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In South West Scotland we like to have fun. And why not? We want you to feel good about, well, everything. So, whether it is high art or walking, food or jazz or books or kids or country and western or poetry or sailing or singing or Robert Burns or biking or running or rallying or mining or weaving or gardening or cycling or tree-felling or baking or growing or dancing or star-gazing or bird watching … there’s always something fun to do for everyone of any age.

  • A. D. Rattray’s Whisky Experience & Whisky Shop


    Whisky Experience

    Your perfect introduction to Scotch Whisky... Discover Scotch whisky as you explore our unique Whisky Experience & Shop. Let us guide you on your whisky journey, whether this is your first experience of Scotch or you already …

     
  • A’ The Airts


      A’ The Airts in the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar is a Community Arts and Crafts centre nestled in the heart of Upper Nithsdale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Our fully accessible building is a hub where individuals can meet …

     
  • A7 Motorcycles Royal Enfield


    Situated in the centre of Langholm adjacent the A7 historic route from Carlisle to Edinburgh, A7 Motorcycles are Royal Enfield appointed dealers for Northern England and Scotland. Set amidst the beautiful borderland countryside, within 20 miles …

     
  • Abbey Cottage


    Afternoon Tea in the garden at Abbey Cottage Tearoom with a view of Sweetheart Abbey on the South West Coast 300

    Abbey Cottage Tearoom       Award-winning Abbey Cottage Tearoom is open every day. The kitchen in this family-owned business is busy from early morning producing home-cooked food. The scones are first into the oven, while a couple of homemade soups …

     
  • Abbey Cottage Coffees & Crafts


    Serving coffees, teas and light meals throughout the day. Delicious home baking. Situated beside picturesque Sweetheart Abbey. Well stocked craft and gift shop.

     
  • Adventure Carrick


    Adventure Carrick   Open all year round. Suitable for families, groups and individuals. We have 15 years experience in providing high quality outdoor adventure experiences throughout the South West of Scotland including Watersports, Mountain Sports, Equipment Hire, Forest …

     
  • Ae Cafe and Bike Shop


      Ae Cafe and Bike Shop       Ae has a brilliant trail center as part of the famous 7Stanes with routes for all levels. The forest also offers some lovely walks. There will  always be  a warm welcome at Ae …

     
  • Alderneuk Fishery


    A fairly new trout fishery close to Dumfries. Lovely peaceful setting on a small loch. Stocked with top quality Rainbow trout weighing from 3lb to 6lb. Opening times Tuesday to Sunday 8am till dusk.

     
  • Aldouran Wetland Garden Leswalt


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    Aldouran Wetland Garden is a community run venture in the North Rhins of Galloway. There is a small community garden beside the entrance. Beyond this is the wetland where there is a bird hide. beyond …

     
  • Allan McNally Fine Art


    Watercolour paintings of South West Scotland. Allan's Studio-Gallery is set in a delightful former church that has been tastefully renovated to provide a light and airy art space. Here in this amazing space, resident artist and …

     
  • Annandale Cycles


      Welcome to Annandale Cycles of Caledonian Place, Moffat. We repair and sell new and second-hand bicycles and offer accommodation for cyclists looking to be centrally-located for the 7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails at Ae, Innerleithen, Glentress and Mabie …

     
  • Annandale Distillery and Visitor Centre


    Welcome to Annandale Distillery and Visitor Centre Established in 1836, we’re one of Scotland’s oldest operating distilleries. Located close to the Scotland-England border, we’re also the first (and last) distillery in Scotland. Whilst in the ownership of the …

     
  • Armstrong Border Tours


    Experience the Scottish Borders like never before with Armstrong Border Tours   Tours of the borders for the enthusiastic traveller who wishes, to learn more about the history of borders. From stone age man right through to modern …

     
  • Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally


    The inaugural running of the purpose built ‘spectator stage’ in a quarry near Dalbeattie was a huge hit with competitors and fans alike in 2013,2014 and this will return in 2015. This stage is unique …

     
  • Auchencairn Store and Tearoom


    Auchencairn Store and Tearoom   Great place to stop for refreshments and a chat when you are cycling, driving or walking around the region. Enjoy some wonderful cakes and scones and a refreshing cuppa You can also pick …

     
  • Auldgirth Inn


    Good food in a traditional pub. The Auldgirth Inn is set in the wonderfully picturesque Nithsdale valley. Built in the 1500's the Auldgirth Inn began as a sanctuary for Monks as they travelled from Melrose to …

     
  • Barholm Arts and Crafts


    Barholm Arts and Crafts   BARHOLM ARTS & CRAFTS· We are a group of people (artists/craft makers/photographers) who work together to run and manage the Barholm Arts and Crafts Shop in Creetown, Dumfries & Galloway. ABOUT US - MEET …

     
  • Barholm Cycle Hire


      Barholm Cycle Hire   Electric or manual bike hire for everyone in the family to enjoy!

     
  • Barlae Services


    Barlae Services   Freshly prepared hot bacon rolls or a mega burger, paninis or home made soup and always a lovely selection of homemade cakes.   Situated on the A75 between Stranraer and Newton Stewart

     
  • Barstobrick


      WELCOME TO BARSTOBRICK   Just 2 miles from the A75 at Ringford  nestled in the heart of Red Kite country you'll find Barstobrick boasting an equestrian centre, coffee shop and several way marked walking trails. We invite you …

     
  • Beeswing and New Abbey


    sweetheart abbey near dumfries

    New Abbey is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. It is around 8 miles (13 km) south-west of Dumfries. The summit of the prominent hill Criffel is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to the …

     
  • Beltie Books and Cafe


    Come and visit BELTIE BOOKS & Café Browse our selection of Books. Then, have a well earned leisurely cup of Coffee, tea or chocolate accompanied by a delicious cake, scone or a bowl of soup or a snack. We …

     
  • Blackaddie House Restaurant


    The menu changes daily and all dishes are made in their own kitchens featuring, wherever possible, locally sourced Scottish ingredients. It's not just about fine dining, there is also a TDH menu available every day, a …

     
  • Blackstone Clydesdales and DIG-a-Day Experience


    Blackstone Clydesdales and DIG-a-Day Experience   Our aim at the farm is to share our passion and knowledge of our Clydesdale Heavy Horses with you. The Blackstone centre was established to secure a way to care for our growing …

     
  • Bladnoch Distillery Ltd


    Bladnoch Distillery Ltd   Bladnoch Distillery produces premium Single Malt Scotch Whisky, paying tribute to the rich history of Bladnoch and traditional lowland style Scotch Whisky.

     
  • Borgue Hotel


    Borgue Hotel   Borgue Hotel is a family run business in the hidden gem of South West Scotland. Come and join us!

     
  • Bridge End Nurseries and Gardens


    A  hidden gem in a tranquil rural setting only 2 miles from the motorway network The garden itself is a typical cottage garden with ornamental shrubs used as a background to the masses of hardy perennials. Herbaceous …

     
  • Brighouse Bay Golf Course


    Brighouse Bay Golf course is a championship 18 hole course (6750yds - par 73) 6 miles south west of the artist's town of Kirkcudbright on the Solway coast in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The course at …

     
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking Centre


    Long established and TRSS approved. Treks for complete beginners (all ages). Exciting hacks to beach for experienced. Other rides available on request. Open Easter to October.  

     
  • Brodies


    Recently awarded an AA Rosette, Brodies offers light, airy, modern surroundings, and operates a coffee shop enviroment during the day, and a relaxed restaurant and wine bar at night.

     
  • Broom Fisheries


    Broom Fisheries Welcome to Broom Fisheries, home to Scotland’s leading coarse fishing lakes and waters, nestled away in a quiet, picturesque corner of South West Scotland. You’ll find us at Newbie, two miles from the nearby market town …

     
  • Burns Country Run


    The Burns Country Run is a route of 162 miles and celebrates the life of Robert Burns the National Bard of Scotland. Robert Burns, more commonly referred to as Robbie or Rabbie Burns was born in …

     
  • Cafe Royal & Take-away - Annan


    Award winning fish and chips restaurant, tea room and takeaway in Annan which gets very good reviews.

