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  • Galloway Astronomy Centre


    Galloway Astronomy Centre The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky   There are few places in the UK where you can clearly see the Milky Way and also the Andromeda Galaxy …

     
  • Crawick Multiverse


    Crawick Multiverse in Sanquhar

    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 …

     
  • Broughton House and Garden


    Broughton House and Garden     Broughton House and Garden home of painter E.A. Hornel (a 'Glasgow Boy') from 1901 until 1933, and his sister Tizzy until her death in 1950. The house holds Hornel's pictures, vast collection …

     
  • Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club


    Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club   Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club set in the beautiful Fleet Valley rewards you with challenge and with visual appeal at each and every hole of this stunning 9 hole golf course. Situated …

     
  • Galloway Alpacas


    Galloway Alpacas         Nestled in the beautiful surroundings of South West Scotland, Galloway Alpacas is an alpaca farm providing alpaca experiences, trekking, therapy and private hire for corporate events, weddings and other special occasions. Come and experience a …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Portpatrick Cliff Path Walks


    portpatrick cliff walk

    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 …

     
  • Crafty Distillery Tours & Shop


    Distillery Tour Take your taste buds on a tour of our modern distillery to learn the secrets of our process, from how we make our very own spirit, to the botanicals we’ve selected to create our …

     
  • Cream o’ Galloway


    Ice Cream Making at Cream o Galloway

    Welcome to Cream o' Galloway! Visit the home of Cream o' Galloway ice cream where you'll find more than 20 flavours of deliciously indulgent luxury dairy ice cream to choose from! Set in the beautiful Galloway …

     
  • 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, …

     
  • The Wee Pottery - Kirkcudbright


    The Wee Pottery

    The Wee Pottery - Kirkcudbright   The Wee Pottery - Kirkcudbright is a new paint it yourself studio based at the Johnston Centre in Kirkcudbright. The studio can seat up to 16 people and is ideal for children’s …

     
  • Climb Criffel Hill


    criffel near new abbey

    Criffel may be less than 2000 feet high, but as this is the highest hill for some distance it is prominent in views of the Solway Coast, from the Lake District. Due to its relatively low …

     
  • The Tamar Manoukian New Cumnock Pool


    The Tamar Manoukian New Cumnock Pool

    The Tamar Manoukian New Cumnock Pool   Having been fully refurbished by the Dumfries House Trust in June 2017, this outdoor heated swimming pool, opposite the New Cumnock Town Hall, is for the community to enjoy.

     
  • Ayrshire Coastal Path


    Ayrshire Coastal Path 2 Image courtesy of G Craig

    The Ayrshire Coastal Path from Glenapp to Skelmorlie runs 100 miles along one of the finest panoramic coastlines in the British Isles. Crowned with a superb backdrop of the ever-changing profile of the mountains of …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere


      Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere Galloway and Southern Ayrshire is a unique and special place. So much so that the area has been designated a UNESCO ‘Biosphere’: a status awarded to world-class environments that demonstrate …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Barholm Cycle Hire


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

     
  • 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 Nr Newbie, two miles from the nearby market …

     
  • Castle Douglas Golf Club


    Castle Douglas Golf Club THE COURSE Our attractive, tree-lined 9-hole parkland course, situated close to the centre of the town of Castle Douglas, is a very fair course for all levels of golfer. The course measures 5400 …

     
  • Colvend Golf Club


    Colvend Golf Club   Our testing parkland layout offers a challenge to all abilities and is one of the area’s most popular golfing experiences. The Club was founded in 1905 with a Willie Fernie designed 9hole layout …

     
  • New Galloway Golf Club


    New Galloway Golf Club   New Galloway Golf Club is a delightful 9 hole golf course located in the South of Scotland. We welcome visitors to experience playing in a magical place. It is a gem among rural …

     
  • Ae Forest Bike Shop and Cafe


      Ae Forest Bike Shop and Cafe       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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Scottish Dark Sky Observatory


    The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory Is Currently Closed         www.scottishdarkskyobservatory.co.uk   

     
  • 7Stanes Mountain Biking


    Kirroughtree

    Dumfries and Galloway offers some of the best mountain biking venues in the World including five of the renowned 7Stanes Centres! The 7Stanes offer award winning mountain biking, superb scenery, and a bike friendly welcome. …

     
  • Wigtownshire County Golf Club


    Wigtownshire County Golf Club   Wigtownshire County Golf Club - The 'County' is one of the most popular holiday golf courses in South West Scotland, an 18-hole, true links course situated on the shores of Luce Bay.   The …

     
  • Bruntis Loch @ Kirroughtree -Galloway Forest Park


    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 …

     
  • Arden Holiday Cottage Activity and Leisure Packages


    Arden Holiday Cottage Activity and Leisure Packages   Here at Arden Cottage, we offer some really unique experiences to make your getaway that little bit more memorable. Click on the images to find out more about each …

     
  • Cally Palace Golf Course


    Cally Golf Course The Cally Golf Course lies beautifully in a magnificent parkland setting surrounding the Cally Palace Hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet. The 18 hole, Par 71, 6062 yd parkland course, sculpted into the parkland …

     
  • Galloway Hills The Merrick


    merrick galloway hills

    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, …

     
  • Barstobrick


    view barstobrick coffee shop

      WELCOME TO BARSTOBRICK     Just 2 miles from the A75 at Ringford nestled in the heart of Red Kite country you'll find Barstobrick boasting a coffee shop and several way marked walking trails including the Galloway Faerie …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Mabie Forest Park


