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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 South West Scotland.

Enjoy outdoor activities in stunning scenery. Drive on quiet country roads and check out our South West Coastal 300 – “Scotland’s Other 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  we were BBC Countryfile Destination of the Year.

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 ………….  always something to see & do!

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.
  • on the SW300 Mull of Galloway

    South West Coastal 300 #SWC300


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  • 7 stanes bruntis loch

    Galloway Forest Park - Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree


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  • St medans Golf Course galloway

    St Medan Golf Club Monreith


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  • portpatrick dunskey castle south west scotland

    Dunskey Castle near Portpatrick


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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.
  • Nith Riverside Cottages

    Self Catering, Sanquhar
    Sleeps 10
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  • Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Stranraer
    Sleeps 0
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  • Garden Studio

    Self Catering, Kirkcudbright
    Sleeps 2
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  • Criffel Lodge, Sandy Hills

    Criffel Lodge

    Self Catering, Colvend
    Sleeps 6
    View property
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    You can get really close up to the deer 🦌 in Galloway Forest Park near New Galloway. ...

    You can get really close up to the deer 🦌 in Galloway Forest Park near New Galloway.

     

    Comment on Facebook

    Gerhard Leder

    Graham 😍

    Aaron Weaver

    They really do come right up to you 👌

    Can someone send me a link to this place 😁 would like to go, thanks x

    MB Kilbride

    Andy Gibb

    Christie Sandra do you recognise this fella?

    the same friendly deer

    Carotts please lol

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    5 hours ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Stunning picture of last nights moon.
    from The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
    #VSWSThe Moon tonight.
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    Stunning picture of last nights moon.
from The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
#VSWS

    2 days ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Another great reason to Visit South West ScotlandLoch Arthur Farm Shop and Cafe at Beeswing is always a great spot for some quality food shopping and enjoying a tasty treat in their cafe. Plus they stock our guidebook - if you are looking for a copy - big thank you. ...

    2 days ago

    Visit South West Scotland

    Great Autumn colours in South West ScotlandLate autumn colours over the White Loch by George Wellman ...

    Great Autumn colours 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 West Scotland. We would love it if you would let us share it’s 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 …. always something to see & do!

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