There is plenty for foodies to explore in and around Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway's Food Town, including traditional butchers, a nearby smokehouse, delicatessens, chocolatiers, plus a range of restaurants and bistros. This market town in the rolling Galloway countryside boasts more than 50 businesses involved in food and drink, with local farm produce featuring strongly. Nearby Threave Gardens even has a walled garden which once supplied fruit and vegetables to the main house.
Head for Glasgow. As Scotland’s largest city, it has a wide range of restaurants with many old favourites. The oldest in the city, Sloan’s Bar and Restaurant started life as a coffee house in 1787 and has a strong Scottish emphasis on the menu – plus ceilidhs on Fridays!
Find food and drink establishments in Glasgow & The Clyde Valley by checking local magazine listings, or drop into the local Visitor Information Centre to find out what is currently hot in the cosmopolitan city's dining scene.
Take advantage of the fantastic accommodation offerings in the area and stay overnight in Glasgow.