for lunch. The new centre is lovely, the staff were great. However, I had a hot chocolate and a sausage morning roll. The hot chocolate was almost cold and the bread roll was dry, flaky and crispy like it had been left warming in the oven for far too long. The Lorne sausage on it had... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stopped off here for a walk with the dog then decided to have a coffe and a bite to eat. I ordered 2 slices of quiche and 2 latte coffee's. I was asked if I wanted salad with the quiche but said no. When I went to pay for the food I was charged over £18, when I asked if... More 

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Denby Dale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We started our visit with the Red Deer Ranger Talk at the Red Deer Range, where we saw the deer being fed and the children had chance to feed them by hand through the fence. The ranger was very informative and it was well worth the small fee. We then spent the day exploring the forest. It is a huge... More 

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Address: Address: Scotland
Phone Number: 01671 402420
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