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In South West Scotland 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.

  • Ardwell Gardens


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    Daffodils, rock plants, rhododendrons and flowering shrubs in woodland setting. Pond walk and sea views are all on offer at Ardwell Gardens Surrounding a private 18th century country estate house Ardwell Gardens is a naturally unspoilt …

     
  • Kippford Classic Car Hire


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    Located near Kippford on the South West Coastal 300 route, we offer 1950's, 60's and 70's classic vehicles for self drive hire.   Great for a special occasion, or birthday gift! Explore the stunning coastline and scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. Fancy a camping trip?   Why not …

     
  • Loch Ken Water Ski School


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    Here you can learn to water ski or wakeboard or just mess around on a Ringo or Banana Boat. There is a cutting edge water ski and wakeboard boat and a highly trained professional team to …

     
  • Moffat Golf Club


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    The Moffat Golf Club was founded in 1884. In 1904, Ben Sayers of North Berwick was invited to design the present 18-hole course. Located high on Coats Hill overlooking the town it is some 670 …

     
  • Galloway Hills The Merrick


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    The Merrick is probably the best known and most popular of the Galloway Hills. This is the highest mountain in South West Scotland and the highest mountain between Blencathra in the Lake District and Ben Lomond, …

     
  • Stranraer Golf Club


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    Stranraer Golf Course is another of Scotland`s Top 100 Courses and was the last course ever to be designed by James Baird. The 18th is called Braid`s Last. The course is situated on the shores of …

     
  • Lockerbie Golf Club


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    Lockerbie Golf Club, founded in 1890, is an 18 hole parkland course situated south of the Annandale Hills, with breathtaking views extending over the Lake District and west to Dumfries. The presence of water hazards on …

     
  • Loch Ryan Leisure


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    Loch Ryan Leisure operate a fast RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat)  sailing from Portpatrick Harbour in South West Scotland. Charters are available ranging from 30 minutes up to a trip to Ailsa Craig, Belfast or even …

     
  • Camplebridge Riding School


    Camplebridge Riding School has a selection of horses and ponies to suite all abilities of rider. The very experienced instructors can offer a wide variety of activities, including pony rides, horse riding lessons and Hacks, …

     
  • Cream o’ Galloway


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    Welcome to Cream o' Galloway! Set in the beautiful Galloway countryside, Cream o’ Galloway is a family visitor attraction on an organic dairy farm, and the home of the luxury ice cream enjoyed throughout the country. …

     
  • Brighouse Bay Golf Course


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    Brighouse Bay Golf course is a championship 18 hole course (6750yds - par 73) 6 miles south west of the artist's town of Kirkcudbright on the Solway coast in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The course at …

     
  • Bladnoch Distillery


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    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 …

     
  • Nocturnal Wildlife Tours


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    See wildlife in a totally different light throughout the year! A truly unique and unforgettable experience could be yours. Prepare to be astounded as we open your eyes to the lives of nocturnal wildlife in Dumfries …

     
  • Craigieburn Gardens


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    Craigieburn is a new garden reborn on an ancient site. A remarkable collection of plants, laid out in classic style over five acres. 'Garden grown' plants for sale. Friday-Sunday or by appointment, and all Public and …

     
  • Historic Scotland - Dundrennan Abbey


    Dundrennan Abbey

    Enjoy the peace of this beautiful Gothic abbey set in tree-fringed pastures where Mary Queen of Scots spent her last hours in Scotland. This was the major abbey of the Cistercian order, which was founded on …

     
  • Dalscone Farm


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    Family fun farm, Dumfries Large indoor soft play area with ball cannons, slides and other exciting features. Coffee shop. Outdoors there are trampolines, pedal carts, go carts, crazy golf, play equipment and more. Farm animals too. Well stocked toy shop. Indoor …

     
  • Cairnsmore Nursery


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    We offer friendly service with a carefully selected range of trees, shrubs, rhododendrons, clematis, herbaceous perennials and alpines. The many varieties of primula, from show auriculas to candelabras, together with heucheras are our special interest. On …

