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Local Castles, Historic Sites & Heritage Attractions

Local Castles, Historic Sites & Heritage Attractions

For anyone with a thirst for Scottish history and folklore, the list of unique places to visit and heritage to discover is a long one. The area is of particular interest to those who love castles and museums, not to mention significant locations in the life and times of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. Besides the local highlights listed on our local area section, here are some further places...

Great Walking Locations in Dumfries & Galloway

Great Walking Locations in Dumfries & Galloway

With fantastic scenery and a wealth of varied and secluded places to explore, it's little surprise that Dumfries and Galloway is a renowned area for great walks. These range from shorter walks to provide a gentle couple of hours in the fresh air to more challenging hikes. The rugged terrain and outstanding views are sure to inspire all lovers of the great outdoors too, whether you love wild shores...

Bird watching with Hugh Buck

Bird watching with Hugh Buck

A knowledgable host for many of our special bird watching events, Hugh Buck is in many ways the perfect guide to local birds and wildlife on the Solway coast. Hugh is a retired vet and very approachable, perfect for beginners and experts alike. On previous birdwatching weekends, Hugh has captured the imagination of everyone, from our daughters to experienced bird watchers.Here’s a little more...