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Dumfries & Galloway: Use Services

You can help to reduce waste by making use of the wide range of services that are available. Select the options below to find out about buying gift vouchers and experiences instead of presents, or to find out how you can hire a wide range of household items.



Gift Vouchers & Experiences

‘Low’ or ‘no’ waste presents such as the gift vouchers or gift experiences suggested below can be good alternatives to large, packaged presents.

Health & Beauty Salons

Jacquie's Health & Beauty

34 Whitesands, Dumfries, DG1 2RS
Tel: 01387 269077

Sell gift vouchers.


9 Glen Street, Stranraer, DG9 7EP
Tel: 01776 705910

Sell gift vouchers.

Imagination Beauty Therapy

30 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart,
Wigtownshire, DG8 6BT
Tel: 01671 403246

Sell gift vouchers.

Therapy, Health and Beauty

8 Maxwell Street, Dalbeattie, DG5 4AQ
Tel: 01556 612222

Sell gift vouchers.


53 English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2BU
Tel: 01387 250912

Sell gift vouchers.

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Leisure Activities

Annan Swimmming Pool

St John's Road, Annan, DG12 6AP
Tel: 01461 204773


Castle Douglas Sports Centre

Castle Douglas High School, Dunmuir Road,
Castle Douglas, DG7 1LQ
Tel: 01556 502521


Castle Douglas Swimming Pool

Castle Douglas Swimming Pool & Leisure Suite,
Market Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1BE
Tel: 01556 502745


Dalbeattie Sports Centre

Dalbeattie High School, Haugh Road,
Dalbeattie, DG5 4AR
Tel: 01556 502521


Dumfries Ice Bowl

King Street, Dumfries, DG2 0LD
Tel: 01387 251300


Dumfries Swimming Pool

Greensands, Dumfries, DG1 2AX
Tel: 01387 252908


Eskdale Sports and Leisure Centre

Eskdale Sports and Leisure Centre, Thomas Telford Road, Langholm, DG13 AHP
Tel: 0131 5556000


Everholm Sports Center

Battery Street, Annan, DG12 5AA
Tel: 01461 205874


Kirkcudbright Sports Centre

Kirkcudbright Academy, St Mary's Wynd,
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JN
Tel: 01557 331281


Merrick Swimming Pool

Crosbie Road, Newton Stewart
Tel: 01671 404301


Newington Sports & Leisure Centre

Shawhill Road, Annan, DG12 6JY
Tel: 01461 201079


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Days Out

Drumlanrig Castle

Thornhill, DG3 4AQ
Tel: 01848 331 555


Mersehead Nature Reserve

Southwick, Dumfries, DG2 8AH
Tel: 01387 780 579


Bladnoch Distillery Visitor Centre

Bladnoch, Wigtown, DG8 9AB
Tel: 01988 402 605


Logan Botanic Gardens

Logan nr. Stranraer, DG8 9AB
Tel: 01776 860 231


Mabie Farm Park

Burnside Farm, Mabie, Dumfries, DG2 8EZ
Tel: 01387 259 666


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Cinema Tickets

Odeon Cinema

Shakespear Square, Dumfries, DG1 2JJ
Tel: 0871 2244007


Ladystreet Cinema

Moat Road, Annan, DG12 5DE
Tel: 01461 206901


Robert Burns Centre

Mill Road, Dumfries, DG2 7BE
Tel: 01387 263666


Cinema Newton Stewart

33 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NL
Tel: 01671 403333


Rex Cinema & Bingo Club

Bridge St, Lockerbie, DG11 2HE
Tel: 01576 202547



Theatre Tickets

Royal Guild of Players

66/68 Shakespeare Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JH
Tel: 01387 254209


Lochside Theatre

Lochside Road, Castle Douglas, DG7 1EU
Tel: 01556 504506


Theatre Tokens

Tel: 020 7240 8800

Can be used at theatres across Scotland.

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Music or Book Vouchers


113-121 King Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1LZ
Tel: 01556 502446



3 Castle Street, Stranraer, DG9 7RR
Tel: 01776 702761



165-171 High Street, Dumfries, DG1 2RD
Tel: 01387 252880


Ottakar's Bookstore

79-83 High Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JB
Tel: 01387 254288



Unit 19, The Loreburne Centre, Dumfries, DG1 2BD
Tel: 01387 254199


National Book Tokens

Database of bookshops that sell book tokens.

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Hire Shops

In many instances hiring items such as videos, tools, glasses, clothes or books makes more sense than buying brand new, and can help to reduce waste.

Cycle Hire

Grierson & Graham Ltd

10 Academy St, Dumfries, DG1 1BY
Tel: 01387 259483


Wheels Fargo

20 Hobart Tce, Eastriggs, Annan, DG12 6QB
Tel: 01461 700069


Nithsdale Cycle Centre

38-46 Brooms Road, Dumfries, DG1 2LA
Tel: 01387 254870


W. Law

19 St Cuthbert St, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4DJ
Tel: 01557 330579


Riks Bike Shed

Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, DG3 4AQ
Tel: 01848 330080


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Video/DVD Hire

Global Video

12-14 Whitesands, Dumfries, DG1 2RR
Tel: 01387 250997


Global Video

12-14 George Street, Stranraer, DG9 7RL
Tel: 01776 889525


Blockbuster Entertainment

104 High Street, Annan, DG12 6DW
Tel: 01461 205956


Blockbuster Entertainment

9-13 Castle Street, Dumfries, DG1 1DJ
Tel: 01387 267284



29 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NL
Tel: 01671 401200


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Tool Hire

G & M Hire

Unit 4, Station Yard Industrial Estate,
Castle Douglas, DG7 1LA
Tel: 01556 504466


Hewden Hire Centres Ltd

2 Eastfield Road, Dumfries, DG1 2EQ
Tel: 01387 264152


Hire Center

Huntingdon Road, Dumfries, DG1 1NF
Tel: 01387 261199


West Skelston Services Ltd

Unit 173 Ind Est, Heathhall, DG1 3PH
Tel: 01387 256536



Clothes Hire

Tarff House Kilt Hire

Tarff Hire, Kirkcowan, Newton Sewart, DG8 0HW
Tel: 01671 830312


W Glendinning & Son

109 High Street, Annan, DG12 6ED
Tel: 01461 202763


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Dalry Library

Main Street, Dalry, Castle Douglas, DG7 3UP
Tel: 01644 430234


Gatehouse of Fleet Library

65 High Street, Gatehouse Of Fleet,
Castle Douglas, DG7 2HS
Tel: 01557 814646


Thornhill Library

Townhead Street, Thornhill, DG3 5NW
Tel: 01848 330654


Eastriggs Library

Eastriggs Community School, Eastriggs,
Annan, DG12 6PZ
Tel: 01461 40844


Castle Douglas Library

Library House, King Streer, Castle Douglas, DG7 1AE
Tel: 01556 502643


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