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5 ways to holiday in South West Scotland


Our parks in South West Scotland are the perfect places to dive into one of the country’s most dynamic regions. We have locations in Dumfriesshire and Ayrshire that we know you'll love!

Whether you’re looking for chilled-out relaxation, great days out, or something a little different, South West Scotland could be home to your perfect UK holiday destination. Across Queensberry Bay and Viewfield Manor there is something to suit all needs, party sizes, and budgets, discover 5 different ways you can holiday in South West Scotland.




1. Fun-filled family time

Viewfield Manor Leisure park is the place to be if you're looking for entertainment perfect for the whole family. To view our exciting 2024 entertainment schedule click here!

Our resident foxes, Vinnie and Violet, are sure to bring a smile to your child’s face! Join them for non-stop fun including games, dancing, competitions, and of course, lots of prizes when you join us for a party in the playden!

Don’t worry grown-ups, we haven’t forgotten about you. Our dazzling evening entertainment includes talented vocalists, hilarious comedy shows and cash prize bingo (18+)!

Entertainment at Viewfield Manor

2. Romantic couples retreat

We couldn't think of anything better than spending some quality time with your loved one on a special couples getaway. If you're looking for a peaceful getaway, our parks in South West Scotland are great options!

Viewfield Manor is the perfect option for couples who want a tranquil countryside getaway. With bounties of the Scottish countryside at its doorstep including historic attractions, thriving market towns, beaches and world-famous sporting locations there are plenty of relaxing days out. The breath-taking countryside location is perfect for sitting back, relaxing and enjoying quality time with your loved one. 

Queensberry Bay is the perfect option for couples who want to take in the stunning Scottish Coast. Our site is right by the breathtaking Powfoot beach, which is the perfect place to go for a romantic seaside walk! There are few holiday parks that can boast such spectacular surroundings, so make sure you check out everything to do locally.



Queensberry Bay beach

3. A break with your four-legged friend

Why leave them behind, when you can bring them along to enjoy a fantastic holiday? Both of our parks in South West Scotland have a range of pet-friendly accommodation to cater to you and your pet, from budget-friendly caravans to luxurious lodges. Plus, all of our holiday parks offer dog-friendly dining, meaning the whole family can enjoy a delicious meal and drinks together.

Viewfield Manor is the perfect place to bring along your pooch thanks to our brand new dog exercise park! With lovely surroundings and fun interactive obstacles such as tyres for your furry friend to jump through, it's sure to get their tails wagging!

4. Local days out

Queensberry Bay boasts the perfect mix of spectacular surroundings and great local days out!

Go stargazing in galloway forest park! This impressive forest park boasts tranquil valleys within heather clad hills and rugged rock faces. There are a multitude of walking routes for you to enjoy and of course, having been named as the UK’s first Dark Skies park, there are great stargazing opportunities. Stargazers have been known to witness the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights as it is more commonly known. 

Looking to take in a real piece of history? The Ruthwell Cross is a breathtaking and elaborate Anglo-Saxon monumental sculpture. Situated within the Ruthwell Church near Dumfries, it features inscriptions in both the Latin and runic alphabet, and is inscribed with one of the largest figurative inscriptions on any surviving cross of its kind.

Want to explore more days out in Dumfriesshire? Click here.

5. Save it for a rainy day

We can’t always predict the weather in Britain. Whilst you don’t have to let the rain stop you from getting out and exploring, there might be some days where you look out the window and think: not today.


Viewfield Manor Leisure Park is perfectly suited for indoor fun, we have a whole host of indoor facilities to keep you entertained:

  • Splash, swim, and play in our heated indoor swimming pool
  • Enjoy a tasty meal in our Bar and Restaurant
  • Have a blast in our games room
  • Relax in our sauna 
Gym facilities at Viewfield Manor

So now you know more about our parks, which is your perfect getaway? 

Remember, you can also mix and match your holiday activities. Maybe on one day, you’d like to get out there and explore, and the next, you fancy a lazy day relaxing in the pool. Our parks provide a variety of accommodation, facilities, and activities to suit whatever holiday mood you're in.

Ready to visit us? Click here to book your break, or call our friendly Holidays Team on 03300 535 524.

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