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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.
  • The Swallow Theatre

    The Swallow Theatre


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  • Mull of Galloway

    Mull of Galloway Experience


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  • Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe


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  • 7 stanes bruntis loch

    Galloway Forest Park - Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree


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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.
  • Selkirk Arms Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Kirkcudbright
    Sleeps 35
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  • The Townhead Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Lockerbie
    Sleeps 0
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  • Mansefield House Bed and Breakfast

    B&B / Guest house, Whithorn
    Sleeps 8
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  • Borgue Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Kirkcudbright
    Sleeps 8
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    7 hours ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Congratulations to Visit South West Scotland member The Boathouse on their award.
    #VSWS
    #SWC300Celebrating at The Scottish Cafe Awards in Glasgow tonight...⁣ we won Unique Café of the Year!⁣

    A very big thank you to everyone who nominated us, to the independent panel who awarded us, to our extremely hardworking Boathouse team, and of course to all of you for your ongoing support since we opened last April... we have some exciting plans up our sleeve for year two, watch this space! ⭐️⁣

    #cafeawards #theboathouseglencaple⁣

    📷 Assistant Manager Amy celebrating with our award winning companions Rawlings Love to Eat and The Cult of Coffee on lucky table no.23!
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    Congratulations to Visit South West Scotland member The Boathouse on their award.
#VSWS
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    17 hours ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Congratulations to one of our members!! Fantastic achievement, well done!!!Yessss!!! We did it 😊😊🙂 ...

    Congratulations to one of our members!! Fantastic achievement, well done!!!

     

    Comment on Facebook

    Well done, friendly staff first class service.

    Very well done😊.

    Stopped there for delicious sandwiches while driving from Ayrshire to Threave! Well deserved!

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    Another lovely photo of Caerlaverock Castle , this time by Nataliesbonnietravels. Hope you like this and hope to see you soon in South West Scotland. ...

    Another lovely photo of Caerlaverock Castle , this time by Nataliesbonnietravels. Hope you like this and hope to see you soon in South West Scotland.
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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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