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.
The Mull of Galloway is the furthest south you can go and still be in Scotland. At the end of a narrow peninsula with stunning views in every direction, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, the Lighthouse Exhibition, the RSPB Visitor Centre and the stunning Gallie Craig Coffee House comprise the Mull of Galloway Experience. (more…)
The Port Pantry in Portpatrick is a coffee and gift shop selling probably the best coffee in Portpatrick. The Port Pantry is family owned and family run and makes a great choice for good home baking and home cooked light lunches at reasonable prices in an friendly setting. (more…)
These historic gardens were created in 1740 by Lord Garlies and are still maintained according to his original plans as informal pleasure grounds where wild flowers and plants have their place beside more exotic cultivated species. (more…)
The oldest working Theatre in Scotland.
The Theatre Royal was built in 1792 and has been in use for most of this time as either a Theatre or a Cinema. (more…)
Stranraer is a port and an ancient Burgh, doorway into Dumfries & Galloway from Ireland and the place where sculptor Sybille von Halem has created a fascinating three-fold sculpture. Start at (more…)
Weekly Street Market (more…)
Popular with locals and visitors, at Kingholm Quay, just outside Dumfries. (more…)
A hidden gem in a tranquil rural setting only 2 miles from the motorway network
Serving coffees, teas and light meals throughout the day. Delicious home baking. Situated beside picturesque Sweetheart Abbey. Well stocked craft and gift shop.
“Good Food Guide” recommended. A seasonal blend of modern and traditional cooking using only fresh ingredients. (more…)