Walking and cycling: The Kirroughtree Visitor Centre and the Seven Stanes, or the many other nature areas around Newton Stewart
Fishing: Sea fishing from the many small ports in the area River and Loch fishing in the Cree and surrounding Lochs
Adventure Sports: Laggan Outdoors
Golf: At numerous golf courses in Galloway and beyond
Painting and photography: Numerous opportunities in the small towns and countryside.
Birds and wildlife: All around; see the pheasants and deer in the gardens at certain times of the year.