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Killantringan & Knock Bay

Portpatrick, Scotland, UK

A wild sandy beach on the west coast of the Rhins.

Monreith Bay

Port William, Scotland, UK

Three very different beaches close to the village of Monreith.

Broughton House and Garden (NTS)

Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JX

This fascinating 18th century house was the home and studio from 1901 to 1933 of the artist E A Hornel. Japanese-style…

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Loch Ryan Head

Stranraer, Scotland, UK

A wide beach at the head of Loch Ryan.

Tolbooth Art Centre

Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JL

Award-winning art centre, permanent display, art & craft exhibitions and a-v shows.

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Glenwhan Gardens

Dunragit, by Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 8PH

Described as one of the best newly created gardens of recent times.

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Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (NTS)

Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG

Thomas Carlyle, the famous writer and historian was born here in 1795. The house is furnished as it would have been in...

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Ruthwell Cross (HS)

Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK

This Anglian cross, sculptured in high relief, dates from the end of the 7th century AD.

Wig Sands

Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK

A long beach of sand and shingle, it is good for bird watching.

Kirkconnell Flow National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK

This is a classic example of an ancient 'raised' bog. Among the species you can find here are cranberry, bog rosemary and…

Grey Mare's Tail (NTS)

Moffat Valley, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

This spectacular upland reserve, home to Scotland's highest waterfall, is rich in wildflowers. Visitor centre with remote…

Devil's Porridge

Annan Road, Eastriggs, Dumfries & Galloway, DG12 6TQ

This amazing exhibition tells the story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on earth that was constructed between Dornock in...

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Moffat Museum

Churchgate, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, DG10 9EG

Moffat Museum is a small modern, independent, community run Museum recently refurbished with full Museum Accreditation.

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Castle Kennedy and Gardens

Rephad, Stranraer, DG9 8BX

Historic landscaped gardens with terraces, avenues and walled garden surrounded by two large natural lochs. Simply Stunning.

Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS)

Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK

Three of the earliest Christian memorial stones in Britain, dating from the 5th or early 6th century.

1 Killantringan & Knock Bay Portpatrick, Scotland, UK
2 Monreith Bay Port William, Scotland, UK
3 Broughton House and Garden (NTS) Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JX 4 stars
4 Loch Ryan Head Stranraer, Scotland, UK
5 Tolbooth Art Centre Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JL 4 stars
6 Glenwhan Gardens Dunragit, by Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 8PH
7 Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (NTS) Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG 4 stars
8 Ruthwell Cross (HS) Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
9 Wig Sands Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK
10 Kirkconnell Flow National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
11 Grey Mare's Tail (NTS) Moffat Valley, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
12 Devil's Porridge Annan Road, Eastriggs, Dumfries & Galloway, DG12 6TQ 5 stars
13 Moffat Museum Churchgate, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, DG10 9EG
14 Castle Kennedy and Gardens Rephad, Stranraer, DG9 8BX
15 Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS) Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK

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