In Dumfries & Galloway we like to have fun. And why not? We want you to feel good about, well, everything. So, whether it is high art or walking, food or jazz or books or kids or country and western or poetry or sailing or singing or Robert Burns or biking or running or rallying or mining or weaving or gardening or cycling or tree-felling or baking or growing or dancing or star-gazing or bird watching … there’s always something fun to do for everyone of any age.
Daffodils, rock plants, rhododendrons and flowering shrubs in woodland setting. Pond walk and sea views are all on offer at Ardwell Gardens (more…)
Enjoy retail therapy in the hustle and bustle of this market town’s great independent shops, sample locally-produced food and relax where the National Trust’s gardeners are trained. (more…)
Portpatrick Golf Course, known as Dunskey is one of Scotland`s Top 100 Golf Courses. It is also one of the most spectacular golf courses in South West Scotland. (more…)
Situated on the banks of the River Bladnoch, the Distillery and Visitors Centre has one of the best Gift Shops in the area with examples of local crafts, good quality Scottish woollen goods and all at attractive prices. (more…)
Visit the Castle on an Island – former home of Archibald ‘the Grim’ (more…)
Buckland Plants is a small nursery in the beautiful and peaceful Galloway countryside, near Kirkcudbright. (more…)
The third Thornhill Music Festival takes place from Friday 1 September to Sunday 3 September.
Please check the Facebook and Twitter links for details of acts
The Secret Story of the Solway; an amazing exhibition tells the story of 30,000 women and men who came to Eastriggs and Gretna to work in the greatest factory on earth during WW1 (more…)
First we visit Creetown and the award winning Gem Rock Museum
. Here we all enjoy the truly astonishing display of natural minerals in all shapes and sizes. We also visit the shop, lapidary exhibition, and cyber-cafe. (more…)
Broom Farm Estate, Newbie, by Annan. Off B724. Complex comprises five fly only trout waters stocked with top quality rainbow, browns, golden, blues, tigers and brook trout. (more…)