Trekster - Member
I know it is a "bikey thing" but you could cycle down to Caerlaverock Castle and the Wildfowl Trust site if you are staying in Dumfries, would be approx 15ml easy round trip.
My family and I visited the Wildfowl Trust site back in April and were really disappointed. One of the volunteers seemed puzzled that we'd made the trip and genuinely told us that there was nothing to see. So we had a walk around, and he was right, very little there. (We've got a yearly membership being close to the Llanelli site, where there are always hundreds of wildfowl and waders.)
Bunnyhop, if you've got kids Mabie Farm Park was fun.
And loving the fact that it takes 9 posts for anyone to suggest anything in Dumfries itself and it's a sarcastic post about fighting et al!