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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.

Featured Attractions

  • The Covenanters


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    Under the wide sky, high on the moors of Dumfries & Galloway and in tombs in its ancient kirkyards lie The Covenanters. These religious people were persecuted for their beliefs by the Stuart Kings in the mid-seventeenth century. Many (more…)

     
  • Ellisland Farm Robert Burns


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    Poet Robert Burns was 29, in the prime of his life and at the peak of his powers, when he came to Ellisland Farm in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (more…)

     
  • Mersehead RSPB Nature Reserve


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    Extensive wetlands, saltmarsh and coastal area on the scenic north shore of Solway. (more…)

     
  • Annan


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    “The historic royal burgh comes alive in the summer, with the historic Riding of the Marches and the skirl of pipes. Stop off for award-winning food all year round!” (more…)

     
  • Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust


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    The Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust (CVCWT) has a vision of establishing a Forest Habitat Network from “source to sea” which incorporates a mosaic of native broadleaf woodland and other habitats. (more…)

     
  • Colvend Golf Club


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    Colvend Golf Club is a testing 18 hole course with stunning views on the Solway Coast, close to Dalbeattie, Kippford and Rockcliffe. (more…)

     
  • Thomas Telford, the man who made travel possible


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    As you drive along the quiet roads of Dumfries & Galloway, over its elegant bridges that span rivers and valleys, even to the land’s end lighthouse on the Mull of Galloway, you will be in the presence of one of history’s greatest civil engineers, Thomas Telford. Famous for his extraordinary bridges, aqueducts, roads, canals and docks, Telford was born in Glendinning, Dumfriesshire in 1757.

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  • Jewel in the Crown, Dumfries


    This popular Indian restaurant is a favourite with locals and tourists in the town. (more…)

     
  • Nikos @ Blackwater


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    Authentic Greek Restaurant featuring mezze nights with live entertainment. Chef,  Nikos, comes from the beautiful island of crete. He has over 40 years of experience working on hotels and restaurants in Crete, cruise ships and the UK. (more…)

     
  • Langholm Golf Club


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    Langholm Golf Course is a scenic 9 hole, par 70 course located above the town of Langholm in the Scottish Borders. No matter what hole you are on, the views are spectacular. (more…)