     
  • Cally Gardens and Kevin Hughes’ Specialist Plant Nursery


    Cally Gardens and Specialist Plant Centre is a treasure trove of exotic and rare hardy plants gathered from around the Globe. The towering 18th century walls of what was once the kitchen and pleasure garden …

     
  • Camplebridge Riding School


    Camplebridge Riding School has a selection of horses and ponies to suite all abilities of rider. The very experienced instructors can offer a wide variety of activities, including pony rides, horse riding lessons and Hacks, …

     
  • Carlo's Restaurant


    A family run Italian restaurant serving delicious, traditional Italian cuisine. Carlo’s is based in the picturesque countryside of Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway. It was established in 1988 by proprietors Carlo and Heather Bignami. The restaurant is …

     
  • Carsphairn Shop and Tearooms


    Carsphairn Shop and Tearooms Fresh & Modern shop & tearoom, amazing garden views. Homemade Cooking, local produce & gift items available. Seating 24 indoors & 18 outdoors. Bikers welcome, open 7 days a week (summer) closed …

     
  • Casa Mia


    Extensive wine list. Good value lunches and early evening menu. Modern European cuisine. Casa Mia offers modern and stylish food, served in warm, comfortable  and welcoming surroundings. Situated on the banks of the River Nith, not far …

     
  • Castle Douglas Golf Club


    This is a well laid out 9-hole golf course course on the outskirts of the food town of Castle Douglas. The greens and tees are well cared for and are a pleasure to play on. …

     
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens


    castle kennedy gardens

    Castle Kennedy Gardens is one of Scotland`s finest gardens. The gardens are a hidden treasure in South West Scotland - a perfect haven for relaxing and exploring. Castle Kennedy Gardens are near Stranraer and extend to …

     
  • Catstrand


    Scotland's newest and most exciting contemporary performance and meeting space in the heart of the Glenkens community. Called The CatStrand after the very small stream that used to run underneath it, the name will also …

     
  • Cavens Country House


    Cavens Country House   At Cavens, our food ethos is all about top quality ingredients and tasty, unpretentious dishes. These are freshly prepared by Angus, who has trained with the best and maintains a real passion for …

     
  • Central Cafe


    Central Cafe   Central Cafe is a small Family run business that has traded in Stranraer since 1960. We pride ourselves on our fresh chips, peeled and cut fresh every morning.

     
  • Clan Armstrong Centre


    Gilnockie Tower The Esk Valley Clan Armstrong Reiver Centre The Clan Armstrong Ancestral Home History, Mystery and Discovery while exploring the far-reaching lands of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers, join us for an enthralling 500 years of Clan Armstrong …

     
  • Clashwhannon Public House and Caravan Park


    Clashwhannon Public House and Caravan Park     Clashwhannon Caravan Park and Public House is a small friendly family run business. Based on the edge of Drummore village. Serving Quality Food and Drinks.

     
  • Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre Cafe


    clatteringshaws visitor centre

    Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre is on the shores of Clatteringshaws Loch near New Galloway. It is owned by the Forestry Commission and the cafe is run by Galloway Lodge Preserves. The cafe is in a lovely location …

     
  • Clience Studio - Angela Lawrence


    Clience Studio - Angela Lawrence     Clience Studio - Angela Lawrence is a friendly artist's gallery and working studio owned by Angela Lawrence, Artist showing mainly her Scottish landscape and seascape paintings. Clience Studio is a most welcoming gallery, …

     
  • Coffee Bean Cafe Stranraer


    cafe coffee bean stranraer

    The Coffee Bean cafe and pizzeria is situated opposite Stranraer`s Castle Square. A feature of the cafe is its outside seating so that, when weather permits you can watch the comings and goings and admire …

     
  • Colvend Golf Club


    Colvend Golf Club is a testing 18 hole course with stunning views on the Solway Coast, close to Dalbeattie, Kippford and Rockcliffe. Colvend Golf Club near Sandyhills was founded in 1905 as a 9 hole …

     
  • Connors Restaurant


    Connors Restaurant     John and Kirstyn Connor have recently re-launched this lovely Restaurant situated on the seafront in the stunning coastal town of Portpatrick. Connors Restaurant has a new popular menu  and a lovely new look inside.       …

     
  • Cool Licks and Hot Drinks Ltd


    Cool Licks and Hot Drinks can be found by the beach at Port Logan. We started Cool Licks and Hot Drinks after we heard the laments of the visitors to the beautiful village. We serve …

     
  • Cornmill Outdoor Activities


    Cornmill Outdoor Activities The Cornmill offers an opportunity for a large range of outdoor activities including Canoeing, Kayaking, Sailing, Tuition, Boat Hire and various British Canoeing  RYA(Royal Yachting Association) dinghy, powerboat and safety boat courses for …

     
  • Corton Plants


      Corton Plants is a unique, family run, traditional plant nursery with an inspiring collection of old fashioned and new varieties of plants, all home grown in Ayrshire. Established in 2004 by owner Alison Kerr, Corton Plants has …

     
  • Crafty Distillery & Tree Bar & Cafe


    Visit the 'Scottish Gin Destination of the Year' We’re from Scotland. The country that invented almost bloody everything. That’s why our logo is a little bolt of inspiration. Our mission is to create tasty honest craft …

     
  • Craigieburn Gardens


    Craigieburn is a new garden reborn on an ancient site. A remarkable collection of plants, laid out in classic style over five acres. 'Garden grown' plants for sale. Friday-Sunday or by appointment, and all Public and …

     
  • Craigieknowes Golf Club


    Craigieknowes Golf Course near Kippford is a  9-hole, parkland par 3 course in excellent condition with challenging holes. Club selection is of great importance. This is a great course for beginners to enjoy whilst at …

     
  • Crawick Multiverse


    Crawick Multiverse   Crawick Multiverse is a spectacular artland, visitor attraction and events venue utilising landscape art to transform a former open cast coal mine into an outdoor space that can be enjoyed by future generations. Globally-renowned landscape artist …

     
  • Cream o’ Galloway


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    Welcome to Cream o' Galloway! Set in the beautiful Galloway countryside, Cream o’ Galloway is a family visitor attraction on an organic dairy farm, and the home of the luxury ice cream enjoyed throughout the country. …

     
  • Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust


    The Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust (CVCWT) has a vision of establishing a Forest Habitat Network from "source to sea" which incorporates a mosaic of native broadleaf woodland and other habitats. Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust …

     
  • Creetown Gem Rock Museum


      Creetown Gem Rock Museum The Gem Rock Museum is very easy to find. Located in Creetown we are 7 miles from Newton Stewart and 11 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet on the A75 Carlisle to Stranraer …

     
  • Crichton Golf Club


    Crichton Golf Club in Dumfries is a mature 9 hole wooded parkland course laid out on the side of a hill with mature trees. Challenging and entertaining for all abilities, the course is kept in …

     
  • Criffel Coaches


      Welcome to Criffel Coaches.  At Criffel Coaches our aim is to provide high quality mini coach travel at affordable prices without compromising on safety. We are a small, family run, concern, operating quality 16 seat Mercedes …

     
  • Crown Hotel Restaurant


    crown hotel portpatrick

    The Crown Hotel Restaurant in Portpatrick is situated right on the harbourside. It has a large conservatory restaurant to the rear for more formal dining. Meals are also served in the large bar and at …

     
  • Culzean Castle & Country Park


    culzean castle visit south west scotland

    Culzean Castle is on the Ayrshire Coast of South West Scotland between Turnberry and Ayr. This magnificent castle and country park is extremely popular with visitors staying in the towns and villages in the west …

     
  • Cycling, South West Scotland


    Cycling, South West Scotland Our aim is to promote social cycling activity within Dumfries and Galloway. We ride all year round! Well mostly - only the most severe of weathers will put us off. We are …

     
  • D & G College- Complete Training Solutions


    D & G College- Complete Training Solutions Complete Training Solutions (CTS) is the business development unit of Dumfries and Galloway College and has been established to meet the following key strategic aims: to respond to the …

     
  • Dalbeattie Golf Club


    Dalbeattie Golf Club Near Dumfries

    A 9 hole golf course, on the outskirts of Dalbeattie, with wonderful views and wildlife. A few years ago,  this 9 hole parkland course was considerably extended and consists of seven par 4's and two par 3's. For …

     
  • Daleside Equestrian Centre


    Approved Riding School offering pony rides and lessons. Also Drop in Crafts eg. paint a horse's head to take home.  

