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, while taking in the breathtaking views. The region has so much to offer from art galleries, nature reserves and glorious gardens to Scotland’s national book town, in Wigtown. And, with its connections to the beginning of Scottish Christianity, famous poet Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns and great inventors such as Kirkpatrick Macmillan, this region has a fascinating history worth exploring.
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Fine dining, small independents and everything in between – you’ll never go hungry here.
There are plenty of retail offers in Dumfries & Galloway to attract and intrigue the dedicated shopper.
Arts & culture
This is Rabbie Burns country, but there’s also a lot more than Scotland’s national poet going on in our cultural life.
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Business & property
Dumfries & Galloway’s economy includes a diverse mixture of both public sector and private businesses.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to love it here – check out a few of our favourites.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Dumfries and Galloway stretches from the border with England, along the Solway coast to the Irish Sea.
Although you’ll never run out of things to do here, there’s plenty to see and do further afield of Dumfries & Galloway.