     
  • Torr Farm, Auchencairn


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    Torr Farm, an organic dairy farm is located at the head of Auchencairn Bay. The footpaths give access to the head of Auchencairn Bay. A complete circuit of the footpaths covers a little over 6km. …

     
  • Kirkcudbright Golf Club


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    The gentle slopes of Kirkcudbright Golf Course reward the golfer with magnificent panoramic views over the Galloway Hills and the Dee Estuary. Situated on the southern edge of the town, Kirkcudbright Golf Club was founded in …

     
  • Aldouran Wetland Garden Leswalt


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    Aldouran Wetland Garden is a community run venture in the North Rhins of Galloway. There is a small community garden beside the entrance. Beyond this is the wetland where there is a bird hide. beyond …

     
  • A. D. Rattray’s Whisky Experience & Whisky Shop


    Whisky Experience

    Your perfect introduction to Scotch Whisky... Discover Scotch whisky as you explore our unique Whisky Experience & Shop. Let us guide you on your whisky journey, whether this is your first experience of Scotch or you already …

     
  • Newton Stewart Golf Club


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    Newton Stewart Golf Course is a superb 18-hole parkland golf course with spectacular views from every hole. Measuring 5840 yards (par 69), each hole is unique with excellent greens and subtle borrows. For ideas of other …

     
  • The Swallow Theatre


    The Swallow Theatre

    Scotland's smallest theatre. This 'little gem' of a venue offers an intimate setting for professional theatre, live music, spoken word, comedy and other events. The rural 48-seat auditorium is situated in the beautiful Galloway countryside 3 from …

     
  • Historic Scotland- New Abbey Corn Mill


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    See a beautifully-restored village mill in action and learn about how oatmeal, a staple of the Scottish diet, was once made. A mill was probably built here by the monks of nearby Sweetheart Abbey, but …

     
  • Dunskey Gardens and Maze


    Dunskey Gardens near Portpatrick  has a charming, tranquil 18th century walled garden with plants both familiar and rare. Discover a charming 18th century walled garden that has been revitalised. View working historic glasshouses with fruits …

     
  • Monrieth Animal Park


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    Monreith Animal Park is set in 12 acres of scenic countryside. Open daily from March to October. Hot and cold drinks, crafts and gifts on sale.

     
  • Rigg Bay to Cruggleton Coastal Walk


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    A seaside walk in the Machars of Galloway Rigg Bay near Garlieston to Cruggleton Castle (about 2 hours there and back). From Wigtown and Bladnoch and through Kirkinner take the left fork, B7004 towards Garlieston past Kilsture …

     
  • -Galloway Activity Centre


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    Offers a range of instructor-led water sports and land-based activities including; sailing windsurfing power boating canoeing kayaking blo karting climbing quad biking mountain biking archery zip wire outdoor laser quest Activities for families, individuals and groups. Prior …

     
  • Crawick Multiverse


    Crawick Multiverse in Sanquhar

    Crawick Multiverse is a spectacular artland, visitor attraction and events venue utilising landscape art to transform a former open cast coal mine into an outdoor space that can be enjoyed by future generations. Globally-renowned landscape artist Charles …

     
  • Mostly Ghostly Tours


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    A warm welcome to the home of Mostly Ghostly Investigations – Dumfries and Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team and creators of a range of well-researched ghost and local history tours encompassing everything from Scotland’s most …

     
  • The Cocoabean Company


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    A family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction. Come to the Cocoabean for a day full of fun for all the family. Children can make chocolate creations in the interactive workshops and explore the extensive indoor …

     
  • RSPB Mersehead Reserve


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    Discover the breathtaking scenery and wildlife that's typical of this region. Stroll along the nature trails and use the viewing hides to explore at your own pace. Spring is particularly magical, when the wet meadows fill …

     
  • Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum


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    The Visitor Centre is situated in the heart of the village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highest Village at 1531 ft./468.08 m. above sea level. Robert Burns had his horse shod here when it threw a …