     
  • Dalscone Farm


    Family fun farm, Dumfries Large indoor soft play area with ball cannons, slides and other exciting features. Coffee shop. Outdoors there are trampolines, pedal carts, go carts, crazy golf, play equipment and more. Farm animals too. Well stocked toy shop. Indoor …

     
  • Del Amitri Restaurant @ The Powfoot Hotel


    Since opening in late 2007, the Del Amitri Restaurant has won recognition from leading food critics in Scotland. In 2016, the restaurant moved to The Powfoot Hotel with seating for up to 36 guests. This is a traditional style restaurant, with …

     
  • Designs Cafe


    The ideal place to relax, read the papers, enjoy fine coffees and speciality teas. Sample from a wide range of home cooking.

     
  • Dowhill Farm


    Dowhill Farm Dowhill Farm hosts a well stocked farm shop, gift shop, restaurant, events venue and beautiful courtyard garden with children's play area and patio seating offering youngsters a chance to let off steam and seating …

     
  • Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate


    Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate If you like delving deep into history, soaking up the finest culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or adrenaline-fuelled mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. …

     
  • Drummuir Farm Ice-Cream


    Set in beautiful country surrounding, with an outdoor park for all ages, and an indoor area for the under 8s. More than 20 different ice cream flavours on offer. Baby changing and disabled facilities. Easy parking adjacent.

     
  • Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum


      The restored Control Tower of the former WWII airfield at Dumfries, Scotland is the centerpiece of the Museum and is now a listed building. The Museum is run by volunteers and houses a large and …

     
  • Dumfries and County Golf Club


    Dumfries and County Golf Club is set very close to the centre of Dumfries and is bounded by the River Nith. The perfect setting for an enjoyable round of golf, this beautiful course is set …

     
  • Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club


    Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club is a welcoming club with a very good range of facilities. A full catering service and a superb dining room allows visitors to enjoy a hearty meal after, hopefully, an …

     
  • Dumfries House


    Dumfries House You wouldn’t think it to look at it now, with its tranquil grounds and elegant drawing rooms, but the fate of one of Scotland’s grandest country houses hung in the balance not so long …

     
  • Dundonald Castle


    DUNDONALD CASTLE AND VISITOR CENTRE   War and romance, smuggling and heroism, tales of the supernatural and more – Royal Dundonald Castle is one of Scotland’s most unexplored and fascinating treasures. Home to Scots King Robert II, grandson of Robert …

     
  • Dunskey Castle near Portpatrick


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    Dunskey Castle is a spectacular ruin on the cliff tops a short distance from Portpatrick The castle can be reached by climbing a flight of steps to the cliff top above Portpatrick and following a good …

     
  • Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa


    Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa (formerly Neuro's) is located in the heart of The Crichton as forms part of the magnificent Easterbrook Hall. Easterbrook Bistro is an ideal place to stop-off for coffee, lunch or dinner …

     
  • Easterbrook Hall


    Easterbrook Hall and The Crichton Memorial Church sit proudly within the grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries in the South West of Scotland. Easterbrook Hall is one of the largest auditoriums in the South of Scotland …

     
  • Elizabeth MacGregor's Nursery


    Classic cottage garden plants grown at Ellenbank are sent to keen gardeners and public gardens all over the UK and abroad. The half acre formal garden and small nursery, run by Elizabeth and Alasdair MacGregor, are …

     
  • Elmlea Plants


    Elmlea  is a small, family run nursery located in Old Minnigaff, specialising in herbaceous perennials and grasses. The  nursery is small but we have a large constantly evolving garden where visitors can see mature specimens of …

     
  • Eskdalemuir Community Hub and Old School Cafe


    Eskdalemuir Community Hub & Old School Café. Fully licensed. Delicious food local produce and home cooking. Drinks, snacks, lunches & dinners.    

     
  • Findlay Design


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    Findlay Design were founded in 2004. We are based in Dumfries and we supply businesses with website design and development, graphic design for print and branding, and photography.

     
  • Gallie Craig Coffee House


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    Gallie Craig on the Mull of Galloway is Scotland`s most southerly coffee house. And it will always be just that since the coffee house has  a stunning and unique location right on the cliff edge …

     
  • Galloway Activity Centre


      Galloway Activity Centre Galloway Activity Centre occupies a stunning location on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. With our team of expert adventure instructors and our beautiful surroundings we specialise in providing exciting and memorable holidays in a safe and friendly …

     
  • Galloway Forest Drive


    A spectacular drive through the Galloway Forest From New Galloway, take the A713 towards Dalmellington and Ayr. This is a good road and passes through some lovely scenery. You may stop after a few miles to …

     
  • Galloway Forest Park


    Anytime is a great time to visit The Galloway Forest Park has everything you need for a great day out, whatever the time of year. Meet red deer and wild goats, choose from two scenic Forest Drives, …

     
  • Galloway Forest Park - Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree


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    Bruntis Loch is a real beauty spot near the Vistor Centre at Kirroughtree in Galloway Forest Park. The loch can be accessed by a short walk on a good surface. This short walk  is one …

     
  • Galloway Hills The Merrick


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    The Merrick is probably the best known and most popular of the Galloway Hills. This is the highest mountain in South West Scotland and the highest mountain between Blencathra in the Lake District and Ben Lomond, …

     
  • Galloway House Gardens


    These historic gardens were created in 1740 by Lord Garlies  and are still maintained according to his original plans as informal pleasure grounds where wild flowers and plants have their place beside more exotic cultivated …

     
  • Galloway Wild Foods


    Galloway is a foragers paradise. Its mild, damp climate and wide variety of habitats offer the perfect growing conditions for all manner of delicious flora, fauna and fungi. There are few places in Britain that …

     
  • Gardens of Galloway Scotland`s Garden Route


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    Six beautiful Gardens of Galloway have collaborated to offer visitors a passport. The Gardens of Galloway on Scotland`s Garden Route offer reduced entry fees as detailed below. All the gardens are within a compact area …

     
  • Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club


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    Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Course is a nine hole course in Dumfries & Galloway Set in an idyllic location, there are some stunning views from the course of Wigtown Bay, the Clints of Dromore and the …

     
  • Glenisle Inn


    The Glenisle Inn at Palnackie  where Sam and Victoria are waiting to welcome you is a friendly family run Inn and Restaurant. Featuring good home cooking, using local produce. Opening hours are seasonal so from April …

     
  • Glenquicken Farm Trout Fishery


    Glenquicken Farm Trout Fishery   Glenquicken is a family run trout fishery.Located in Creetown, South West Scotland. The 4.5 acre trout loch is stalked with Rainbow, Blue and Brown Trout.  

     
  • Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room


      Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful newly made gardens in Scotland. with unique & stunning sea views across to the Isle of Man, Luce Bay, and …

     
  • Gordon Young, 7Stanes art


    Mountain bike trails and art in the environment? You bet! Across the region, at Glentrool, Kirroughtree, Dalbeattie, Mabie, Ae, Glentress and Newcastleton forests, seven carved stones await you, created by artist Gordon Young. The Giant …

     
  • Gowanbrae Nursery


    A traditional plant nursery offering an interesting range of quality plants including alpines, perennials, shrubs, conifers, rhododendrons and basket and patio plants. After qualifying in horticulture, the owner Robert Lyle spent several years working in the …

     
  • Gracefield Arts Centre


    The region’s art collection is stellar, one of the best in Scotland. Housed at Gracefield in Dumfries, rotating and themed exhibitions present the best in contemporary and twentieth century art. Alan Davey, Peter Howson, Ken …

     
  • Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop


    Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop and Visitors Centre

    Famous since 1754 and family run since 1885, the Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. From its historical beginnings as the home of runaway weddings, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop …

     
  • Heart of Galloway Visitors Centre


      Taken over by the Castle Douglas Development Forum for the community, the Heart of Galloway Visitor Centre is a visitor information centre which also sells the best of locally produced food and crafts

