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Station Park and Boating Pond

Situated in idyllic surroundings, Station Park provides activities for all the family. The park boasts attractive gardens, a boating lake, a 18-hole putting green and a one of a kind interactive water feature called Moffatasia, where children can play all day between the splashes and squirts while parents relax and take in the surroundings.

The boating lake is a real favourite - there's a wide variety of boats available, from kayaks and rowing boats to swan pedalos and the famous Fernando the Dragon pedalo.

New for 2014 is a childrens' play park - and there are lots of new developments planned over the next few months with changes to the pond, the pavilion and the water feature as well as a play area for older children.

You'll find Station Park on the A701 Beattock Road as you head into Moffat from the motorway roundabouts. There is a free car park opposite the park with a traffic-light controlled pedestrian crossing to take you safely across the road.

If you or your youngsters love skateboarding, you'll find a well-maintained half-pipe In nearby Hope Johnstone Park at the northern end of Moffat. Hope Johnstone Park also has a range of safe play equipment for younger children.

Pavillion at Station Park

Opening Times

Station Park is open throughout the year.

The boating pond pond and putting green are open from 5th April 2014 to 28th September 2014. These facilities are open every day from 10.30am to 6.00pm until 31st August 2014. In September 2014 they are open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30am to 6.00pm, but closed on weekdays.

All opening times are weather dependant - please check before travelling by phoning 01683 220 697 or emailing beechgrove.leisurecentre@dumgal.gov.uk.

Boating Pond - Charges

Charges for 20 minutes per person
2.00 - adult
1.50 - young person or adult concession
1.00 - child aged 3 to 5 years
FREE - child under 3 years

Family Boat Pass (2 adults, 1 or 2 children under 5) - 6.50

Putting Green - Charges

Charges per round

1.90 - adult
1.10 - young person or adult concession
FREE - child under 5 years

Concessions

Concessionary prices apply to:

young people aged 5 to 16 years
students
senior citizens

Family Fun Day in Station Park

Daffy Dill Entertainment

Held every year in May, the Family Fun Day in Station Park always has loads of great things to enjoy - from craft stalls and amusements to face painting, childrens' rides, and a BBQ - not forgetting the famous duck race!

More information about the event can be found in the What's On Guide.

Photograph of Daffy Dill Entertainment by David Borthwick davidborthwickphotography@gmail.com.

Lord Dowding Memorial Service

Pipe band at Lord Dowding Memorial Service

An annual memorial service to Lord Dowding is held in Station Park each September to commemorate the life and work of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, who was born in Moffat in 1882. The service includes a fly-past, tributes and wreath laying.

This year the service will be held on Sunday, 7th September 2014.

Photograph of Lord Dowding Memorial Service by Philip Hardy Photography.

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