     
  • Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally


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    The inaugural running of the purpose built ‘spectator stage’ in a quarry near Dalbeattie was a huge hit with competitors and fans alike in 2013,2014 and this will return in 2015. This stage is unique …

     
  • Glenquicken Farm Trout Lochan


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    Glenquicken Farm Trout Fishery, a 4.5 acre lochan situated amongst magnificent scenery in the shadow of Cairnsmore of Fleet, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway.Designed by fishermen for fishermen. The water for Glenquicken lochan is fed …

     
  • Galloway Red Kite Trail


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    The Galloway Red Kite Trail (or Galloway Kite Trail) is an exciting nature watching opportunity to view the spectacular red kite in lovely scenery. Situated around beautiful Loch Ken, the trail promotes the population of …

     
  • Claymoddie Garden & Galloway Plants


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    Described as “the most romantic garden” in this part of Scotland and, despite the endless process of development necessary to keep any garden fresh and interesting, has an air of timelessness and intimacy. The garden was …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle


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    The epitome of the moated, medieval stronghold, Caerlaverock’s great triangular defences guard the Solway shore. This site has had a turbulent past. In 1300, its 60-strong garrison was defeated by Edward I’s vast English army …

     
  • 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. Looking to the …

     
  • Powfoot Golf Club


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    A beautiful 18 hole links course, designed by  James Braid, on the Scottish side of the Solway Firth.Set in breathtaking scenery in Dumfriesshire, South West Scotland, Powfoot Golf Course presents a mixture of both links …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Cardoness Castle


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    Cardoness was built in the 1400s by the notorious McCulloch family, as a demonstration of their status. The well-preserved prison shows the kind of reception their most unwelcome guests might expect. Admission Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE Adult: £5.00 Child …

     
  • The Crichton Gardens


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    Beautiful extensive grounds, 34 hectares, landscaped - mature rhododendrons, azaleas and many specimen trees. The gardens are host to any number of buildings and Glasgow University campus buildings. There are large rock garden, waterfall, ornamental …

     
  • Lochhill Equestrian & Trekking Centre


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    Situated in the Galloway Hills with lovely scenic hacks and trecks. Lochhill Equestrian Centre near Ringford, Castle Douglas offers a wide range of equestrian services for all abilities. Lochhill can offer trekking on some …

     
  • Laggan Outdoor


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    Laggan Outdoor is a family owned and run activity centre near Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries & Galloway. Among its many attractions is one of the longest Zip Wires in Europe! NEW for 2015 - …

     
  • Daleside Equestrian Centre


    Approved Riding School offering pony rides and lessons. Also Drop in Crafts eg. paint a horse's head to take home.  

     
  • Newton Stewart Angling Association


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    Newton Stewart & District Angling Association was founded over 50 years ago to provide fishing for local anglers at an affordable price. Starting with just a handful of members, the Association has grown steadily over the …

     
  • Mabie Farm Park


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    A fun day out for all the family, whatever the weather. There is a quad bike track, grass sledging slope, pedal go karts, boating pond, zip slide, lots of animals and a 5000 square foot indoor …

     
  • St Medan Golf Club Monreith


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    St Medan Golf Club at Monreith is Scotland`s most southerly golf course. This 9 hole golf course on the shores of Luce Bay has a very special feature - there are 18 tees!The extra tees at …

     
  • Blackstone Garden Plants


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    Blackstone Garden Plants are situated just outside the picturesque village of Kippford, on the Solway Coast.The nursery has a unique emphasis on biodiversity. The plants are chosen for their benefit to nature and approximately 80% …

     
  • Ae7 Bikes


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    Ae7 Bikes is a visitor centre which is based out on the Ae 7Stanes world famous mountain bike and downhill biking trails just north of Dumfries. Café / bike hire / bike parking / bikewash …

     
  • Galloway Forest Park - Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree


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    Bruntis Loch is a real beauty spot near the Vistor Centre at Kirroughtree in Galloway Forest Park. The loch can be accessed by a short walk on a good surface. This short walk  is one …

