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Dumfries and Galloway

Visit castles and historic spots to learn more of days gone by

Welcome to Dumfries & Galloway!

During your time in Dumfries & Galloway you’ll find lush green forests and sandy shores which have inspired great men and women. Visit the castles and historic spots to learn more of days gone by, whilst taking in the breathtaking views.

The great outdoors holds great sway in Dumfries & Galloway. Some of the darkest skies in Europe are over Scotland, with no light pollution over vast areas – including Galloway Forest Park, which was the very first forested region in the UK to be awarded Dark Sky Park status so check out our blog. Our guide to the region’s superb eating establishments, is a must read as some of the best dining in Scotland can be experienced here. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the region, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide.
Dumfries & Galloway is also home to a wealth of arts and cultural sites, and here are some of the best places to visit.

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Dumfries & Galloway, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Free family days out in Dumfries and Galloway
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Free family days out in Dumfries and Galloway

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Top 10 things to do in Dumfries and Galloway
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Top 10 things to do in Dumfries and Galloway

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Getting to and around Dumfries and Galloway
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Getting to and around Dumfries and Galloway

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How to spend 48 hours in Dumfries and Galloway
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How to spend 48 hours in Dumfries and Galloway

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Top 10 reasons to visit Dumfries and Galloway
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Top 10 reasons to visit Dumfries and Galloway

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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