A journey along the beautiful Scottish Solway coastline in Dumfries and Galloway, visiting forgotten harbours and maritime heritage sites – each with their own historic significance and stories to tell.
Nowadays the scenic Solway coastline of Dumfries and Galloway is best described as a quiet place, less travelled by visitors to Scotland. In the past however, from Roman times through medieval times to the post world war years, the inner part of the Solway Firth coast bore witness to the arrival and departure of many different groups of people who left their mark on the landscape.
A new tour devised to celebrate 'VisitScotlands 2020 year of Coast and Waters' in which Solwayconnections’ tour guide Fiona Stoddart will take you on a journey of the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway Solway coastline, visiting lesser known harbours and forgotten coastal heritage sites situated to the west of Gretna Green in Scotland. Fiona will share local maritime history and tell stories about Scottish Solway people and the places you visit.
A set day tour itinerary is available or tours can be devised to suit specific group interests. Please email or phone to find out more.
Guided tours of Dumfries and Galloway- Iron age remains, Romans, Vikings, early Christianity, maritime and World Wars history and much more…. Dumfries and Galloway’s Solway coastline with its' abundant wildlife habitats also has a rich and layered heritage offering visitors fascinating lesser known historic sites, interesting local characters and lots of stories. Fiona Stoddart designs and guides Secret Solway tours of this stunning area. Tours suitable for one person up to groups sizes of 50 people. Guide only or with transport. Each tour itinerary is devised to suit your interests.
History, Wildlife, Food and drink, Castles, Ghosts and Supernatural, A...
Departs: Dumfries, Annan, Gretna Green, Kirkcudbright, Carlisle
Tour lesser known historic and natural sites along the beautiful Solway coast in...