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Dino Park

Carrutherstown | Hetland Garden Centre, Dumfries DG1 4JX, Scotland
+44 1387 840632
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Very disappointed

We travelled a long way to take my dinosaur mad son here. It had good reviews to we made the trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henrik B
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Average park with large dinosaur statues

We went there as a group to be awed but we did not get what we expected. Its a nice park attached... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Srini J
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Southern Scotland's best dinosaur experience is open. Step back 150 million years and discover the giants who roamed the earth. Take a trip through the Dino Mine, hear stories and facts in the Dino Den, dig for fossils, have fun on our bouncy dinosaur and much more! A great day out for all the family! We are open 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm from 28th March to 1st November 2015.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fairy garden” (31 reviews)
“bouncy castle” (110 reviews)
“garden centre” (83 reviews)
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Carrutherstown | Hetland Garden Centre, Dumfries DG1 4JX, Scotland
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+44 1387 840632
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"fairy garden"
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"bouncy castle"
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"garden centre"
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"tree house"
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"sound effects"
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"value for money"
in 33 reviews
"t rex"
in 9 reviews
"story telling"
in 7 reviews
"well laid out"
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"soft play area"
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"fossil dig"
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"photo opportunities"
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"great fun"
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"enchanted forest"
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"great little place"
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"year old son"
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"friendly staff"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled a long way to take my dinosaur mad son here. It had good reviews to we made the trip. The staff where very friendly but the place had a very tired and worn down look. The few dinosaurs that where there are not...More

Thank Henrik B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there as a group to be awed but we did not get what we expected. Its a nice park attached to a shop and cafe. Nice place to stop by en route. Also has a soft play area.

Thank Srini J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out with children, inside is fantastic soft play area to burn steam off. Outside is even more great with the walk around the dinosaurs 🦖 it has a bouncy castle, outside park and a fairy 🧚‍♀️garden. Also has a wee coffee stop outside....More

Thank Leah P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wet day but decided to go to dino park. Lots to do friendly staff and great clean soft play

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We nearly decided against a trip here after reading some of the reviews...but I am so glad we went anyway. We opted for a joint ticket to access the Dino Park and then the soft play - we felt it was great value for money....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It filled with wonderful things to do it's great for kids and adults would recommend eny time of the year

Thank Emmalouise R
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Visited the Dinosaur Park on numerous occasions, but was definitely more than disappointed following my recent visit with my daughter and 2 grandchildren at a cost of £17. A number of the larger Dinasaurs paint is peeling off and when I pointed this out to...More

3  Thank young5hj
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We visited this place as it is right next door to the Hetland Hall Hotel where we were staying for two nights and I am so glad we decided to make the visit! Our son is autistic so does struggle with days out sometimes, but...More

1  Thank Gnashalou
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day here whilst on holiday. Plenty for the children to see and do including a dino fact finding trail, digging for fossils, bouncy castle, storytelling, outdoor play area and enchanted woodland. The park is well maintained and clean and tidy. The...More

1  Thank Karen07112000
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We had such a short time here but will definitely be back, we were on route to rescue centre to pick up our new dog and thought we would pop in as heard great things. It definitely didn't dissapoint we only managed to get round...More

Thank Blackcar40
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Henrik B
31 January 2018|
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Response from Buncey24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was open.
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Patrick C
1 September 2017|
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Response from petermcwilliam5 |
no for the safety of small children it is not advised
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Patrick C
1 September 2017|
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Response from laurencemcphee | Reviewed this property |
Only>> Dogs for the blind allowed as its mostly a childs
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