     
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens


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    Castle Kennedy Gardens is one of Scotland`s finest gardens. The gardens are a hidden treasure in South West Scotland - a perfect haven for relaxing and exploring. Castle Kennedy Gardens are near Stranraer and extend to …

     
  • RSPB Mull of Galloway Reserve


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    Everywhere you turn there's a stunning view. To the west is the Solway Firth and Irish Sea, with the Isle of Man in the distance.  In summertime, all around you is the frenzied activity of …

     
  • Broom Fisheries


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    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. Tackle shop, weigh room, tuition, rod hire and …

     
  • Robert Burns' Ellisland Farm


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    Discover Robert Burns' family home "His Domicile for Humility and Contentment", built for him in 1788 and where many of his greatest works were inspired. Tam o' Shanter, Auld Lang Syne and Ae Fond Kiss …

     
  • Broughton House & Garden


    Cross the threshold of Broughton House and enter the world of wellknown Scottish artist E A Hornel, one of the ‘Glasgow Boys’. Open to the public from April 2005 after a period of conservation, this …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Glenluce Abbey


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    Tucked in a tranquil valley is one of Scotland’s best-preserved monasteries. A highlight is the magnificent chapter house, with its ornate windows and grotesque carvings. There is also a remarkable plumbing system that supplied the …

     
  • Bellhouse Plants


    Bellhouse Plants

    Small friendly nursery, beautifully located in the Annandale valley of Dumfries & Galloway, specialising in herbaceous perennials and shrubs. By appointment only. A delightfully located new nursery set in three acres near Lockerbie in the heart …

     
  • Joseph Thomson Local Heritage Centre


    Joseph Thomson Local Heritage Centre

    The Joseph Thomson Group manages the Local Heritage Centre in Sundial Cottage, Marrburn Road, Penpont, the birthplace of Joseph Thomson, Victorian African Explorer. The story of Joseph Thomson's  life and legacy is told as well as …

     
  • Wigtownshire County Golf Club Glenluce


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    Wigtownshire County Golf Course is another  very popular golf course in South West Scotland. The golf course is near Glenluce and one of the reasons for its popularity is that the course is mainly on very …

     
  • Easterbrook Hall


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    Full of grandeur with a historic soul, the Easterbrook Hall and Crichton Memorial Church is a hidden treasure situated on the 100 acres Crichton Estate in Dumfries, South West Scotland. The red sandstone buildings on the …

     
  • Mill Plant Nursery


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    Mill Plant Nursery near Moniaive is a small, but expanding perennial nursery based in a delightful rural setting, which also serves as a location for an artist's teaching studio and gallery. A series of unusual gardens …

     
  • Mull of Galloway Experience


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    Mull of Galloway Experience The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most Southerly Point. At the end of a narrow peninsula with stunning views in every direction, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, the Lighthouse Exhibition, the RSPB …

     
  • Walking Festivals


    Lower Annandale Walking Festival Join our walkers for a weekend of walks in and around Annan. Enjoy great views, coupled with fascinating archaeology and history interpreted by our knowledgeable guides. T: 013873 80914 click here for more information Newton …

     
  • Elizabeth MacGregor's Nursery


    Classic cottage garden plants grown at Ellenbank are sent to keen gardeners and public gardens all over the UK and abroad. The half acre formal garden and small nursery, run by Elizabeth and Alasdair MacGregor, are …

     
  • The Green Frog


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    A great family day out in the peaceful surroundings of the Upper Annan Valley, surrounded by the Moffat Hills. Visit the garden centre, kids adventure playground, crazy golf, golf driving range and animal corner. You can …

     
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  • Sanquhar Golf Club


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    This is a very attractive 9 hole parkland golf course with good views over the surrounding countryside.Sanquhar is situated on the undulating fields of the Barr Farm on the right bank of the River Nith. Lying well …

     
  • Solway Links Golf Club


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    18- holes pay and play links. Good fun and great value for all the family, ideal for seniors with easy walking, overlooking the Solway Firth to the Lake District hills with sea views from every …

