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  • 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 House


    Dumfries House

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

     
  • Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tearoom


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

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Aldouran Wetland Garden Leswalt


    algdouran wetland garden in leswat

    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 …

     
  • 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

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Southerness Lighthouse and Beach


    Southerness beach is a vast expanse offering breathtaking views across the Solway Firth towards the Lake District. It is a combination of sand and rocks and at low tide  reveals mud flats and rock pools. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 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 …

     
  • Wild Eskdale / Wildlife Experiences


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

     
  • 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 …

     
  • WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre


    WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre Almost all life depends on wetlands for water, food, or habitat. Yet a third of all wetlands have been destroyed. We are pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife, a centre for excellence …

     
  • 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. …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Roundhouse at Loch Doon


    Roundhouse at Loch Doon     Loch Doon is the largest inland loch in Southern Scotland with spectacular scenery. It is approximately 5 miles in length and 1 mile at it's widest point. It nestles in the Galloway hills …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Mull of Galloway Experience


    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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • Sandyhills Beach


    Sandyhills Beach

    Sandyhills is a large sandy beach near Dalbeattie on the Dumfries and Galloway coastline. The beach lives up to its name and at low tide has a vast expanse of sand, backed by gentle sand …

     
  • Cree Valley Community Woodlands Trust


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

     
  • Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve


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

     
  • Sandhead Beach (Luce Sands)


    Sandhead is a beautiful stretch of sandy beach near Stranraer. It is quite a sheltered beach and with its handy car parking, picnic tables and dog friendly status, it's the perfect place for a picnic, …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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 …

     
  • 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, …

     
  • Greenan Beach


    Greenan Beach is a sandy stretch of beach a few miles south of the town of Ayr on Scotland's western coast. It is overlooked at its southern end by the 16th century Greenan Castle which is …

     
  • Powillimount Beach


    Powillimount Beach Arbigland Estate

    Powillimount beach is located to the east of Southerness beach near Kirkbean on the Solway Coast and is part of the Arbigland Estate. It offers some spectacular views over the Solway Firth and on a …

     
  • 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 …

     
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