Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stranraer

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Centred between Northern Ireland, Glasgow, Carlisle, Blackpool, and Isle of Man, this is the only facility for General Aviation in the South West of Scotland.

All General Aviation aircraft are welcome within the rules of the airfield. The airfield is unlicensed, and used at the pilots own risk and discretion. The airfield is strictly PPR, due to agricultural, and other activities.

The airfield is the location of the first recorded fixed wing arrival in Galloway in 1913, and has had a varied history.
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  • August 18, 2017
    We've visited Castle Kennedy Gardens a couple of times. The gardens are lovely with a family trail to do to keep the children entertained. There is a really tasty tea room which serves sandwiches and ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Visited with my daughter (just becoming a teenager) and my elderly in-laws, all who enjoyed the few hours we spent there. Also indulged in coffee and cake which tasted homemade, very nice too.  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Friendly staff Be sure to check out the walled gardens Children entertained for hours by flowers/trees/hills/guided walks/lily pond Shame the dogs could not be let off the lead, but there were wild ph...  more »
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  • Lovely place and entry fee reasonable. Great gardens lovely walks and nice for kids. Good for the birds with bird hides dotted around...loved it
  • 75 acres of Beautiful gardens ponds and a castle. Great place to take a picnic and spend a day exploring. Would be prepared for mud tho as paths are grass.
  • Excellent walking for little ones and older, cakes are great and they regularly run activities for all
  • Possibly the best walled garden in the uk
  • The ruin is only from the outside.
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