Where Local Heritage Comes Alive
The Gem Rock Museum
Form more information visit their website: www.gemrock.net
These include the development of the Balloch Wood Nature Trail, the regeneration of the town’s Adamson Square, and the redevelopment of the children’s play area.
The Kirroughtree Visitor Centre – Gateway to Galloway Forest Park
The visitor centre is only 3 miles away from Creetown and can be walked or cycled to from the village along a cycle path where you get great views out over the estuary.
Waymarked trails and ranger-led walks to see red squirrels, red deer, wildfowl, special trees and all kinds of wildlife.
Clearly visible from the A75, buy fresh and frozen fish and seafood, and a delicious range of home-smoked foods.
Organic farm and makers of delicious ice-cream, offering nature trails with one of the most exciting children’s adventure playgrounds in the Region and Scotland’s first 3D maze!
Penpont and the Joseph Thomson Project
Penpont is a small but thriving village in the beautiful area of mid-Nithsdale in Dumfries and Galloway. It also has a rich and generally well-recorded history, which includes its main claim to fame as the birthplace of the remarkable African explorer, Joseph Thomson.