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This is a great choice for a family holiday with many facilities aimed at children. There are several kids clubs offering activities suited to children of different ages including arts and craft sessions, sports contests and story and song time for the little ones.
There is also a great adventure playground which is a great place for them to make new friends and the amusement arcades come in handy on rainy days. While the kids are off having fun adults can enjoy a relaxing drink on Costa Coffee or a stroll along the coast.
Evening entertainment is also family friendly and may include cabaret shows and discos as well as fun and games for the little ones. There is also a bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a family meal.
Accommodation is in stylish caravans which have everything you need for a great self catering holiday and can sleep up to 8 people. The Forth Caravan is the most budget friendly model with two bedrooms and heating in the main bedroom. The Tay also has two bedrooms but is 12ft wide and has heating throughout. The Tweed is the top of the range model and is 12 ft wide with three bedrooms and central heating as well as DVD player.
Our Top Tip
"The onsite Costa Coffee is the perfect place to relax with a Latte and a muffin while the kids are having fun at the club."
- Indoor heated 25m pool with flume and toddlers pool
- Sunset Showbar with Showtime entertainment
- Tots Stars – up to 4 years
- Star Landers – up to 10 years
- Freestyle – 10–15s
- Coast Bar and Kitchen with outdoor terrace
- Costa coffee®
- Wi-Fi access (in designated areas)
- Pool tables
- Indoor soft play area
- Adventure playground
- Children’s play areas
- Nature trail
- Sweet shop
- Convenience store
Additional charges may apply for some facilities
A choice of two and three bedroom caravans or three bedroom lodges.
- TV with Freeview
- Kitchen including microwave
- Fridge/freezer (except Spey)
- Bath and/or shower
- Bed linen and duvets
- Beds made up for your arrival
- Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area (except Devoran)
- Gas and electricity included
- Heated towel rail or radiator in shower room
- Babies must be included in party total
- Cots and highchairs £10 each per week or short break
- Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
- Pets £30pw or short break (max 2) (in specific caravans only – please check when booking)
- Non smoking accommodation available – please check when booking
Accommodation at Southerness
12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. Some with sea views – please check when booking. All non smoking.
12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. All non smoking.
Caravan with one double and one twin. Shower. Heating in bedrooms. All non smoking.
Caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Heating in bedrooms.
Luxury lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bath. Towels provided. Dishwasher. DVD. Verandah. No pets.
Brand new for 2015. 12ft-wide caravan offering the very latest in comfort with a central lounge. One double and two twin. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets. All non smoking.
Comfortable caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated.
New in 2013. 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. No pets. All non smoking.
New in 2013. 12ft-wide caravan offering the very latest in comfort with central lounge. One double and two twin. Shower. DVD. Washer/dryer. Double glazed and centrally heated. Decking with outdoor furniture. No pets. All non smoking.
Caravan with one double and one twin. Shower. Heating in main bedroom.
Brand new for 2015. 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets. All non smoking.
New in 2014. 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets.
New in 2013. One double and two twin. Double glazed and centrally heated. Fridge/freezer and DVD. Verandah with garden furniture. No pets.
12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Shower. DVD/CD. Double glazed and centrally heated. All non smoking.
12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Double glazed and centrally heated. DVD/CD.
12ft-wide caravan with one double and one single. Shower. DVD/CD. Central heating. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.
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Loudoun Castle Theme Park This is Scotland's largest theme park set in 500 acres of beautiful Ayrshire countryside. The park has rides and attractions for all age groups including the very popular 'Walk the Plank' High Dive Show and the thrilling Barnstormer - a 40m Shoot and Drop Tower which is not for the faint hearted! Younger children will love exploring Dougal McDougal's farm area and meeting the affectionate animals which include goats, ponies, lambs, pigs, llamas, rabbits and small pets! With over 30 rides and attractions, Loudoun Castle is definitely a day out with something for everyone.
James Hamilton Heritage Park has been awarded 4 Stars by the prestigious Visit Scotland Board and is a must visit attraction if you are in the area. The site features a gorgeous 16acre loch offering an exciting range of watersports including Canoeing and Windsurfing. Children and adults can enjoy taster sessions of most activities. The site also has two adventure playgrounds and a fleet of fun boats. The area is also abundant with wildlife and has a Bird Sanctuary.
Just back from Southerness, if you have a young family this is the holiday park to go to. All the caravans are very clean, plenty to do in and around the southernness and Dumfries area. If the weather is what it has been like over the last 5 days it is a great place to take the kids!!
Date of stay: 3rd April 2015
Accommodation type: Dee
Good caravan.the double bed was very comfortable with cosy duvets, enough cooking equipment, could have done with a better quality frying pan but otherwise first class
Date of stay: 13th October 2014
Accommodation type: Minnoch
Nice clean caravan. Perfect for a family break.
Date of stay: 26th September 2014
Accommodation type: Teviot
Lack of lightbulbs,one bulb missing on every fitting.
Date of stay: 22nd September 2014
Accommodation type: Teviot
Very good site entertainment good would recommend to others
Date of stay: 6th September 2014
Accommodation type: Teviot
The caravan was very upto date and loads of room. There is loads of things to get upto at southerness. We are already looking at going back again soon.
Date of stay: 5th September 2014
Accommodation type: Beauly
Very remote but lovely scenary. Relaxing.
Elizabeth, Lisbun County Antrim Northern Ireland
Date of stay: 30th August 2014
Accommodation type: Dee
It was a lovely quiet holiday I beautiful countryside
we could not fault this lodge
Date of stay: 23rd August 2014
Accommodation type: Tweed
Great holiday .
Date of stay: 22nd August 2014
Accommodation type: Dee
Southerness was an excellent holiday park, we will definately be going back.
A great location to explore Scotland from! We did so much, a real adventure holiday for the kids, from Lochs, mountain biking in the Mabie Forest (a must) Great beaches and even close enough to visit Edinburgh from - this is a great park with good pool and waterslide the kids will love!
Great family holiday and excellent value for money. High standard of facilities with fantastic friendly staff who are more than willing to assist.
This is an excellent site for children and the entertainment is excellent.........
Brilliant accommodation and siting of a caravan that pets are allowed in. It makes a great impact on our holiday to have a good standard of caravan.
Lovely site and caravan. New pool is a great addition. Would certainly recommend, especially for young children as near some lovely attractions and beaches.
There is loads for kids to do in the leisure centre so I would recommend to other families with kids. Evening entertainment was really good!! would go again.
A brilliant sea-side location with a great view at sunrise and sunset, overall we enjoyed our stay and certainly would consider returning in the not to distant future.
Lovely big caravan, nice crisp white bedding, all bedding great condition and plenty of it. Nice bathroom. Nice clean caravan site. Great facilities in caravan from TV/DVD/ Digi box and CD player and hairdryer.
Beautiful location, lots of things to do on site however if you want tranquillity you can have that too. The chip shop up the road has the best fish we have ever tasted, a classic taste sensation.
Excellent beach for walking & very clean. Restaurant food vey good value, lovely site every thing you could wish for to chill out. Superb views.