     
  • Dumfries and County Golf Club


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    Dumfries and County Golf Club is set very close to the centre of Dumfries and is bounded by the River Nith. The perfect setting for an enjoyable round of golf, this beautiful course is set …

     
  • Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club


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    Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Course is a nine hole course in Dumfries & Galloway Set in an idyllic location, there are some stunning views from the course of Wigtown Bay, the Clints of Dromore and the …

     
  • Logan Botanic Garden


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    5 * Logan Botanic Garden is Scotland’s Most Exotic Garden and hosts plant treasures from the southern hemisphere – rarely seen in the UK. Situated at the south-western tip of Scotland, Logan Botanic Garden is an exotic …

     
  • Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club


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    Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club is a welcoming club with a very good range of facilities. A full catering service and a superb dining room allows visitors to enjoy a hearty meal after, hopefully, an …

     
  • 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. Colvend Golf Club near Sandyhills was founded in 1905 as a 9 hole …

     
  • The Mill on the Fleet


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    The Mill on the Fleet is a restored 18th century cotton mill on the bank of the River Fleet in Gatehouse of Fleet.  Now an exhibition centre it is spread over three floors and houses core …

     
  • Southerness Golf Club


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    Southerness Golf Course was designed by McKenzie Ross, and built in 1947. This is a true Championship Links course, measuring 6566 yards from the white tees and 6106 from the yellow tees. The SSS is 73 …

     
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  • Gardens of Galloway Scotland`s Garden Route


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    Six beautiful Gardens of Galloway have collaborated to offer visitors a passport. The Gardens of Galloway on Scotland`s Garden Route offer reduced entry fees as detailed below. All the gardens are within a compact area …

     
  • Gowanbrae Nursery


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    A traditional plant nursery offering an interesting range of quality plants including alpines, perennials, shrubs, conifers, rhododendrons and basket and patio plants. After qualifying in horticulture, the owner Robert Lyle spent several years working in the …

     
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking Centre


    Long established and TRSS approved. Treks for complete beginners (all ages). Exciting hacks to beach for experienced. Other rides available on request. Open Easter to October.  

     
  • Gorsebank Coarse & Trout Fishery


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    Gorsebank Coarse and Trout Fishery,  just off the A710 Coast  Road is a day ticket fishery near Dalbeattie in a beautiful, peaceful valley on the edge of farmland and forest.  Our 4 pools offer a variety of angling …

     
  • Ryan Centre


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    The Ryan Centre is a 4-Star Leisure Centre under the Scottish Tourist Board's Visitor Attraction Scheme. Leisure Pool / Water Facilities, Ryan's Den - Children's Soft Play Area, Profiles 2000 Fitness Suite, Movement Room, Theatre / …

     
  • Galloway Cycling Holidays


    A tour starting at our base in Castle Douglas

    Galloway Cycling Holidays, based in Castle Douglas has operated a cycling holiday business for over 13 years.  Tours cover throughout Dumfries and Galloway region from the Mull of Galloway in the west to Gretna Green …

     
  • Galloway Forest Drive


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    A spectacular drive through the Galloway Forest From New Galloway, take the A713 towards Dalmellington and Ayr. This is a good road and passes through some lovely scenery. You may stop after a few miles to …

     
  • The Striding Arches


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    The Striding Arches are a number of iconic red sandstone arches in an area of Dumfries & Galloway known as Cairnhead. Nearest village is Moniaive from where the arches can be reached by driving about 7 …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Sweetheart Abbey


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    A monument to human and divine love, Sweetheart Abbey was named for its founder, Lady Dervorgilla, who was buried here with the embalmed heart of her beloved husband. The abbey church, with a stone effigy …

     
  • Craigieknowes Golf Club


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    Craigieknowes Golf Course near Kippford is a  9-hole, parkland par 3 course in excellent condition with challenging holes. Club selection is of great importance. This is a great course for beginners to enjoy whilst at …

     
  • Historic Scotland- MacLellan's Castle


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    Explore the impressive residence of a powerful family in the heart of Kirkcudbright and the vaulted ground floor rooms in which their servants once worked. Look for the laird’s lug, a spy hole in the …

     
  • Castle Douglas & Balcary


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    After perusing the shops in Castle Douglas head out to Balcary Point via Auchencairn, park just past the Balcary Bay Hotel and enjoy stunning coastal scenery on an energetic walk. NB This walk is unsuitable …

     
  • Alderneuk Fishery


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    A fairly new trout fishery close to Dumfries. Lovely peaceful setting on a small loch. Stocked with top quality Rainbow trout weighing from 3lb to 6lb. Opening times Tuesday to Sunday 8am till dusk.