    Mabie Forest

    Mabie Forest Park is a beautiful forest park just to the south of Dumfries offering spectacular views across the Dumfries and Galloway countryside and over to the Solway Firth. The Forest Park has something for everyone. …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • South of Scotland Golf


    Southerness Golf Club

    There are 23 golf clubs that are members of the South of Scotland Golfers Association. Courses range from wee 9 hole courses in the picturesque Galloway hills to magnificent 18 hole links round the extensive …

     
  • Blackstone Clydesdales and DIG-a-Day Experience


    Blackstone Clydesdales, Greenan Beach

    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 …

     
  • Kirkcudbright Golf Club


    Kirkcudbright Golf Club   Founded in 1893, Kirkcudbright Golf Club is conveniently located on the southern edge of the beautiful and historic town of Kirkcudbright, an hour’s drive from the M6/74 corridor to the east and Stranraer …

     
  • Culzean Castle and Country Park


    Culzean Castle

    Culzean Castle and Country Park With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland's best days out. This glorious 260ha estate was once the playground …

     
  • The Love Bug D&G


    The Love Bug D&G   The Love Bug D&G offers stunning classic VWs for Weddings,           Events and Corporate Promotions. Tailor-made tour packages and bespoke itineraries available. Adorned with ribbons and bows to co-ordinate with your …

     
  • Langholm Walks


    langholm_walking

      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 …

     
  • Dark Space Planetarium


    Are you fascinated by outer space? Do you love gazing at the stars in the night sky? Have you always wondered what it’s like to be in space? Do you dream of being an astronaut, …

     
  • Elmlea Plants


      Elmlea Plants is a family run nursery in Newton Stewart, SW Scotland specialising in herbaceous perennials and grasses. We offer a friendly and personal service and are always happy to provide advice to our customers. The …

     
  • South West Coastal 300 #SWC300


    on the SW300 Mull of Galloway

    Discover your SWC300   Nature Lovers   Adventure Seekers History and Heritage Arts and Culture   A Taste of the South West Family Fun     https://vimeo.com/374108287     Plan Your Trip   Where to Stay   See and Do Eat & Drink Events Map   Getting Here

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Ae Forest


    Ae Forest

    Ae Forest is the perfect place to get away from it all, whether you prefer a gentle stroll in the woods along by the river, a family picnic or a challenging bike trail, there's something …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Galloway Cycling Holidays


    Galloway Cycling Holidays   Welcome to the best cycling holidays in Scotland - Winner of  Visit Scotland's Thistle Awards for Best Outdoor / Activity company 2019/2020 in the West. We specialise in guided and self-guided cycling holidays in …

     
  • The Green Frog Moffat


    THE GREEN FROG Fishing • Relaxing • Organic • Gardening CAFÉ Drop in for a morning coffee or a cup of tea in our light, airy, spacious café, and perhaps, weather permitting, take advantage of a table on …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 Club Signature Hole copyright Stranraer Golf Club

    Stranraer Golf Club   Stranraer Golf Club is the final course designed by James Braid; the culmination of his many years of outstanding golf course design. This is a course that’s worth making time to play, beautifully …

     
  • Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club


    Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club

    Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club   Welcome to Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club Situated on the coast in south west Scotland, Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club is just a short stroll from the picturesque village of Portpatrick and boasts two superbly …

     
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  • 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 …

     
  • St Medan Golf Club


    St Medan Golf Club St Medan, Scotland’s most southerly golf club This family-friendly, 9 hole course, laid out on the shores of Luce Bay in south west Scotland, offers an interesting and challenging game for novices and …

     
  • Glenquicken Farm Trout Fishery


    Glenquicken Farm Trout Fishery   Welcome to Glenquicken Troutmasters Fishery, a 4.5 acre fly fishing lochan situated amongst magnificent scenery in the shadow of Cairnsmore of Fleet, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway. The water for Glenquicken lochan is fed …

     
  • Southerness Golf Club


    Southerness Golf Club   Southerness Golf Course in Dumfries & Galloway, with its level terrain, allows for easy walking and no hills to climb; meaning you can simply relax and concentrate on your golf.         …

     
  • Dalbeattie Golf Club


    Dalbeattie Golf Club   A delightful 9-hole parkland course with stunning views of the surrounding Urr Valley, Dalbeattie Golf Club  is a haven for wildlife; birds of prey fly overhead, deer are often seen and woodland song …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Thornhill Golf Club


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

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 & …

     
  • Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club


    Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club   Wigtown & Bladnoch Golf Club a pleasant 9 hole course that offers a good test of golf to players of all abilities. Set in rolling parkland on the edge of Wigtown, Scotland’s …

     
  • Newton Stewart Golf Club


    Newton Stewart Golf Club   Newton Stewart Golf Course in Dumfries and Galloway, South-West Scotland, is a superb 18-hole parkland course measuring 5,840 yards (par 69) with spectacular views from every hole. You may even spot the occasional …

     
  • Dark Sky Ranger


    Cairn Holy Autumn Equinox

    Dark Sky Ranger I can offer a variety of different packages Star Gazing Events. We start with some practical experiments, then we will watch the sun go down and the stars come out. Over a few hours, usually 2-3,  …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Gilnockie Tower


    Gilnockie Tower

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
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