Clatteringshaws Visitors Centre (ref 1651)

Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

Business location


  • Price: 300000
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Business type: Other

Clatteringshaws Visitors Centre sits on the A712, in the Galloway Forest Park, 12 miles north of Newton Stewart, 6 miles west of New Galloway. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty dominated by the Southern Uplands as well as some of richest forests in Scotland. The area is also renowned for stargazing and in 2009 it was the first area in the world to be dedicated as a dark sky park.

The village of New Galloway offers a connection north towards Ayr and Glasgow via the A713/A77. The larger town of Newton Stewart offers an easy connection towards Stranraer and the ferry connections towards Northern Ireland. The county town of Dumfries lies 30 miles east offering easy access to the M74 and M6. (Glasgow 73 miles, Edinburgh 91 miles).

The subjects consist of a single storey Café/restaurant and visitor centre with car parking for cars and camper vans and grounds to the north, south and west (to loch side) of the visitor centre. There are 6 picnic tables and several benches next to the café/restaurant, which have southwards view over the loch and towards Merrick, the highest peak in the Southern Uplands.

The property consists of a fully fitted commercial kitchen, servery & customer counter, store, office, unisex toilets. Adjacent to the café premises there is also visitor toilet facilities to include, ladies, gents and disabled toilets.

National Cycle Route 7 also passes by the visitors’ centre.

Council tax band: X, Tenure: Freehold,