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Secret Solway Transatlantic Connections tours

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Explore historic Solway Transatlantic connections through visits to lesser known heritage sites on the beautiful Solway coastal lands.

From the times of the great sailing ships through the traumatic family upheaval of migration from Scotland, to the war time adventures of American and Canadian pilots and more…. Over the centuries war, economic hardship, romance and trade have meant that the Solway area has produced some enduring Transatlantic connections as well as some surprising stories about the people who forged these connections.

This is a tour that takes in tales of some unexpected Transatlantic connections revealed in the Scottish Solway coastal landscape to the west of Gretna Green.

Solwayconnections tour guide Fiona Stoddart takes visitors through the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway landscape on a journey ‘of the ages’ exploring Solway local history, visiting varied heritage sites - each with their own Transatlantic connection. 

Contact details

Solwayconnections guided tours
Bourne House
Milbourne Street
Carlisle
Cumbria
UK
CA2 5XF
Starting
Annan Carlisle Dumfries Gretna Green Kirkcudbright
Length
1
Day
Type
Bespoke Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Ancestry History Landscapes

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Solwayconnections guided tours

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.

Opening times

Office hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Tours available Monday through Sunday

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