Galloway Tanks South West Scotland

Penkiln Farm, Garlieston, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 8AB

What we Offer

  • Drive a Tank
  • Military Driving Days
  • Stag and Hen Parties
  • Corporate Days
  • Gift Vouchers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Battle Tank Experiences

We have an interesting mix of British and American military vehicles: An Alvis Stalwart 6X6 Amphibious Truck; a 434 Tracked REME Vehicle; an Abbot Self-Propelled Gun; a 432 armoured personnel carrier; an SAS Land Rover and a Reo 6X6 truck.

We can cater for parties or individuals (Selected days only). An Ideal Christmas or Birthday present - vouchers available. Corporate and fun days organised.

The Vehicles

The Abbot Self-propelled gun was built in the early 1970's. It weighs 18 tons and is powered by a 240hp Leyland K60 Diesel engine.

The Alvis Stalwart was designed as an all terrain load carrier. It is amphibious and is equipped with constant 6 Wheel Drive. It is powered by a Rolls Royce B81 8 cylinder 180Hp engine.

The 432 is an armoured personnel carrier which weighs in at 15.3 tons and is powered by a 240hp K60 diesel engine. Although production ceased in 1971, around 1,500 of these battleground taxis are still in service.

The 434 is a Maintainence and fitters' vehicle weighing 14 tons. The hydraulic crane can lift 3 tons and was used by REME to repair main battle tanks.

An American 2½ ton 6 Wheel Drive truck with a turbo-charged White Multifuel engine, the Reo was used in Vietnam.

Archery


£12 per person (Minimum age 6)

One hour's session of archery. Hone your skills on the indoor range, then it's outside to put your new found talents to the test.


Archery & Kayak Taster


£20 each (Minimum age 8)

Come and try two fantastic activities with us. 1 hour of archery followed by 1 hour of kayaking. Two people minimum.


Clay Pigeon Shooting


25 Clays £25, 50 clays £45 (Minimum age 12)

Whether you have shot before or are having a go for the first time we can suit the shoot to you. Both 12 and 20 bore guns available. Includes cartridges and tuition.


Off Road Driving


£25 per person (Minimum age 17)

Are you up to the challenge to drive our 4x4 around our specially designed off-road course? Experience these vehicles perform at their best.


Actioned Packed


£90 per person (Minimim age 17)

Clay pigeon shooting - 25 clays

Archery - 1 Hour

Driving 1 military vehicle

Try these three activities for an actioned packed day with us.


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Packages

Full Monty Tank, 6x6, and 8x8 at Galloway Tanks

You will be kitted out in camouflaged suits and given a safety briefing before being taken down to the site in the 6 wheel drive truck. You will be split into 2 groups before having your 1 drive around tank course of approximately 15 minutes followed by at least 30 minu...

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Tank & 6 x 6 Experience at Galloway Tanks

You will be kitted out in camouflaged suits and given a safety briefing before being taken down to the site in the 6 wheel drive truck. You will be split into 2 groups before having your 1 drive around tank course of approximately 15 minutes followed by at least 30 minu...

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Tank Driver Package at Galloway Tanks

You will be kitted out in camouflaged suits and given a safety briefing before being taken down to the site in the 6 wheel drive truck. You will be split into 2 groups before having your 1 drive around tank course of approximately 15 minutes followed by at least 30 minu...

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