Find my Hotel Break

Search Breaks by:

advanced search

Close Window Close Window
Star Ratings:
Hotel Types:
Personal Preferences:

Destination Guide

View over the Golf Course at Cally Palace Hotel close to a wide range of tourist destinations / sights

Gatehouse of Fleet

Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Gatehouse of Fleet

Gatehouse of Fleet is a village situated near the mouth of the Water of Fleet, ten miles west of Kirkcudbright. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Gatehouse of Fleet was a thriving industrial centre with cotton mills, shipbuilding, a brewery and its own port. It was known locally as the 'Glasgow of the South'.

There is plenty for all to see and do in the beautiful local countryside around Gatehouse of Fleet. Why not try the longest Zip Wire in the UK or go for Segway ride at Laggan Outdoor Centre? Visit Cream O'Galloway and indulge in a fantastic home-made ice cream. Or simply enjoy a short stroll or a longer walk through the hundreds of acres of deciduous woodland that make up the Cally Forest

Gatehouse provides a variety of sporting activities including Golf, Mountain Biking, Fishing and Sailing. 

Gatehouse of Fleet 5 Day Weather Forecast