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The South West of Scotland has something for everyone, from forest holidays to family holidays, adventure holidays to road trips. Visit the famous Gretna Green, the spectacular Dumfries House, or the magical Galloway Forest Park.

With 200 miles of stunning coastline, rolling hills and beautiful forests, there is no better place to escape to. Explore on two feet or on two wheels; whether you prefer an exhilarating bike ride or a tranquil forest walk, you will find it here. Discover our fascinating history. Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots, or our national poet Robert Burns.

And most of all, get to know the locals. Come along to one of our festivals, join us on Burns Night for a dinner of haggis, tatties and neeps; sample the delicious oysters at Stranraer Oyster Festival; or pick up a great read at the Wigtown Book Festival.

South West Coastal 300

The South West Coastal 300 is a breathtakingly scenic 300 mile road trip that tours the south west of Scotland. If you are looking for gorgeous scenery, enchanting coastlines and new things to do and see, this is the road trip for you.

Whether you’re a nature lover, an adventure seeker or a history buff, there is so much for you to discover along the South West Coastal 300!

Suggested Itineraries


Plan Your Trip

  • Portpatrick Cliff Path Walks

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  • Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe

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  • Dunskey Castle near Portpatrick

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  • Galloway Forest Park

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  • Featured Accommodation

  • Ardchoille B and B

    B&B / Guest house, Portpatrick
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  • Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages

    Self Catering, Castle Kennedy
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  • Surrone House

    B&B / Guest house, Gretna
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  • Fernhill Hotel

    Hotels and Inns, Portpatrick
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