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The range of landscapes around Gatehouse of Fleet provide opportunities for a full range of outdoor activities.

For ramblers and walkers, there are many options to explore the village, it's surrounding area and the wider region on foot. More information can be accessed from or from

Barlay Mill Lodge is just 2 minutes walk from Gatehouse Golf Course. This is a 9 hole course with excellent views.

Within easy driving reach of Gatehouse of Fleet, there are several other golf courses which also welcome visitors.

The village tennis court is just 2 minutes walk from Barlay Mill Lodge. A key is available to hire from the Murray Arms Hotel.

A public swimming pool is available in Kirkudbright.

Cycling is an ideal way to explore the local area. Kirroughtree is a 7Stanes mountain bike trail centre based 5km east of Newton Stewart. The Breakpad bike shop and hire centre are located here A range of different tracks are available for different abilities.

Bikes can be hired (and repaired) locally and cycling is an ideal way to explore the local area.

Fishing is possible both on the river Fleet and in the bay. For more information and permits visit the Murray Arms, The Ship Inn or Fradam Fishery.

Laggan Outdoor provide adventurous activities including archery, grass sledging, segway safaris or even mountain balling. They have the UK's longest zip wire.

Sailing and other water sports are provided by the Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken near Castle Douglas. They can also organise dry activities.

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