     
  • Henrys Bay House Restaurant, Stranraer


    Henrys Bay House Restaurant Stranraer

    Henrys Bay House Restaurant Henrys Bay House Restaurant is nestled in the West Coast town of Stranraer. The menu features locally sourced fish and meat prepared and cooked freshly to order by local chef/restaurateur John Henry. The restaurant …

     
  • Hilltop Memorials & Public Art


    Visit prominent memorials to the great men of Galloway’s past. On Vinney Hill overlooking Gatehouse of Fleet the Rutherford Monument stands fifty-five feet high and celebrates the town’s erstwhile Minister and exile. There is a …

     
  • Historic Scotland - Dundrennan Abbey


    Enjoy the peace of this beautiful Gothic abbey set in tree-fringed pastures where Mary Queen of Scots spent her last hours in Scotland. This was the major abbey of the Cistercian order, which was founded on …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle


    The epitome of the moated, medieval stronghold, Caerlaverock’s great triangular defences guard the Solway shore. This site has had a turbulent past. In 1300, its 60-strong garrison was defeated by Edward I’s vast English army …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Cardoness Castle


    Cardoness was built in the 1400s by the notorious McCulloch family, as a demonstration of their status. The well-preserved prison shows the kind of reception their most unwelcome guests might expect. Admission Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE Adult: £6.00 Child …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Glenluce Abbey


    Tucked in a tranquil valley is one of Scotland’s best-preserved monasteries. A highlight is the magnificent chapter house, with its ornate windows and grotesque carvings. There is also a remarkable plumbing system that supplied the …

     
  • Historic Scotland- MacLellan's Castle


    Explore the impressive residence of a powerful family in the heart of Kirkcudbright and the vaulted ground floor rooms in which their servants once worked. Look for the laird’s lug, a spy hole in the …

     
  • Historic Scotland- New Abbey Corn Mill


    See a beautifully-restored village mill in action and learn about how oatmeal, a staple of the Scottish diet, was once made. A mill was probably built here by the monks of nearby Sweetheart Abbey, but …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Sweetheart Abbey


    *Due to concerns with about some areas of the stonework following a routine survey,Sweetheart Abbey is closed until further notice. Please refer to the Historic Environment Scotland website for updates* A monument to human and divine …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Threave Castle


    Cross the River Dee by boat to visit this enchanting castle set on its own island. Rich with wildflowers in summer; you might see ospreys and otters hunting in the river. The castle was besieged by …

     
  • Hullabaloo


    Locally produced food, imaginative 'city cafe' menu in a lovely location overlooking the river. Hullabaloo is a well established restaurant situated alongside the Nith River in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland. "We …

     
  • Jake Irving Ceramics and Coffee Shop


     Jake Irving Ceramics, stylish, unique & exclusive ceramics & coffee shop. Opened in Kirkcudbright in March 2018.     Jake Irving Ceramics & Coffee Shop. Unique hand built ceramics sold only in Kirkcudbright and home baked cakes and drinks. All welcome, feel …

     
  • Jewel in the Crown, Dumfries


    This popular Indian restaurant is a favourite with locals and tourists in the town. The menu features classic tandoori-style chicken, red curry with seafood, and vegetable dishes. Jewel in the Crown has a polished marble …

     
  • John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre


    John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre     The John Paul Jones Cottage Museum is located on the Arbigland Estate near Kirkbean in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The cottage is where John Paul Jones, hero of …

     
  • Just to Say Gifts and Flowers


      Just to Say Gifts & Flowers is a small, rural independent business on the swc300 offering top quality gifts and  beautiful flowers for all occasions. All our flowers are natural and free of artifical colours and additives. Dalmellington Is nestled in amongst …

     
  • Kilnford Farm Shop


    Kilnford Farm Shop (We are located along the A75 at the Garroch Roundabout - Right beside the NEW D&G Hospital!)   Thank you for looking at our page!  Here is an exclusive coupon code for our online shop... GET …

     
  • Kippford Classic Car and Camper Hire


    Kippford Classic Car Hire   Hire a classic car and drive the stunning roads of Dumfries and Galloway, including the South West Coastal 300. The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, or to explore South West Scotland, …

     
  • Kirkcudbright Golf Club


    The gentle slopes of Kirkcudbright Golf Course reward the golfer with magnificent panoramic views over the Galloway Hills and the Dee Estuary. Situated on the southern edge of the town, Kirkcudbright Golf Club was founded in …

     
  • Kirkdale Water Driven Sawmill


    Currently probably the only working water-powered sawmill in Scotland. The Kirkdale Sawmill, near Gatehouse of Fleet is driven by an overshot water-wheel and dates from the early 1800's. It was used as an estate sawmill and …

     
  • Kirkmadrine Stones


    Some of the oldest early Christian memorial stones in Britan are to be found at Kirkmadrine Church just a few  miles from Sandhead on the Rhins of Galloway. While the current church was built in the …

     
  • Kirpatrick Macmillan, man on wheels


    Thornhill, set in the picturesque Nith Valley saw the beginning of the transition of transport from legs to wheels. As you cycle the traffic free roads of Dumfries & Galloway, remember Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the man …

     
  • Kirroughtree Visitor Centre Cafe


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    The cafe at Kirroughtee is within a magnificent purpose built Visitor Centre. The Visitor Centre at Kirroughtree in Galloway Forest park between Newton Stewart and Creetown was opened in 2014. The Cafe at Kirroughtree Visitor …

     
  • Kitchen Coos and Ewes


    Kitchen Coos and Ewes Authentic working farm tours lead by the people who love and look after the animals every day. Airyolland farm is situated in the Southern Uplands of Scotland and was taken over by Neale …

     
  • Laggan Outdoor


    Laggan Outdoor Laggan Outdoor  offer adventure and recreational experiences for all the family. Set in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, on the hills above the Solway coast, you really will struggle to find a more stunning …

     
  • Langholm Golf Club


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    Langholm Golf Course is a scenic 9 hole, par 70 course located above the town of Langholm in the Scottish Borders. No matter what hole you are on, the views are spectacular. Looking to the …

     
  • Langholm Walks


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      Langholm  on the banks of the River Esk is surrounded by rolling hills and offers many opportunities for walking. The Langholm Walks Project, part of the work of Langholm Initiative, have published a leaflet describing 14 …

     
  • Laurie Arms Hotel


    This restaurant and bar is owned by two local farmers and they really do use local produce where ever possible. Open from 12 noon every day. Friendly service and very tasty well cooked food which is …

     
  • Linda Irving Felt Artist


    Linda Irving Felt Artist   Linda Irving Felt Artist is an artist who 'paints with felt', art & wearables inspired by the sea & landscapes, natural world - Mull of Galloway, Scotland. Community teaching & Gallery space

     
  • Loch Arthur


    We are gaining a growing reputation for our range of home-made pies, cakes, chutneys and other delights produced in our Farm Shop kitchen.As one of our earliest work ventures, we started making cheese at Loch …

     
  • Loch Doon Visitor Centre and Round House Cafe


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    Enjoy coffee and cake while watching osprey chicks (subject to availability) using a telescope within the Round House Cafe on the shores of Loch Doon. A nest is situated across the loch from the cafe for …

     
  • Loch Ryan Coastal Path Stranraer


    Locy Ryan Coastal Path Stranraer

    The Loch Ryan Coastal Path initially follows the shores of Loch Ryan from Stranraer to Cairnryan. The path then ascends into Glenapp and ends at Glenapp Church. This popular walk takes in both Dumfries & …

     
  • Loch Ryan Leisure


    loch ryan leisure fast rib adventure

    Loch Ryan Leisure operate a fast RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat)  sailing from Portpatrick Harbour in South West Scotland. Charters are available ranging from 30 minutes up to a trip to Ailsa Craig, Belfast or even …

     
  • Loch Skerrow Halt


    One of the most remote and isolated points on the line from Dumfries to Portpatrick, and later Stranraer, Loch Skerrow halt is accessible only via the trackbed from either Mossdale or Gatehouse Station. When the line …

