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Breakfast at Basecamp

Posted on July 14, 2016

Introducing Breakfast at Basecamp from 8am every morning during the summer. A range of pancakes, smoked salmon & scrambled eggs, bacon rolls, all the usual goodies - and our Amazing banana bread. Yum!

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A Taste of Galloway, Special Food Evening- Wednesday 1st June

Posted on May 24, 2016

A Taste of Galloway - Wednesday 1st June The second of our three special food evenings this week, our Taste of Galloway evening is a showcase of the best that the region has to offer. Using the finest fresh local ingredients sourced from local suppliers and cooked in our lovely cafe with the best views in gorgeous Galloway, we believe this really is the best there is to offer in the area. Our three course menu is £25 and booking is ...

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Seafood Evening with Guest Chef John Henry – Thursday 2nd June

Posted on May 24, 2016

The third of our special evenings this week; this seafood evening will showcase the finest fish our region has to offer. We are lucky enough to have the renowned chef John Henry as our guest for the evening, who will be selecting and cooking the catch of the day for your pleasure. The meal will start with a seafood sharing platter, followed by the catch of the day main served with complementary seasonal vegetables and sides and finished ...

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Raclette Night at The Basecamp Tuesday 31st May

Posted on May 24, 2016

Raclette Night - Tuesday 31st May We'll be giving you the chance to enjoy this delicious Swiss favourite in all its glory. Served on our stone Raclette's, made for sharing, we'll provide you with a selection of meats, potatoes and vegetables, all selected to complement the raclette cheese. It's a chance to get stuck in and have some fun, whilst enjoying a delicious meal made from the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible. The ...

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Kid’s Day of Awesome! Bug Bonanza & Rocket Lab – Saturday 28th May

Posted on May 23, 2016

On Saturday 28th May we are excited to present a day of fantastic children's entertainment! Galloway Forest Park's Dark Sky Ranger Elizabeth Tindal will be running two amazing sessions: 11 - 12.30 BUG HUNT & BUILD A BUG HOTEL Search for mini beasts at Laggan Outdoor with the ranger.  Find out where they live and how to make them a new home.  Please wear outdoor clothes that you don't mind getting buggy! 1.30 - 3.00 ROCKET ...

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Sunday is Barbecue Day!

Posted on April 6, 2014

We've launched BBQ Sunday's every week, throughout the year, come rain or shine, so come and join us!  The good news is that whatever the weather, you can enjoy the barbecue in the comfortable cafe heated by our log burner, or out in the sunshine overlooking the stunning view.  We source our meat locally and cook everything from scratch to make sure the taste is as good as it gets, so from pulled pork to sizzling steak, every week is ...

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We’re going up in the world!

Posted on December 1, 2013

Our new look cafe, complete with even more fantastic viewpoint, launched at Easter time and is busier and better than ever.  We have a roaring log burner for colder days and picnic benches outside for those (slightly rarer) sunny summer days.  Nothing beats having a cup of our top notch coffee whilst taking in the stunning view!

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