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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.

  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • Barholm Cycle Hire


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

     
  • 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, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Scotland In A Snapshot


     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Gardens of Galloway Scotland`s Garden Route


    castle kennedy gardens

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Threave Garden and Estate


      Threave Garden and Estate     Threave Garden and  Estate is the perfect place for a family day out – or two: there’s so much to see and do here, you may not fit it all in to …

     
  • South of Scotland Golf


    Visit South of Scotland Golf for a comprehensive guide of all courses at www.southofscotlandgolf.com Brighouse Bay Golf Club provides a perfect holiday golfing experience in Dumfries and Galloway perched above the beautiful Solway coastline with stunning …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace


    Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace Childhood home of one of Britain’s most influential thinkers     Little did anyone know that the boy born here in 1795 would go on to become one of the most prolific writers and social commentators …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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


    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Loch Doon Visitor Centre and Round House Cafe


    round house loch doon

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Scottish Industrial Railway Centre


    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 …

     
  • Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop


    Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop and Visitors Centre

    Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club


    gatehouse golf club

    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 …

     
  • 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.  

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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

     
  • 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, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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.  

     
  • Bladnoch Distillery


    Bladnoch Distillery Visitor Centre and Melba Cafe   Welcome to Bladnoch Distillery. Our 202 year-old distillery opens its doors once again. Bladnoch Distillery produces premium Single Malt Scotch Whisky, paying tribute to the rich history of Bladnoch and traditional lowland …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Daleside Equestrian Centre


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

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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!  

     
  • Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club


    portpatrick golf club

    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 75 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 / …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Culzean Castle and Country Park


    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Robert Burns' Ellisland Museum and Farm


    Welcome to Ellisland Museum and Farm. From 1788-1791, Ellisland Farm was the rural home of National Bard Robert Burns. He built the house for his family. Its fabulous location by the river Nith inspired him to …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.    

     
  • Newton Stewart Golf Club


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    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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- 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 …

     
  • 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 & …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
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