Some links to local websites in Dumfries and Galloway

Portpatrick from the cliff top walk

Here are just a few of the sites around Dumfries and Galloway that we recommend. If we are fully booked sorry! See the logos at the end of our links section below for a good source of accommodation and lots more information on Dumfries and Galloway.

Please follow the links below to help you plan your self catering cottage holiday in Dumfries and Galloway.

Wigtown Book Town
Scotland's National Book Town, over 20 book related businesses

About Bladnoch Distillery, Wigtown
Visitor centre, whisky distillery tours, gift shop, walks along the riverside.

About Cream o' Galloway visitor centre
Something for everyone, Ice Cream factory, Nature Trails, extensive childrens play area, Tea Room.

Visit Glenwhan Gardens
Beautiful Gardens covering over 12 acres, plant centre and tea rooms

About Gardens in Dumfries and Galloway
Lots of information on the Gardens to visit in Dumfries and Galloway

Creetown Gemrock Museum visitor centre
Award winning museum showing gemstones crystals, minerals etc. Gift shop and cafe. Lapidary exhibition.

About Galloway Forest Park
All about the 300 square miles of forest park, visitor centres, walking and cycling trails, mountain bike trails, picnic spots and more.

The '7Stanes' Mountain Bike Trails - In the Forest Parks
Kirroughtree and Glentrool (2005) boast some of the worlds best.

Natural History in Dumfries and Galloway
An excellent site for nature lovers with many photographs of Dumfries and Galloway

Golfing around Wigtown
Some of the 30 golf courses in Dumfries and Galloway

The Whithorn Trust
Very informative. About historical sites around the Wigtown peninsula

What's on in Dumfries and Galloway
Things to see and do.

Bike hire close by at Kirroughtree" The Break Pad "
The Break Pad shop and hire centre is at Kirroughtree which is part of the 7 stanes mountain bike centres ideally located for riding out.

Natural history in Dumfries and Galloway
Good natural history site about Dumfries and Galloway
Wigtown Off Road driving centre close by

Tank Driving
Tank and heavy vehicle driving at Galloway Tanks near Garlieston

The Swallow Theatre
The Swallow Theatre is a converted barn at Moss Park, Ravenstone situated 3 miles from Whithorn. Seating just 48 people, it is Scotlands Smallest Theatre.

Dumfries and Galloway DG Accommodation Dumfries and Galloway!

Cruggleton walk

View south from Cruggleton Castle

A walk along Wigtown Bay. The view is south towards the Isle of Man from the path to Cruggleton Castle ruin.

Cruggleton Castle

Cruggleton Castle Galloway

A walk from Rigg Bay near Garlieston This arch is all that remains of Cruggleton Castle.