     
  • Portpatrick Cliff Path Walks


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    From Portpatrick there are excellent cliff paths in both directions, north and south. These offer a range of options for stunning walks with awesome scenery. Portpatrick to Killantringan Lighthouse and Bay This walk follows the cliff …

     
  • Logan House Garden


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    Logan House Garden - an enchanting garden, dating from the 1870s and set in 20 acres. Logan House Garden houses a superb collection of plants from around the world. A garden to delight all who visit. …

     
  • RSPB Wood of Cree Reserve


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    The Wood of Cree is the largest ancient wood in southern Scotland. In spring, the woodland really comes alive, with bluebells on the ground and birdsong in the air. You'll hear pied flycatchers and warblers. The …

     
  • RSPB Crook of Baldoon Reserve


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    The view that opens up in front of you as you approach the car park is breathtaking. Cairnsmore of Fleet and the Galloway Hills act as a backdrop to wild saltmarsh and mudflats and the …

     
  • Mountain Biking


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    Dumfries and Galloway offers some of the best mountain biking venues in the World! The 7 stanes offers award winning mountain biking, superb scenery, and a bike friendly welcome. A landscape of rolling hills to crag sided …

     
  • Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club


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    Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Course is a 9 hole parkland golf course just half a mile from Wigtown - Scotland`s Book Town. The course is set in lush parkland and has several quite tricky holes! Wigtown and …

     
  • Galloway Walking Holidays


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    Galloway Walking Holidays based in Castle Douglas provide a complete package for your walking holiday in South West Scotland  

     
  • Motorparty Classic Car Hire


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    If you are planning a classic car motoring holiday in the beautiful region of South West Scotland or just spending some time away with a few friends and fancy doing something really special then consider …

     
  • Lochmaben Golf Club


    Lochmaben Golf Course 18-hole One of the most attractive courses in the area, the course occupies a historic area around the attractive Kirk Loch. The tee shot on the 2nd takes you to the site of …

     
  • Senwick Alpaca Trekking


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    Alpaca Trekking on the beautiful Solway Coast Nestled alongside the beautiful Solway Coast in the South West corner of Scotland, Senwick Alpaca Trekking invite you to experience the wonder and warmth of our adorable alpacas who …

     
  • Mull of Galloway Trail


    Mull of Galloway Trail

    The Mull of Galloway Trail is 24 miles long. This spectacular trail runs from Stranraer to the Mull of Galloway, Scotland`s most southerly point. This is probably the most scenic trail in South West Scotland. After …

     
  • Wild Spring Festival Dumfries & Galloway


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    wild spring festival  dumfries & galloway The Wild Spring Festival - Scotland`s most family friendly wildlife festival takes place between 25 March and 10 April 2016. Over 60 Events throughout Dumfries & Galloway. Full details can be found …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Threave Castle


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    Cross the River Dee by boat to visit this enchanting castle set on its own island. Rich with wildflowers in summer; you might see ospreys and otters hunting in the river. The castle was besieged by …

     
  • Annan River Fishing


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    The Annan is about 35 miles long and most of it is available to the visiting angler. It runs from Moffat in the north to Annan on the Solway coast. It passes by Beattock, Wamphray, …

     
  • Bridge End Nurseries and Gardens


    Bridge End Garden

    A  hidden gem in a tranquil rural setting only 2 miles from the motorway network The garden itself is a typical cottage garden with ornamental shrubs used as a background to the masses of hardy perennials. Herbaceous …

