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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.

  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Allan McNally Fine Art


      Allan McNally Fine Art   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 studio-gallery owner …

     
  • Easterbrook Hall


    Full of grandeur with a historic soul, the Easterbrook Hall and Crichton Memorial Church is a hidden treasure situated on the 100 acres Crichton Estate in Dumfries, South West Scotland. The red sandstone buildings on the …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 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 …

     
  • The Whithorn Trust


    Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe 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 with …

     
  • Scotland In A Snapshot


     
  • 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 …

     
  • Daleside Equestrian Centre


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

     
  • 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, …

     
  • 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.  

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Neuros Bar, Restaurant and Spa


    Welcome to Neuro’s Neuro’s Bar, Restaurant and spa is located in the heart of the Crichton estate and is adjacent to the magnificent Easterbrook Hall. Neuro’s is an ideal place to stop-off for a coffee, drink …

     
  • Galloway Forest Park - Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree


    7 stanes bruntis loch

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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!  

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. Portpatrick to Killantringan Lighthouse and Bay This walk follows the cliff …

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 Scotland’s most …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Barholm Cycle Hire


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

     
  • Carsphairn Heritage and Craft Centre


    Carsphairn Heritage and Craft Centre is open daily from April until the end of September. Days of opening - to be confirmed soon NEW for 2018....the Centre is now home to a wide selection of Craftwork and …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Sanquhar Golf Club


    sanquhar golf club

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 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. …

     
  • Ancestral Tourism - Stuart Coles Genealogist


    Looking for your ancestors in south-west Scotland? Let me help you find them.  I provide comprehensive ancestral tourism and genealogical research services.  By using resources in local archives and libraries, as well as those in the major …

     
  • 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 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Langholm Golf Club


    langholm golf club

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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.

     
  • St Medan Golf Club Monreith


    St medans Golf Course galloway

    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 …

     
  • 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, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Annandale Distillery Company Ltd


    Welcome to Annandale Distillery 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 famous Johnnie Walker, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Loch Ken Water Ski School


    Here you can learn to water ski or wakeboard or just mess around on a Ringo or Banana Boat. There is a cutting edge water ski and wakeboard boat and a highly trained professional team to …

     
  • The Green Frog


    THE GREEN FROG   Fishing • Relaxing • Organic Gardening Welcome to The Green Frog at Moffat - GREEN because we strive to be and FROG standing for Fishing, Relaxing and Organic Gardening! (and because we like frogs) - we know it sounds corny, but even the name makes you smile! There …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 Charles …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • Loch Doon Visitor Centre and Round House Cafe and


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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 …

     
  • Easterbrook LIVE


    Easterbrook Live is the new side to Easterbrook Hall, one of the largest venues in Dumfries is now bringing all genres of live events, acts and performances to south west Scotland. Easterbrook Live have the …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Kippford Classic Car 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, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • The Crichton Gardens and Church


    The Crichton Gardens and Church Open to the public all year round, you can visit the Crichton Estate and explore the stunning scenery, enchanting rock gardens and discover the intriguing history – all within walking distance of Dumfries town centre. The Crichton …

     
  • 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

     
  • Sorbie Tower


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    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Crafty Distillery & Visitor Centre


    Here at Crafty Distillery, in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, we have a plan. To create tasty spirits from scratch using new technology and locally sourced ingredients Crafty Distillery & Visitor Centre Our modern distillery is …

     
  • Caerlaverock Wetland Centre


    Lying on the Solway Firth, Caerlaverock embraces a vast stretch of sea, mudflats and "merse" (the local name for saltmarsh). It's a remarkable location, with dramatic coastal scenery and a rich range of wildlife. Experience the …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Basecamp Cafe at Laggan


    Basecamp Cafe sits atop Laggan with incredible panoramic views over the Solway coast. We serve the freshest, locally sourced food, all made on site from scratch by our fantastic team.

     
  • Beltie Books and Cafe


    It is now Autumn, so we are reducing hours a little.  Closed Sundays, Mondays &  Tuesdays.  Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays Come and visit BELTIE BOOKS & Café Books.  Coffee, tea, chocolate.  Cake.  Snacks.  Art.   What more could …

     
  • 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                                     …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Nocturnal Wildlife Experience


    See wildlife in a totally different light throughout the year! A truly unique and unforgettable experience could be yours. Prepare to be astounded as we open your eyes to the lives of nocturnal wildlife in Dumfries …

     
  • GG's Yard Venue


    GG’s Yard Venue We offer a simply stunning setting, hidden in the glorious Galloway hills which overlook breathtaking views of Scotland’s most beautiful southern coastline. Our location is nothing less than perfect and if you are …

     
  • Cream o’ Galloway


    family fun activity

    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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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, …

     
  • Solway Tours


     
  • Logan Fishpond Marine Life Centre


    Logan Fishpond Marine Life Centre   On the South Rhins Tourist Trail on beautiful Galloway sits the UK's, if not the world's, oldest and most unique natural marine 'aquarium'. Set deep in rocks on the shore and …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • The Devil's Porridge Museum


     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 / …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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: £5.00 Child …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 the Mull of Galloway. The Gardens …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 & …

     
  • 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. From activities for kids to salmon fishing, you’ll …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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'. …

     
  • Doon Valley Crafters and Coffee Shop


    Welcome to Doon Valley Crafters and Coffee Shop.   Weaving and spinning and all things crafty happen here. We design and weave our own tartan and have designed tartans for other organisations      This is the new Dark …

     
  • Kirkmichael Community Shop and Cafe


    Kirkmichael Community Shop and Café   A warm welcome awaits you in this beautiful conservation village, and our friendly staff are always happy to help. You'll find many locally sourced products; such as honey, meats, free range …

     
  • The Striding Arches


    Striding Arch byDavid Baird

    The Striding Arches are a number 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 …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Sweetheart Abbey


    A monument to human and divine love, Sweetheart Abbey was named for its founder, Lady Dervorgilla, who was buried here with the embalmed heart of her beloved husband. The abbey church, with a stone effigy …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Robert Burns' Ellisland Farm


    Discover Robert Burns' family home "His Domicile for Humility and Contentment", built for him in 1788 and where many of his greatest works were inspired. Tam o' Shanter, Auld Lang Syne and Ae Fond Kiss …

     
  • 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 trunk road directly …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. A warm welcome and a relaxed atmosphere. We offer scones, traybakes & coffees. Fresh sandwiches/salads …

     
  • Rigg Bay to Cruggleton Coastal Walk


    cruggleston castle near garlieston

    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 …

     
  • 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 and a cuppa …

     
  • 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- 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 location.

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Monrieth Animal Park


    monreith animal park

    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.

     
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