Things to see and do in Dumfries & Galloway

Prepare for adventure in Dumfries & Galloway, where the hills, rivers and forest park provide the ideal setting for you to explore by foot, bike or boat. Delve into history with a visit to the museums and visitor centres, check out the fabulous gardens, sample the local food and drink and enjoy the culture of this naturally inspiring region in the art galleries and bookshops tucked away in the heart of the towns. You will not be stuck for things to see and do in Dumfries & Galloway.

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Restaurants and places to eat

Find information on the many restaurants across Dumfries & Galloway where you can enjoy delicious food and drink.

A flag fluttering on a green at the New Galloway Golf Course.

Golf in Dumfries & Galloway

With pristine courses, Dumfries & Galloway will test your skills on three excellent golfing trails.

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Dumfries & Galloway

Have a look at the Dumfries & Galloway media gallery for striking images of the region


Towns and villages

Learn all about the towns and villages in Dumfries & Galloway with descriptions, history and facilities.