with a list of towns, starting from Moffat in the east to Kirkconnel
in the south west, with a mix of places to explore here. You have a lot to
see and do. The Solway coast is abode to some of the most picturesque
surroundings which adds more charm to this town. For history enthusiasts
lies the romantic ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, Threave Castle and
Sweetheart Abbey, better known as the Cradle of Christianity are of all
great interest. Another attraction is the Galloway Hills which includes an
expanse of mountains, moors, lochs and rivers all forming part of the
150,000-acre Galloway Forest Park.
The Galloway Hills also
offers the perfect setting for hill walks and mountain trails which are
favourites among the travellers. Even the 212 mile long Southern Upland
Way one of the countrys great long distance walks also remain a great
option for outdoor lovers. And if you are ambitious you can head out for
the Burn's walk named after the famous poet Robert Burns who lived and
Some of the key features of
Dumfries and Galloway:
Art - Art has always been one of the most
prominent aspects of this city which has even fascinated many artists.
The Kirkcudbright has been the hot spot among the artists for years
with the Kirkcudbright School founded here, you will love the artistic
style and significance of this place for sure.
History Dumfries and Galloway has got a
glorious past, starting from as early as the establishment of Scottish
Christianity at Whithorn. You can find a whole lot of ancient sites
and monuments standing tall narrating the historic glory of this
place. For more, there is a list of museums and galleries which
showcases the impressions of the historic importance of this city.
Activities The picturesque outdoors of
Dumfries and Galloway offer you the best setting for host of
activities and events. Hill walking, mountain trails, fishing, golfing
all are available here. The Galloway forest park offers you with
hills, scenic locations, wildlife and plenty of other stuffs. For
golfers, Dumfries and Galloway has got some quality golf courses
nestling along the picturesque wilderness of the city. You can also
spot a mix of watersports here, which will add more zeal to your day.
will surely love Dumfries and Galloways, beautiful landscape, cosy
weather and theres lot to see and do. Enjoy and experience a relaxed time
out in this picturesque destination in Scotland. So whether you are
planning for a leisure trip, weekend tour or honeymoon, Dumfries and
Galloway is the right place.
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