Things to do in Dumfries & Galloway
212 King Street (Under the Clock Tower), Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1DS
The gallery and working studio of award winning artist Angela Lawrence. Angela paints mainly sea and landscapes in oil and watercolour; contemporary but affordable paintings inspired by the ever-changing light across the hills and horizons of ...
HODDOM CASTLE GOLF COURSE
Hoddom, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway, DG11 1BE
9 holes, 4548 yards (18), SSS 66, par 66. 9 hole - par 66 (for 18 holes) laid out beside the banks of the River Annan in beautiful countryside and surrounded by mature trees. An excellent course for beginners and anyone who is looking for a rel...
THE SAVINGS BANKS MUSEUM
Ruthwell, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4NN
The museum, in an 18th century building, charts the history of the savings bank movement and the role played by the Rev Henry Duncan DD - Minister, Author, Antiquarian, Geologist, Publisher, Philanthropist, Artist and Businessman. The museum is...
CRAIGIEKNOWES GOLF COURSE
Woodside, Barnbarroch Farm, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG5 4QS
SSS/par 27. 9 Hole Par 3 course kept in excellent condition with many short but challenging holes. Club selection is of a great importance if you are to have a good score. A great course for visitors, one which beginners can enjoy, whilst at the s...
Walks & Viewpoints
GALLOWAY FOREST PARK
Forestry Commission, Galloway Forest District, Cree Bridge, Newton Stewart, DG8 6AJ
We are the UK's first dark sky park, access from the North take the A713 or A714 and from the South take the A75. There is also access via an unclassified forestry track from the A714. The park covers areas of Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway. S...
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
THE WILDFOWL & WETLAND TRUST
Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfries, DG1 4RS
1,400 acre nature reserve. From October to April thousands of wild geese, swans and other birds can be seen from comfortable hides and observation towers. In summer, nature trails meander through flower meadows alive with wildlife. Friendly warden...
THE CLOG AND SHOE WORKSHOP
The Old School, Balmaclellan, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3QE
Come and see the Galloway tradition of clog making at the Clog and Shoe Workshop. Six styles of clogs and 12 styles of regular footwear can be individually made, in a wide range of colours for YOUR feet from outlines and measurements OR you can ch...
CASTLE DOUGLAS GOLF CLUB
Abercromby Road, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1BA
9 holes, 5400 yards (18), SSS 66, par 68. This is a well laid out 9 hole golf course on the outskirts of the town. The greens and tees are well cared for and are a pleasure to play on. This parkland layout has some very interesting holes, particul...
CRICHTON GOLF CLUB
Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TH
9 holes, 5895 yards (over 18 holes), SSS 69, par 70. A wooded parkland course located directly opposite Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, one mile outside Dumfries on Bankend Road. The Clubhouse has a restaurant and bar. A fun
LOCHHILL EQUESTRIAN AND TREKKING CENTRE
Ringford, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 2AR
Lochhill provides a wonderful equestrian experience. Here we promise something for all horse lovers, whatever your age or ability. One to three hour treks are available for those wishing to explore the beautiful Galloway countryside on horseba...