Book a range of tours and activities which will allow you to become immersed in the environment and activities within the Biosphere. Meet the people who live and work here and enjoy the sights and experiences to be found in the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere. Details for booking can be found under each listing below.
Castles and Towers of the Galloway Glens – Bus Tour
Tuesday 2nd April 9am-4.30pm
Departing from Castle Douglas your experienced guide will take you on a tour of some of the most interesting castles and tower houses in the Galloway Glens area. Compare and contrast the history and architecture and find out how these buildings shaped the Biosphere area. Entry fees to all castles are included in the ticket price and there will be an opportunity for you to purchase lunch during one of the tour stops. This tour is run in association with Solway Tours.
Tickets: Adults £35, U16 £30
Loch Ken Day Explorer – Bus Tour
Thursday 11th April 9am-4pm
Setting off from Castle Douglas you will explore the nature, scenery and history around Loch Ken. Discover how the landscape has been shaped over the years and experience the tranquillity and variety of wildlife of the area. Visit local artist Phil McMenemy who will show you round his gallery and explain how the Biosphere environment influences his work. There will also be an opportunity for you to purchase lunch during one of the tour stops. This tour is run in association with Solway Tours.
Tickets: Adults £25,U16 £20