     
  • Lochhill Equestrian & Trekking Centre


    Situated in the Galloway Hills with lovely scenic hacks and trecks. Lochhill Equestrian Centre near Ringford, Castle Douglas offers a wide range of equestrian services for all abilities. Lochhill can offer trekking on some …

     
  • Lochmaben Golf Club


    Lochmaben Golf Course 18-hole One of the most attractive courses in the area, the course occupies a historic area around the attractive Kirk Loch. The tee shot on the 2nd takes you to the site of …

     
  • Lockerbie Golf Club


    Lockerbie Golf Club, founded in 1890, is an 18 hole parkland course situated south of the Annandale Hills, with breathtaking views extending over the Lake District and west to Dumfries. The presence of water hazards on …

     
  • Logan Botanic Garden


    5 * Logan Botanic Garden is Scotland’s Most Exotic Garden and hosts plant treasures from the southern hemisphere – rarely seen in the UK. Situated at the south-western tip of Scotland, Logan Botanic Garden is an exotic …

     
  • Logan House Garden


    Logan House Garden

    Logan House Garden - an enchanting garden, dating from the 1870s and set in 20 acres. Logan House Garden houses a superb collection of plants from around the world. A garden to delight all who visit. …

     
  • Lonsdale Cinema Annan


    This up to date twin screen cinema features stadium seating, air-conditioning, Dolby Stereo SR sound systems, full disabled facilities and free car parking. The cinemas are open every evening, with afternoon screenings at weekends and during …

     
  • Mabie Farm Park


    Welcome to Mabie Farm Park! A wonderful day of adventure and play!Nestled beneath the magnificent Mabie Forest with views over the Solway Firth, Mabie Farm Park is original farm fun that’s delightful for all ages in …

     
  • Mariners Coffee Shop Drummore


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    The Mariners is a Coffee shop with character located centrally in Drummore. Breakfast, tea & coffee, snacks and evening meal by prior booking only. Outside tables are a sun trap.

     
  • Marrbury Smokehouse Deli and Eco Friendly SnackShack


    Marrbury Smokehouse Deli and Eco Friendly SnackShack  Visit Marrbury Smokehouse Deli, Eco Friendly SnackShack & beautiful Art Gallery in the stunning setting of Carsluith Castle overlooking the Solway. Enjoy a picnic from our wonderful range of food …

     
  • Masonic Arms


    Excellent food of a consistently high standard, the Masonic has been voted "Scotland's Best Loved Pub" by the Daily Telegraph. The Masonic Arms  in Gatehouse of Fleetoffers a choice of dining experience from their contemporary dining room, to …

     
  • Masonic Arms


    Masonic Arms   Welcome to The Masonic Arms At the Masonic Arms we offer a wide range of draught beer, wines, spirits and not to mention over 260 gins! With a great emphasis on Scottish gin.  We have …

     
  • Mill Plant Nursery


    Mill Plant Nursery near Moniaive is a small, but expanding perennial nursery based in a delightful rural setting, which also serves as a location for an artist's teaching studio and gallery. A series of unusual gardens …

     
  • MMV Art


    Art Gallery and Short Art Courses MMV Art delivers high quality teaching and training. They blend some traditional methods with a mix of new techniques and processes. They aim to make the result an enjoyable, exciting …

     
  • Moat Brae, Birthplace of Peter Pan


    Peter Pan stands on a tree stump and looks out across a green enchanted land

    Moat Brae is the Birthplace of Peter Pan. New Family Attraction set in the 'enchanted land' that inspired the story of Peter Pan. Discover a world of children's stories in the enchanted land that inspired the story …

     
  • Moffat Golf Club


    The Moffat Golf Club was founded in 1884. In 1904, Ben Sayers of North Berwick was invited to design the present 18-hole course. Located high on Coats Hill overlooking the town it is some 670 …

     
  • Moffat Mill


    Moffat Mill   Moffat Mill (4 star tourist shop awarded by VisitScotland) Moffat Mill is an fantastic destination offering shopping for all and great stop for refreshments as you first cross the Border into Scotland. We are situated …

     
  • Monrieth Animal Park


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    Monreith Animal Park is set in 12 acres of scenic countryside. Open daily from March to October. Hot and cold drinks, crafts and gifts on sale.

     
  • Mossburn Animal Centre


    Mossburn is an animal welfare centre where a wide variety of farm, domestic and exotic animals find refuge. The large family of rabbits have their own village of Edinburrow. Here at Mossburn animal rescue centre in …

     
  • Mossyard Farm Pottery


    Mossyard Farm Pottery   is a new paint it yourself studio based on Mossyard Farm, a working beef and sheep farm running 110 cows and 650 sheep. With beautiful views of Fleet bay and within two minutes …

     
  • Mostly Ghostly Tours


    Mostly Ghostly Tours A warm welcome to the home of Mostly Ghostly Tours – Dumfries and Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team and creators of a range of well-researched ghost and local history tours encompassing everything from …

     
  • Motorparty Classic Car Hire


    If you are planning a classic car motoring holiday in the beautiful region of South West Scotland or just spending some time away with a few friends and fancy doing something really special then consider …

     
  • Mountain Biking


    Dumfries and Galloway offers some of the best mountain biking venues in the World! The 7 stanes offers award winning mountain biking, superb scenery, and a bike friendly welcome. A landscape of rolling hills to crag sided …

     
  • Mr Pook's Kitchen


    Mr Pook's Kitchen   Mr Pook’s Kitchen, will be your gateway to Scotland’s larder. This new restaurant will showcase some of the best produce from Dumfries and Galloway using ancient, classic and modern cooking techniques.   CREATIVE COOKING, LOCAL PRODUCE  

     
  • Mull of Galloway Experience


    Mull of Galloway

    Mull of Galloway Experience The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most Southerly Point. At the end of a narrow peninsula with stunning views in every direction, the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, the Lighthouse Exhibition, the RSPB …

     
  • Mull of Galloway Trail


    Mull of Galloway Trail

    The Mull of Galloway Trail is 24 miles long. This spectacular trail runs from Stranraer to the Mull of Galloway, Scotland`s most southerly point. This is probably the most scenic trail in South West Scotland. After …

     
  • NAK Cycles


    NAK Cycles   N.A.K Cycles is the leading bike shop serving Stranraer and surrounding areas for sales, repairs and servicing.   Here at NAK Cycles we stock a large range of bikes ranging from kids through to adults, range …

     
  • New Galloway Golf Club


    new galloway golf in south west scotland

    New Galloway Golf Club is a delightful 9 hole golf course located in South West Scotland. It is a gem among rural courses in Scotland. The members of New Galloway Golf Club are proud of …

     
  • Newton Stewart Angling Association


    Newton Stewart & District Angling Association was founded over 50 years ago to provide fishing for local anglers at an affordable price. Starting with just a handful of members, the Association has grown steadily over the …

     
  • Newton Stewart Cinema


    The Cinema - Newton Stewart The Cinema is a Community resource and is run by a voluntary Board of Directors on a not for profit basis and relies on audience support for all our events. We are …

     
  • Newton Stewart Golf Club


    newton stewart golf club

    Newton Stewart Golf Course is a superb 18-hole parkland golf course with spectacular views from every hole. Measuring 5840 yards (par 69), each hole is unique with excellent greens and subtle borrows. For ideas of other …

     
  • Newton Stewart Walking Festival


    Newton Stewart Walking Festival   Newton Stewart Walking Festival is run by a group of volunteers who share an enthusiasm and love for Galloway and the great walking experiences it offers. Newton Stewart Walking Festival provides a week …

     
  • NTS Broughton House & Garden


    Cross the threshold of Broughton House and enter the world of wellknown Scottish artist E A Hornel, one of the ‘Glasgow Boys’. Open to the public from April 2005 after a period of conservation, this …

     
  • NTS Rockcliffe Coastline


    Rockcliffe is one of Scotland’s most beautiful coastlines, stretching along the Solway Firth on the southern edge of Dumfries and Galloway. Part of a National Scenic Area, the National Trust for Scotland nature reserve is fringed with wildflowers and dotted with sailing …

     
  • NTS Threave Garden


    Threave’s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust’s School of Practical Gardening. It was recently voted second in The Independent's '10 Best Gardens to Visit in the UK'. …

