10 Reasons to Visit

  • Activities

    Spend some time in the great outdoors and enjoy a spot of fishing, a round of golf or take a walk around the beautiful Dumfries & Galloway countryside. Just get out there, get active and enjoy!

    Find out more
  • Mountin biking & cycling

    From gentle pedals in lovely countryside to long-distance routes across the region, from beginners' trails to extreme downhill action, Dumfries & Galloway is the perfect destination for cycling and mountain biking.

    Find out more
  • Local towns and places of interest

    With an array of shops, cafés, hotels and restaurants, Castle Douglas offers a vibrant atmosphere where you can indulge yourself with speciality food. You can also explore the galleries of Kirkcudbright, recognised as the Artists' Town, or delve...

    Find out more
  • Historic buildings

    Dumfries & Galloway boasts a rich history so travel back in time and discover historic castles and places, or find out more at intriguing museums.

    Find out more
  • Gardens

    Explore Dumfries & Galloway’s glorious gardens and find pristine plant displays, exotic varieties and historic horticulture.

    Find out more
  • Entertainment

    Sit back and enjoy a movie at the cinema, discover different ice activities, or have a fun day at South West Scotland's largest Sport, Leisure and Entertainment Complex.

    Find out more
  • Eating out

    Dining out couldn’t be easier in Dumfries & Galloway so why not unwind and relax in a local café or savour some delicious food and enjoy a friendly atmosphere in local pubs and restaurants?

    Find out more
  • Children's activities

    Have fantastic family days out in Dumfries & Galloway with a visit to fun farm parks, fascinating museums and thrilling activity centres or take a brilliant bike ride through the beautiful countryside.

    Find out more
  • Bird watching

    Dumfries & Galloway has plenty to keep birdwatchers fascinated and is home to a diverse array of wildlife.

    Find out more
  • Walking

    Acres of sky, miles of rugged coastline, sandy beaches, mysterious forests, rolling hills, tranquil lochs and room to breathe... take a walk in Dumfries & Galloway.

    Find out more