The Solway Firth and Dumfries and Galloway boast beautiful natural and historic landscapes, with a bounty of activities catering for all experiences.
Dumfries and Galloway
A beautiful region in South West Lowland Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway is rich in its history, enjoys breath taking coastlines and acres of forest and green spaces. From a book town, a food town and an artist’s town to a dark sky region….Dumfries & Galloway is a must visit. Whatever your reason for travelling to this unspoiled hidden gem, immerse yourself in the multitude of visitor experiences on offer, stay a little longer, slow down and re-charge.
From stunning natural and historic landscapes, captivating wildlife and delicious food and drink, it is all available right on your doorstep.
Eat and drink your way around the natural larder of Dumfries and Galloway. Home to a number of award-winning artisan food and drink producers, cafes, tea rooms pubs, restaurants and food festivals. Explore the whiskey at Annandale Distillery Gin at Dark Art Distillery, or enjoy lunch at the Gather restaurant, fine dining at the Globe or an award-winning ale at the Steamboat Inn.
The history of Dumfries and Galloway can be traced back to Roman times, since when the region has been visited by Picts, Vikings, Saxons and Danes before becoming a battleground between the Scots and the English. William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Robert Burns have all contributed to the rich historical tapestry of the region. Visit one of the many museums, castles, big houses and immerse yourself in history and the stories to be told from the past to the modern day.
Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect place to see amazing wildlife in unspoiled, natural habitats and whatever time of year you choose to visit there is always something new and exciting to witness. The glorious unspoilt coastline, varied terrain and numerous tranquil lochs lochs provide backdrops for some of captivating wildlife experiences.
The region has it all! From amazing cycle route – including the South West 300, magnificent walking, land and water-based adventures to suit all ages and abilities and your choice of links and parkland golf course, such as Southerness – a championship golf course located just 4 miles from The Auld Kirk.
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