     
  • Pancake Place


    80 seater family restaurant. Waitress service. Extensive menu, children's menu. A well established cafe just off the main street, The Pancake Place is open every day, serving our famous sweet pancakes plus a huge selection …

     
  • Pizzeria IL Fiume & Bar Milan


    Established 32 years. Italian Mediterranean cuisine features authentic log oven. Pizzas, pasta, seafood, steaks and grills. Fine dining, healthy option available. Set menus and Happy Hour. Take away meals available. Open all year Mon- Sun 5pm …

     
  • Polarbites Fish and Chip Restaurant


    Welcome to Polarbites   Award winning fish and chips We are proud to offer our customers the freshest quality king and queen scallops, lobster and crabs which we source from our local harbour in Kirkcudbright. Our haddock is from …

     
  • Port Logan


    Port Logan - is a delightful village in a sheltered and sandy bay on the west coast of the Rhins of Galloway. It is south of Portpatrick and just to the north of the Mull …

     
  • Port Logan Fishpond


    Port Logan Fishpond The pretty, whitewashed cottage with the quaint turret, perched on the rocks near Port Logan on the beautiful Galloway coast in S W Scotland, is hiding a secret. ​ If you would like to learn …

     
  • Port William


    Relax in the peaceful harbour village of Port William on the coast of Luce Bay in the Machars of Galloway. Port William is a haven for leisure craft as you gaze across the sea to …

     
  • Portpatrick Cliff Path Walks


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    From Portpatrick there are excellent cliff paths in both directions, north and south. These offer a range of options for stunning walks with awesome scenery. Walk Portpatrick to Killantringan Lighthouse and Bay This walk follows the …

     
  • Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club


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    Portpatrick Golf Course, known as Dunskey is one of Scotland`s Top 100 Golf Courses. It is also one of the most spectacular golf courses in South West Scotland. There are actually two courses here. Dunskey is …

     
  • Powfoot Golf Club


    A beautiful 18 hole links course, designed by  James Braid, on the Scottish side of the Solway Firth.Set in breathtaking scenery in Dumfriesshire, South West Scotland, Powfoot Golf Course presents a mixture of both links …

     
  • Priory Antiques


    Priory Antiques, a family run business in the heart of the historic town of Whithorn. Our aim is to provide a wide range of quality pieces including antique furniture, jewellery, glassware, ceramics, silver and paintings …

     
  • Pumpernickel


    Family run cafe, serving healthy wholesome food in a relaxed and friendly enviroment. As well as quality speciality coffee's, teas and other beverages, they serve light snacks, lunches, home made soups and a large selection …

     
  • Quintinshill, Britain's worst rail disaster


    Quintinshill, near Gretna, witnessed the worst railway disaster on 22 May 1915. A troop train, carrying soldiers of the Royal Scots, to fight at Gallipoli, was heading south at high speed in the early hours …

     
  • ReadingLasses


    ReadingLasses ReadingLasses is a women's bookshop where you can browse at your leisure and enjoy coffee, cake and comfy seats in our front rooms surrounded by books or lunch in our refurbished rear cafe.

     
  • Rigg Bay to Cruggleton Coastal Walk


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    A seaside walk in the Machars of Galloway Rigg Bay near Garlieston to Cruggleton Castle (about 2 hours there and back). From Wigtown and Bladnoch and through Kirkinner take the left fork, B7004 towards Garlieston past Kilsture …

     
  • Rik's Bike Shed


      Rik's Bike Shed     A Top Wee Shop at the Head of the Trails Based at Drumlanrig Castle. We have hire bikes for all the family, great trails and a fantastic wee shop to help with whatever cycling …

     
  • Robert Burns Centre


    Award winning Visitor Centre telling story of connections between Robert Burns and the town of Dumfries. Situated in the town's eighteenth century watermill on the west bank of the River Nith, the Robert Burns Centre tells …

     
  • Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre


    A diverse range of films including foreign language films, low-budget independent films, documentaries, animation and short films. The Film Theatre is fully wheelchair accessible, with a disabled toilet. If you have any mobility needs or questions …

     
  • Robert Burns House


    The simple sandstone house in which Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, spent the last years of his brilliant life. It was in this simple sandstone house in a quiet Dumfries street that Robert Burns, Scotland's national …

     
  • Robert Burns' Ellisland Farm


    Welcome to Ellisland Farm, the house that was built by Robert Burns in 1788 as his home and to bring his family together for the first time. Today Ellisland is a much celebrated Museum housing one of …

     
  • Robert the Bruce, father of a nation


    In the heart of the Galloway Forest Park, near Loch Trool, is a stone. It marks the place of a battle that took place in the First War of Scottish Independence in March 1307. The …

     
  • Rose of India


    This upscale exotic restaurant offers authentic Indian food. The decor is plush and it is a favorite for business meetings and special occasions, but also caters for families. Sitar music plays as the diners enjoy …

     
  • Rusko Art Holidays Galloway


      Rusko Art Holidays Galloway Stunning state-of-the-art studio set amidst the glorious Galloway countryside in South West Scotland Rusko Studio is a converted Victorian stables situated in the heart of beautiful Dumfries and Galloway offering luxury Art Holidays …

     
  • Ryan Centre


    The Ryan Centre is a 4-Star Leisure Centre under the Scottish Tourist Board's Visitor Attraction Scheme. Leisure Pool / Water Facilities, Ryan's Den - Children's Soft Play Area, Profiles 2000 Fitness Suite, Movement Room, Theatre / …

     
  • Saint Ninian, the first Christian missionary


    Not much is known about Saint Ninian, his story comes from the mists of time, but he is perhaps the most influential person in Scotland’s history. A fourth century missionary saint, he was the first …

     
  • Sandhead


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    Sandhead is on the Luce Bay coast of the Rhins of Galloway and has a sandy beach several miles long. The beach at Sandhead is very popular with boat owners and is ideal for walking …

     
  • Sanquhar Golf Club


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    This is a very attractive 9 hole parkland golf course with good views over the surrounding countryside.Sanquhar is situated on the undulating fields of the Barr Farm on the right bank of the River Nith. Lying well …

     
  • Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum


    Discover Sanquhar's world famous knitting tradition and the story fo the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel. What it was like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail, how did the ordinary people of …

     
  • Savings Bank Museum


    Duncan, Dr Henry (1774 - 1846), led to the founding of a great banking movement. If one were looking for a man out of Scotland's past to serve as an object lesson for her present he …

     
  • Sawney Bean`s Restaurant


    Sawney Bean was believed to have been the last known cannibal in Britain and is understood to have lived with his family in a cave in South West Scotland. The disappearance of travellers who were ambushed …

     
  • Scotland In A Snapshot


     
  • Scottish Castles Route


    Our Scottish Castles Route lets you explore over 250 miles of delightful and varied countryside. Steep yourself in history as there are well over a dozen castles and abbeys to visit on your journey. Take several …

     
  • Scottish Dark Sky Observatory


    The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory occupies a fantastic hilltop site on the edge of the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park. This publicily accessible educational observatory has some of the darkest skies in the UK and two …

     
  • Scottish Industrial Railway Centre


    The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre is a 'living museum'.  Here unique and historically significant industrial steam and diesel locomotives are restored and can be seen working in an authentic setting. We are the only Steam Railway …

     
  • Segway Tours


    Segway Tours Segway Adventures right here in beautiful Port Logan! visit our website to get your Adventure booked!   Adventure Tours run by a trained Adventure Guide around the beautiful area of Port Logan, on Segways!  

