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The county of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland


Dumfries & Galloway is a vast, largely undiscovered region in the south west where the small indigenous population finds itself greatly outnumbered by sheep. Bordering England, Galloway has seen turbulence and cross border raids and, until quite relatively recent times, was deemed quite lawless. Things have changed now, of course, and the various American connections include the birthplace of John Paul Jones at Arbigland, where the coastal waters of the Solway Firth no doubt inspired the founder of the US Navy.

Dumfries & Galloway has a prevailing mildness which allow cabbage palms, tree ferns and other spectacular species to flourish at Logan Botaninc Garden in the Rhins of Galloway. The coastline is warmed by the Atlantic waters of the Gulf Stream.

Caerlaverock Castle, near Dumfries and the ancient fortress of Threave Castle are well worth a visit and, if your passing through Laurieston, you’ll not find a better resting place for a high tea or typical Scottish fayre than at Elphinstone’s Buttery.

Where to stay and things to do in Dumfries and Galloway

Hotels | Bed and Breakfast | Pubs and Inns | Self Catering | Places to Visit | Museums and Art Galleries | Gardens | Castles | Weddings and Honeymoons | Abbeys and Priories | Restaurants | Tourist Information Centres | Dumfries and Galloway Towns

Selected Dumfries and Galloway hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel, Stranraer
Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick
Balcary Bay Country House Hotel, Castle Douglas
Creebridge House Hotel, Newton Stewart
BAREND HOLIDAY VILLAGE, Dalbeattie
Moreig Hotel, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
South Hayrigg Cottage, Lockerbie, Dumfrieshire
Manor Country House Hotel, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway
Douglas Arms Hotel, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire
George Metro Hotel, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Explore Dumfries and Galloway Towns

Annan | Auchencairn | Auldgirth | Cairnryan | Canonbie | Carlisle | Carrutherstown | Castle Douglas | Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire | Dalbeattie | Dumfries | Dumfries and Galloway | Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway | Dumfries, Dumfriesshire | Eaglesfield | Ecclefechan | Edinburgh | Gatehouse Of Fleet | Glenluce | Gretna | Gretna (With Gretna Green) | Gretna Green | Haddington | Isle Of Whithorn | Kirkbean | Kirkcudbright | Knockinaam Lodge | Langholm | Lockerbie | Lockerbie, Dumfrieshire | Minnigaff | Moffat | Moffat, Dumfriesshire | Moniaive | New Abbey | New Abbey Village | New Galloway | Newton Stewart | Nr. Dalbeattie | Portpatrick | Powfoot | Sanquhar | Stranraer | Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway | Thornhill | Torthorwald (Near Dumfries) | Trailflat | Whithorn |

Dumfries and Galloway Tourist Information Centres

Castle Douglas Tourist Information Centre
Markethill, Castle Douglas
Tel: +44 (0) 1556 502611

Dumfries Tourist Information Centre
64 Whitesands, Dumfries
Dumfrieshire
Tel: +44 (0)
email: click here

Gretna Green Tourist Information Centre
Gretna Green, Dumfrieshire
Tel: +44 (0) 1461 337834

Kirkcudbright Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square, Kircudbright
Tel: +44 (0) 1557 330494

Moffat Tourist Information Centre
Moffat, Dumfrieshire
Tel: +44 (0) 1683 220620

Newton Stewart Tourist Information Centre
Dashwood Square, Newton Stewart,
Wigtownshire
Tel: +44 (0) 1671 402431

Southwaite Tourist Information Centre
M6 Service Area near Carlisle
Tel: +44 (0) 1697 473445/6

Stranraer Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square , Stranraer
Tel: +44 (0) 1776 702595

Edinburgh Tourist Information Centre
Waverley Shopping Centre
3 Princes Street
Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland
EH2 2QP
Tel: +44 (0) 845 22 55 121
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Edinburgh Airport Tourist Information Centre
Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland
EH12 9DN
Tel: +44 (0) 870 040 0007

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