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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 the South West Coastal 300. 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!

Now check out our South West Scotland Routes!

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With miles of stunning landscapes, where will YOU explore in Dumfries & Galloway? 🌅

Posted by VisitScotland on Monday, 16 October 2017

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Featured Attractions

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Below are a selection of our featured attractions from across South West Scotland.
  • Robert Burns' Ellisland Farm


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  • St medans Golf Course galloway

    St Medan Golf Club Monreith


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  • Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle


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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.
  • Galloway Escapes- Craigbittern House and Cottage

    Self Catering, Dalbeattie
    Sleeps 13
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  • 5 Tannery Brae

    Self Catering, Gatehouse Of Fleet
    Sleeps 2
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  • Reid Country Retreats

    Self Catering, Gatehouse-of-Fleet
    Sleeps 6
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  • Arden Holiday Cottages

    Self Catering, Dumfries
    Sleeps 5
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    Visit South West Scotland shared Dabhand's Blog's post.

    Something to see whatever the time of day or night
    #VSWS
    Photos courtesy of Dabhand's Blog
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    By Newton Stewart tonight, a very slight hint of an aurora, the Milky Way, Meteor's. The Plough, Orions belt and the seven sisters, to name a few :)

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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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