     
  • Selkirk Arms Hotel


    The Selkirk Arms Hotel, a substantial hotel, which has a comfortable bar and conservatory area where bar meals are served. Hotel, Restaurant, bistro, pub. Lovely well kept garden to enjoy in summer. The Selkirk Arms Hotel …

     
  • Small Print


      Small Print     Small Print is a print and copyshop. We sell stationery, computer consumables and printer ink. We also do printing, copying, photographic and artwork reproduction. Printing We offer a full range of printing services - business cards, leaflets, flyers, …

     
  • Smokehouses


    Dumfries and Galloway is blessed with some excellent smoke houses. Smoked food makes a wonderful and welcome present. You can have the produce delivered to your home. The Galloway Smokehouse Allan Watson Carsluith, Creetown, NEWTON STEWART, DG8 …

     
  • Solway Books


    The Solway Books shop is located in the pretty harbour town of Kirkcudbright in South West Scotland, known as the Artist's town and home of many talented artists past and present. In the 20th Century …

     
  • Solway Links Golf Club


    18- holes pay and play links. Good fun and great value for all the family, ideal for seniors with easy walking, overlooking the Solway Firth to the Lake District hills with sea views from every …

     
  • Solway Tours


    Solway Tours   Solway Tours offer Five star, bespoke guided historic and ancestral tours of Dumfries and Galloway and across Scotland. DandG Life Tourism Champion Winner 2016     We aim to provide unforgettable experiences through our extensive knowledge and …

     
  • Sorbie Tower


    sorbie tower on SWC300

    Sorbie Tower is a striking ancient keep and dates back to the 16th century. The Tower and surrounding land is owned by the Clan Hannay Society and is gradually being restored. The Tower was built on …

     
  • Southerness Golf Club


    Southerness Golf Course was designed by McKenzie Ross, and built in 1947. This is a true Championship Links course, measuring 6566 yards from the white tees and 6106 from the yellow tees. The SSS is 73 …

     
  • St Medan Golf Club Monreith


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    St Medan Golf Club at Monreith is Scotland`s most southerly golf course. This 9 hole golf course on the shores of Luce Bay has a very special feature - there are 18 tees!The extra tees at …

     
  • St Ninian`s Cave


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    St Ninian`s Cave - a journey back in time. On the shores of Luce Bay in the Machars of Galloway, slightly to the north of Burrowhead (famed for the burning of The Wickerman) lies St Ninian`s …

     
  • St Ninian's Tearoom, The Isle of Whithorn


    St Ninian's Tearoom The Isle of Whithorn   A small community with a big heart and a brand new Visitor Centre with Tearoom and Cinema! Also a Post Office for all your banking needs.    

     
  • Star Hotel


    Enjoy the warm informal hospitality of our restaurant service provided in our lounge bar where we serve a wide range of food from Light Bites to five course meals. Our food is cooked from fresh and includes …

     
  • Station House Cafe and Cookery School


    Station House Cafe and Cookery School   Station House Cafe and Cookery School opened in 2017 and offers cookery classes for all ages and abilities. Learn how to bake bread, make pastry, pasta or cook delicious dishes from …

     
  • Strands


    The constantly changing range of crafts has been selected to offer a wide choice of high quality, original and handmade works with an emphasis on individuality and good value. The range of Designer made modern and …

     
  • Stranraer and District Angling Association


    Founded in 1947 Stranraer and District Angling Association offers visiting anglers a diverse choice, from remote wild brown trout fishing, to a well stocked user friendly loch especially suited to the younger and disadvantaged anglers …

     
  • Stranraer Golf Club


    Stranraer Golf Course is another of Scotland`s Top 100 Courses and was the last course ever to be designed by James Baird. The 18th is called Braid`s Last. The course is situated on the shores of …

     
  • Studio 17


    Studio 17 The Home of Happy Snail, Galloway Graphics and KGR Glass Design     Studio 17 is nestled next to Cooper Cottage, a traditional stone built Scottish house, on Isle Street in Whithorn, Never heard of Whithorn? It's a …

     
  • Sulwath Brewers Ltd


    Sulwath Brewery is the principal brewery in Dumfries & Galloway. Its Tap Room is a popular haunt with all real ale lovers in Castle Douglas & surrounds. We turn out eight regular brews - with other …

     
  • Tasty Bites in Port William


    tasty bites take away in port william

    Tasty Bites provides freshly filled sandwiches, baguettes, pannini etc Located on the main road in the centre of the village of Port William.

     
  • The Anchor Inn


    Popular pub with outside seating overlooking the Solway Firth at the Kippford estuary, and an extensive bar and restaurant area, with excellent food.In summer, most people eat outside watching the sailing activities in the Solway. …

     
  • The Ark Gift Shop


    The Ark Gift Shop at Kippford - coastal and country style gifts with a touch of Scotland! The Ark Gift Shop is located in the scenic coastal village of Kippford on the Solway coast offering a …

     
  • The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre


    The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre   The Belted Galloway is a Visitor Centre with Bar, Restaurant, Tourist information and Gift Shop

     
  • The Black Bull


    The Black Bull Lockerbie     A lovely traditional, real pub situated right by the station in Lockerbie. Great beer, superb coffee and excellent banter.

     
  • The Boathouse, Glencaple


    The Boathouse Glencaple

    The Boathouse Glencaple The Boathouse Glencaple offers delicious food and stunning views, with al fresco dining out on the deck in the warmer months.  Brunch and lunch are served in the café from 10am Tuesday to …

     
  • The Bruce Hotel


    The relaxing bar and restaurant provide an excellent venue for all types of social occasion, from informal bar lunches to intimate, candlelit dinners in the restaurant with its romantic atmosphere and outstanding view over the …

     
  • The Buccleuch Estate Ltd,


     
  • The Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club


    The Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club The Barracuda Leisure Club in Dumfries is the Cairndale Hotel’s privately owned leisure club. Situated on the ground floor of the hotel, The leisure club offers excellent leisure facilities, including swimming pool, …

     
  • The Cavens Arms


    Really good pub food; comfortable seating; real ale and real chips! Cavens is a busy town centre pub with a reputation built on the quality of its ales, its great pub grub and its customer …

     
  • The Cocoabean Company


    A family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction. Come to the Cocoabean for a day full of fun for all the family. Children can make chocolate creations in the interactive workshops and explore the extensive indoor …

     
  • The Coo Shed


    The Coo Shed The Coo Shed is a unique family run coffee shop with all food prepared and baked 'in-house' and locally sourced where possible. Come and try our delicious fresh farm milk made for you by …

     
  • The Covenanters


    Under the wide sky, high on the moors of Dumfries & Galloway and in tombs in its ancient kirkyards lie The Covenanters. These religious people were persecuted for their beliefs by the Stuart Kings in …

     
  • The Crafty Crow


    Cafe, Craft and Gift Shop   When opportunity arises, you have to grab it with both hands...   We are bringing something different to Gatehouse of Fleet. Open to all, our cafe The Crafty Crow will be offering delicious home …

     
  • The Eskdale Hotel


    Open to both residents & non-residents alike, the facilities at Eskdale Hotel, Langholm offer an ideal venue for tasty meals & snacks, weddings & parties, business meetings or simply as an escape for a relaxing cup of …

     
  • The Frothy Bike Co


    The Frothy Bike Co     In my home town of Dumfries, I grew up surrounded by great countryside to explore both on and off road biking. From building my own jumps in the local woods, to exploring …

     
  • The Fullarton


    The Fullarton is a producing / receiving venue staffed entirely by volunteers. It was formerly known as the Lochside Theatre, Castle Douglas. The two hundred seat auditorium is professionally equipped and provides facilities suitable for …

     
  • The Gallery at Laurieston


    The Gallery at Laurieston   The Gallery at Laurieston is the home of award-winning landscape and fine art photographer Phil McMenemy. Open every Sunday 10.00am - 17.00pm and at all other other times for a private viewing …

     
  • The Galloway Soup Company Farm Shop and Tearoom


    The Galloway Soup Company Farm Shop and Tearoom   The Galloway Soup Company, Farm Shop and Tearoom produces a range of delicious soup using the finest local ingredients available. Find us at local farmers markets and events.

