Things to do in Dumfries & Galloway
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...
POWFOOT GOLF CLUB
Cummertrees, Near Annan, Dumfries & Galloway, DG12 5QE
A beautiful James Braid designed course on the Scottish side of the Solway. Fairways are lined with heather and gorse. A true test of golf for all. Tee-times have to be booked in advance. Golf parties are accepted maximum size 40. Festival of Golf...
Lodges • Coffee Shop
QUEENSHILL COUNTRY COTTAGES
Fellend, Ringford, Castle Douglas, DG7 2AT
From £150.00 - £550.00
6 Units sleep 2-4
Queenshill Country Cottages is set in idyllic surroundings in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway on our 650-acre estate, a mixture of glorious parkland, pretty woodland and undulating hills offering six well maintained and fully equipped self cateri...
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...
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...
COLVEND GOLF CLUB
Sandyhills, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4PY
This challenging 18 hole parkland course, with spectacular views, is situated on the Solway Coast conveniently located near to Dumfries, Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie. Many of the holes offer challenging water features and tree lined fairway. The ...
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
THE DEVIL'S PORRIDGE EXHIBITION
Stanfield, Eastriggs, Dumfries & Galloway, DG12 6TF
The Devil's Porridge Museum tells the phenomenal story of the finest munitions factory on the planet, HM Factory Gretna. Built during the First World War, the factory stretched 9-miles along the Solway Coast and at its height, produced more cordit...
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...
THE VILLAGE INN
Kirtlebridge, Nr. Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3LZ
From £40.00 per room
1 Family, 1 Double, 1 King-size En-suite
A friendly, peaceful and family run pub, the only pub in the rural village of Kirtlebridge, which is approximately 7-miles from Gretna, and the Borders, and 6-miles from Annan, Dumfries and Galloway. Ideal for the family, stay for a single nigh...