From bustling arts and crafts towns to charming seaside villages, there is plenty to uncover when visiting Dumfries & Galloway.
Enjoy a day in Dumfries, the lively capital of the region which is famed for its connections with the National Bard, Robert Burns. Just 8 miles along the Solway Coast Heritage Trail lies the pretty conservation village of New Abbey, and the imposing Sweetheart Abbey is one of the highlight attractions in the region.
The east of Dumfries & Galloway is home to the romantic Gretna Green and historical Moffat which boasts the title of Scotland’s first ‘walkers are welcome' town.
The wonderful Galloway Heartland boasts the Galloway Kite Trail, Castle Douglas Food Town and the Colvend Coast. Kirkcudbright is known as the Artists’ Town and is still the home of many artists and writers today.
Scotland’s National Book Town of Wigtown has around 30 book-related businesses and over 250,000 books to choose from. Head west to find gorgeous seaside locations including Stranraer and Portpatrick, or north to explore Wanlockhead, Scotland’s highest village.
Use the information to find the perfect area for your accommodation, so you can be nearby the region’s great activities and attractions. Find the perfect town or village in Dumfries & Galloway and start planning your Scottish holiday today.