     
  • The Garret Cafe Bar


    The Garret Cafe Bar   The Garret Café Bar has a wide range of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks including an extensive wine list and Dear Green coffee – ethically sourced speciality grade coffee, roasted in Glasgow! Our …

     
  • The Globe Inn


    The Globe Inn, tucked away in a narrow close off the High Street of Dumfries, will always be associated with Robert Burns, Scotland's National Bard. It is one of the country's oldest hostelries, established in 1610. …

     
  • The Grapes


    Warm welcome, good pub food, open fires and beer garden. Offering lunch and evening meals from bar snacks to a la carte. Seasonal produce used to create  home cooked food, served with quality hand picked wines,  ales …

     
  • The Green Tearoom


    Cafe/Tearoom at Thornhill golf course serving a range of delicious meals, snacks, teas and coffees. The Green Tearoom at Thornhill Golf Club is open to all,  7 days a week, 09.30 - 20.30, with all …

     
  • The Limetree Restaurant


    "Good Food Guide" recommended. A seasonal blend of modern and traditional cooking using only fresh ingredients. "The Limetree has got all its priorities right. Food is king here." Joanna Blythman, Sunday Herald Open for Dinner Tuesday - …

     
  • The Mill on the Fleet


    The Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse

    The Mill on the Fleet is a restored 18th century cotton mill on the bank of the River Fleet in Gatehouse of Fleet. Now an exhibition centre The Mill on The Fleet is spread over three floors …

     
  • The Old Colfin Creamery


      The Old Colfin Creamery     The Old Colfin Creamery brought to you by Nick & Emma. Offering a balance between old classics and modern dishes using seasonal local produce. The Old Colfin Creamery where  warm welcome and a relaxed …

     
  • The Pheasant


    The Pheasant

    Situated in the small village of Sorbie The Pheasant offers a unique dining experience in the heart of Galloway. Run by husband and wife team Morag and Andrea Cuomo who spent 13 years in Edinburgh and …

     
  • The Port Pantry Coffee and Gift Shop Portpatrick


    portpatrick port pantry sample menu

    The Port Pantry in Portpatrick is a coffee  and gift shop selling probably the best coffee in Portpatrick.  The Port Pantry is family owned and family run and makes a great choice for good home …

     
  • The Potting Shed Bistro


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    The Potting Shed Bistro is set within Logan Botanic Garden near Port Logan and, except for September, October and the second half of April the admission fee for the gardens requires to be paid to …

     
  • The Pub


    THE PUB   Cold Beer, Hot Food, Live Music   Food Service Mondays :                      2pm   - 7.30pm               Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri :  12.00pm   -   2.30pm  …

     
  • The Quay Zone


    The Quay Zone 4 Fabulous Zones, One Great Location   The Quay Zone is a Leisure Centre with Swimming Pool, Gym, Studio, Cafe & Soft Play. Memberships, classes and various leisure and fitness activities available. Special changing and pool access …

     
  • The Riverbank Cafe


    The Riverbank Cafe     The Riverbank Cafe is a popular venue for visitors and locals alike who just love the fresh baking, excellent coffee, paninis, toasties, salads, burgers, breakfast, soup, desserts, sandwiches and children’s menu.       …

     
  • The Schoolhouse


     
  • The Steam Packet Inn


      Welcome to The Steam Packet Inn & Hotel on the beautiful Isle of Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway. Along with great food & drink, you can be sure of a warm welcome at this family …

     
  • The Striding Arches - Land Art in Dumfries & Galloway


    Striding Arches byDavid Baird

    The Striding Arches are a series of iconic red sandstone arches in an area of Dumfries & Galloway known as Cairnhead. Nearest village is Moniaive from where the arches can be reached by driving about 7 …

     
  • The Swallow Theatre


    The Swallow Theatre

    Scotland's smallest theatre. This 'little gem' of a venue offers an intimate setting for professional theatre, live music, spoken word, comedy and other events. The rural 48-seat auditorium is situated in the beautiful Galloway countryside 3 from …

     
  • The Swan


    Popular with locals and visitors, at Kingholm Quay, just outside Dumfries. A warm welcome awaits you at the Swan with Angela Mcintyre, previously venue manager of Easterbrook hall, at the helm. Come along to experience great …

     
  • The Townhead Hotel


    Welcome to the Townhead Hotel. Restaurant Our resident Chef and his team are on-hand to provide you with some amazing food. We strive to use as many locally sourced Scottish ingredients wherever possible. We guarantee you will love our …

     
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  • The Waterfront - Portpatrick


    portpatrick waterfront food

    The Waterfront on the harbour side in Portpatrick offers the option of eating in their attractive restaurant, their intimate bar area or outside on the harbourside The restaurant at the Waterfront is elegant and serves …

     
  • The Willow Tree


    Cafe / Restaurant / Bistro in Palnackie, near Castle Douglas. Opening Hours:  Tuesday & Wednesday 10am -4pm, Thursday- Sunday 10.00 am - 9pm with last orders at 9pm. Closed Mondays. Breakfasts, morning coffee, light lunches. Fantastic home …

     
  • Theatre Royal Dumfries


    Theatre Royal Dumfries Scotland’s Oldest Theatre, established 1792. Historically modern. The oldest theatre in Scotland, the Theatre Royal is in the heart of Dumfries and first opened its doors in 1792. It has strong associations with the …

     
  • Thomas Telford, the man who made travel possible


    As you drive along the quiet roads of Dumfries & Galloway, over its elegant bridges that span rivers and valleys, even to the land’s end lighthouse on the Mull of Galloway, you will be in …

     
  • Thomas Tosh


    Cafe, Gift shop, Gallery and Antique Centre all rolled into one - a destination shop. Well worth a visit.

     
  • Thornhill Golf Club


    Thornhill is a picturesque village in Mid Nithsdale, Dumfries & Galloway. Thornhill Golf Club was established in 1893 as a 9 hole course and extended to 18 holes in 1979. The course is a mixture of …

     
  • Torr Farm, Auchencairn


    Torr Farm, an organic dairy farm is located at the head of Auchencairn Bay. The footpaths give access to the head of Auchencairn Bay. A complete circuit of the footpaths covers a little over 6km. …

     
  • Walking Festivals


    Lower Annandale Walking Festival Join our walkers for a weekend of walks in and around Annan. Enjoy great views, coupled with fascinating archaeology and history interpreted by our knowledgeable guides. T: 013873 80914 click here for more information Newton …

     
  • Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum


    The Visitor Centre is situated in the heart of the village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highest Village at 1531 ft./468.08 m. above sea level. Robert Burns had his horse shod here when it threw a …

     
  • Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe


      Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe The Whithorn Trust runs the exhibition and museum detailing the town's 1600 years of Christian history. Coffee and gift shop with locally sourced products. The Whithorn Trust manages the archaeological site associated …

     
  • Wigtown - Scotland's National Book Town


    wigtown town hall

    Find a great read in Scotland’s Book Town, investigate gruesome witch-drowning and Neolithic stone circles or enjoy a dram at Scotland's most southerly distillery, nearby. There are 30 book related businesses in Wigtown and our sister …

     
  • Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club


    wigtown & bladnoch golf club

    Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Course is a 9 hole parkland golf course just half a mile from Wigtown - Scotland`s Book Town. The course is set in lush parkland and has several quite tricky holes! Wigtown and …

     
  • Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve


    Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is the largest LNR in Britain. The estuary, with large areas of salt marsh and mudflats is vitally important for many of the species that live there, especially for salt …

     
  • Wigtown Festival Company


    County Buildings and marquee during Wigtown Book Festival

    Wigtown Festival Company runs the annual Wigtown Book Festival every autumn in Scotland's National Book Town. The 10 day festival features author talks, music, visual arts, film, and performances for the whole family. There are …

     
  • Wigtown Summer Street Market


      Wigtown Summer Street Market Wigtown Summer Street Market is in Wigtown Market Square each Saturday during the summer months - 10am to 3.30pm There are around 20 stalls for which differ from week to week, for you …

     
  • Wigtownshire County Golf Club Glenluce


    Wigtownshire county Golf Club House

    Wigtownshire County Golf Course is another  very popular golf course in South West Scotland. The golf course is near Glenluce and one of the reasons for its popularity is that the course is mainly on very …

     
  • Wild Eskdale / Wildlife Experiences


    Wild Eskdale / Wildlife Experiences Take a Guided Tour with Wild Eskdale Offering a range of wonderful wildlife experiences and tours in Scotland. We are based in the beautiful southern uplands of Dumfries and Galloway with dramatic scenery all around.   The hills, …

     
  • Wildings Hotel and Restaurant


    Wildings Hotel and Restaurant An Ayrshire hotel, Wildings is well known for modern cuisine taking advantage of the lush, clean countryside and clear seas to source the very best local ingredients, setting the standard for an …

     
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