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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Built on Scotland’s most southerly point with views, on a clear day, of England, Ireland, the Isle of Man and even Wales,...

Glenwhan Gardens

Dunragit, by Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 8PH

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

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Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Rising above the heather moorland this reserve is important for its upland animals and plants, supporting species like…

Lochmaben Castle (HS)

Dumfries, Scotland, UK

The much reduced remains of a royal castle originally built by the English in the 14th century.

Powillimount Beach

Southerness, Scotland, UK

An intimate sandy beach with an interesting natural stone arch.

Airds Bay, Sandgreen

Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK

A secluded sandy beach on the west side of Fleet Bay.

Carsluith Castle (HS)

Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8 7DY

Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still…

Wig Sands

Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK

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

Threave Estate (NTS)

By Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1RY

An attractive area of farmland and marshes beside the River Dee, excellent for wildfowl, with a good network of trails and…

Cloud 9 Studio Gallery

Dumfries, DG1 2NN

Cloud 9 Studio Gallery is the working studio of Dumfries based artist, Julie Hollis.

Maryport Bay

Maryport, Scotland, UK

A long sandy beach at the southern end of the Rhins.

Chapel Rossan Bay

Ardwell, Scotland, UK

A wide sand and shingle beach with a boat slipway.

Threave Castle (HS)

Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ

A massive tower, situated on an island in the River Dee, built by Archibald the Grim, and later a stronghold of the Black…

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Mersehead (RSPB)

Southwick, Dumfries, DG2 8AH

A beautiful reserve on the shore of the Solway, important for wintering wildfowl with barnacle geese and many ducks....

Dundrennan Abbey (HS)

Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4QH

The beautiful ruins, amid a peaceful setting, of a Cistercian Abbey founded in 1142.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
1 Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Scotland, UK
2 Glenwhan Gardens Dunragit, by Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 8PH
3 Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
4 Lochmaben Castle (HS) Dumfries, Scotland, UK
5 Powillimount Beach Southerness, Scotland, UK
6 Airds Bay, Sandgreen Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland, UK
7 Carsluith Castle (HS) Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8 7DY
8 Wig Sands Kirkcolm, Scotland, UK
9 Threave Estate (NTS) By Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1RY
10 Cloud 9 Studio Gallery Dumfries, DG1 2NN
11 Maryport Bay Maryport, Scotland, UK
12 Chapel Rossan Bay Ardwell, Scotland, UK
13 Threave Castle (HS) Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ 4 stars
14 Mersehead (RSPB) Southwick, Dumfries, DG2 8AH
15 Dundrennan Abbey (HS) Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4QH 4 stars

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