     
  • Stranraer and District Angling Association


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    Founded in 1947 Stranraer and District Angling Association offers visiting anglers a diverse choice, from remote wild brown trout fishing, to a well stocked user friendly loch especially suited to the younger and disadvantaged anglers …

     
  • NTS Threave Garden


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    Threave’s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust’s School of Practical Gardening. It was recently voted second in The Independent's '10 Best Gardens to Visit in the UK'. …

     
  • Cally Gardens


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    Since 1987 the garden has been replanted with a unique labelled collection of 3500 varieties, especially rare perennials and grasses. Parking, Toilets, Plant sales, local woodland walks."Cally Gardens is a grand sight; thousands of species …

     
  • Dalbeattie Golf Club


    Dalbeattie Golf Club Near Dumfries

    A 9 hole golf course, on the outskirts of Dalbeattie, with wonderful views and wildlife. A few years ago,  this 9 hole parkland course was considerably extended and consists of seven par 4's and two par 3's. For …

     
  • Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate


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    Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate offers everything for the walker and cyclist from short trails to more strenuous marked paths. Walks range from 1.5km to 5km; rediscover the two Victorian pathways and the original 19th Century …

     
  • Langholm Walks


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      Langholm  on the banks of the River Esk is surrounded by rolling hills and offers many opportunities for walking. The Langholm Walks Project, part of the work of Langholm Initiative, have published a leaflet describing 14 …

     
  • Castle Douglas Golf Club


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    This is a well laid out 9-hole golf course course on the outskirts of the food town of Castle Douglas. The greens and tees are well cared for and are a pleasure to play on. …

     
  • 'A' The Airts


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    'A' The Airts in Sanquhar is a community based arts centre and is the hub for the Upper Nithsdale Arts and Crafts Initiative. Since it opened in 2010 it has become an integral part of …

     
  • A7 Motorcycles Royal Enfield


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    Situated in the centre of Langholm adjacent the A7 historic route from Carlisle to Edinburgh, A7 Motorcycles are Royal Enfield appointed dealers for Northern England and Scotland. Set amidst the beautiful borderland countryside, within 20 miles …

     
  • Loch Ryan Coastal Path Stranraer


    Locy Ryan Coastal Path Stranraer

    The Loch Ryan Coastal Path initially follows the shores of Loch Ryan from Stranraer to Cairnryan. The path then ascends into Glenapp and ends at Glenapp Church. This popular walk takes in both Dumfries & …

     
  • Crichton Golf Club


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    Crichton Golf Club in Dumfries is a mature 9 hole wooded parkland course laid out on the side of a hill with mature trees. Challenging and entertaining for all abilities, the course is kept in …

     
  • Scottish Industrial Railway Centre


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    The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre is a 'living museum'.  Here unique and historically significant industrial steam and diesel locomotives are restored and can be seen working in an authentic setting. We are the only Steam Railway …

     
  • Buckland Plants


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    Buckland Plants is a small nursery  in the beautiful and peaceful Galloway countryside, near Kirkcudbright. They area a small, established family run nursery specialising in choice and unusual alpine, perennial and woodland garden plants. They  have been …

     
  • Thornhill Golf Club


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    Thornhill is a picturesque village in Mid Nithsdale, Dumfries & Galloway. Thornhill Golf Club was established in 1893 as a 9 hole course and extended to 18 holes in 1979. The course is a mixture of …

     
  • Galloway Heathers Garden Centre


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    Galloway Heathers Garden Centre is close by the A75 in Minnigaff, Newton Stewart. It's a great place to visit and they will be delighted to show you their  products first hand. They sell a large selection …

     
  • Galloway House Gardens


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    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 …

     
  • New Galloway Golf Club


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    New Galloway Golf Club is a delightful 9 hole golf course located in South West Scotland. It is a gem among rural courses in Scotland. The members of New Galloway Golf Club are proud of …

     
  • Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club


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    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. There are actually two courses here. Dunskey is …

     
  • Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room


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    Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room are described as one of the best newly created gardens in recent times.  It is hard to believe just over thirty years ago there existed only bog, rushes and …

     
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