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Had a drive down from Newton Stewart. Lovely little centre and warm welcome from lady on duty... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Lynne A
Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Visiting the area, stopped for a coffee and pleased we did, a very friendly, spotlessly clean... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Janet H
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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“for sale”(4 reviews)
“craft items”(2 reviews)
CatStrand Arts & Visitor Centre is a unique venue in the historic Royal Burgh of New Galloway at the gateway to the Galloway Forest Park. Gift Shop specialising in local arts and crafts/ Licensed café serving light lunches and home baking/ Outdoor...more
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High Street, New Galloway DG7 3RN, Scotland
+44 1644 420374
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Food rather limited, and not overly ambitious..but nicely served by friendly staff in very attractive gals room overlooking rockery and gardens at this wonderful Arts Centre in New Galloway. COFFEE. very good, and cakes (limited selection) obviously and beautifully home made. GOOD Clean Loos and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karajanaar S
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Had a drive down from Newton Stewart. Lovely little centre and warm welcome from lady on duty today. Lovely cup of coffee and cake and very reasonably priced. Lovely selection of gifts with good prices. We bought a lovely ornamental plaque on a stand and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I called in for information on local self catering accommodation but came out feeling that my visit wasn't at all worthwhile. There was nobody about when I arrived so I looked through the leaflets on display. After about 10 minutes whan I was about to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Molly046
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area, stopped for a coffee and pleased we did, a very friendly, spotlessly clean establishment. Lovely examples of lical crafts and art

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst on holiday in the area we called in here twice. There's a lovely gift shop with all sorts of interesting items including cards, jewellery, mugs, scarves, books and a few children's toys and books. There's a nice cafe at the back of the building...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had tickets to see an artist I hadn't seen for over 20 years, I wasn't sure what the venue would be like and we were intrigued when the ticket offered a supper option. We arrived at just after six and staff took as through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

I was pleased to say that this place was veryaccomadating to me and my dog . A nice little craft shop to look around and nice tea room with indoor and outdoor seating dogs welcomed.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Saw Woody Pines here - fantastic concert, lovely venue with friendly and welcoming staff. Reasonably priced drinks too!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JO R
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Catstrand has a very varied programme of artistes who perform in the small theatre.Coffee shop and shop selling crafts made locally.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mrsvalerie B
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with my mum recently. My dad grew up in New Galloway so we've been regulars to the village for many years. It's nice to have something different to go and see. I only saw the shop which had some lovely gifts, however I believe...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank StaskyH
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