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Welcome…

to South West Scotland!

Visit our award winning holiday destination soon.

Discover our charming towns and villages  Stay in our  welcoming accommodation  Step into Dumfries and Galloway and South Ayrshire.

Enjoy outdoor activities in stunning scenery. Check out our South West Coastal 300 – “Scotland’s Newest Touring Route” Explore the rich culture of our heritage and traditional events.

South West Scotland has more than 200 miles of fabulous coastline, the largest Forestry Park in the UK  and remote Galloway Hills to discover. We also have the U.K.`s first Dark Sky Park and recently was voted BBC Countryfile Destination of the Year. Recommended by Rough Guides

You can choose your accommodation here. Book direct with the owners of  hundreds of tourism businesses, large and small, in our characterful area. Please check out all the brilliant things to see and do in and around South West Scotland ………….  so easy to reach, so hard to leave!

Find out about our brand new South West Coastal 300 Route by clicking on the map below.

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Featured Attractions

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Below are a selection of our featured attractions from across South West Scotland.
  • Mull of Galloway

    Mull of Galloway Experience


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  • Clan Armstrong Centre


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  • The Frothy Bike Co


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  • family fun activity

    Cream o’ Galloway


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  • Featured Accommodation

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    To get you started here is a selection of accommodation choices across Dumfries and Galloway.
  • Knockinaam House

    Self Catering, Stranraer
    Sleeps 8
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  • West Barr Holiday Park

    Self Catering, Port William
    Sleeps 12
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  • Thistle Lodges

    Self Catering, Colvend
    Sleeps 8
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  • Fernhill Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Portpatrick
    Sleeps 40
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    Loch Skeen - an amazing loch high above the Grey Mare’s Tail Waterfall near Moffat. You do need to be a bit fit to get there! A great break from the South West Coastal 300. Photo credit Stuart Tilbury Photography. ...

    Loch Skeen - an amazing loch high above the Grey Mare’s Tail Waterfall near Moffat. You do need to be a bit fit to get there!  A great break from the South West Coastal 300.  Photo credit Stuart Tilbury Photography.

    4 days ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Some beautiful pictures of Loch Skeen, North East of Moffat.
    Definitely worth a visit along with Grey Mares Tail when you are in South West Scotland.
    Photos courtesy of Stuart Tilbury Photography
    #VSWS
    #SWC300The beautiful Loch Skeen 🖤
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    Some beautiful pictures of Loch Skeen, North East of Moffat.
Definitely worth a visit along with Grey Mares Tail when you are in South West Scotland.
Photos courtesy of Stuart Tilbury Photography
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    Kippford - a delightful village on the Solway Coast. Shared from Instagram : credit, hobby_photography2019 ...

    Kippford - a delightful village on the Solway Coast. Shared from Instagram : credit, hobby_photography2019

     

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    Beautiful sky! Spent my summer holidays there several times.

    Lovely place

    That isn’t a good photo

    Good pub too

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    Why visit South West Scotland for your next holiday?

    South West Scotland is a nature-lover’s dream with everything from red deer and  red squirrels  to red kites!

    Who are Visit South West Scotland?

    Visit South West Scotland are a group of independent tourism businesses based in South Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway. We would love it if you would let us share our secrets with you.

    Book now with one of our many accommodation providers -maybe a hotel in a lighthouse or a glamping experience in a forest.

    South West Scotland …. so easy to reach, so hard to leave!

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