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Gretna Green Famous Blacksmith Shop

Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA

For over 250 years Gretna Green in Scotland has been the name synonymous with romance and weddings.

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Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries, DG1 3PH

Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum is one of only 4 private aviation museums in Scotland with an extensive indoor display.

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Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

Dumfries, DG2 7SW

Camera Obscura is a treasure house of the history of Southwest Scotland.

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Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Two most impressive chambered cairns, c 2500 BC, with extraordinary facades of tall standing stones.

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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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....

Dino Park

Carrutherstown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4JX

A family friendly day out! Take a tour round the Dino Park, enjoy the outdoor play and stop off for some lunch at the cafe.

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New Abbey Cornmill (HS)

By Dumfries, DG2 8BX

A carefully renovated 18th century water-powered oatmeal mill in full working order.

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Threave Garden and Estate (NTS)

Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1RX

A garden for all seasons, with a wildfowl refuge, waymarked trails and bird hide.

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Gillfoot Bay

Southerness, Scotland, UK

A broad sandy beach on east side of Southerness Point.

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…

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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Orchardton Tower (HS)

Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7 1QH

A unique circular tower house of the 1400s.

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…

1 Gretna Green Famous Blacksmith Shop Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA
2 Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries, DG1 3PH
3 Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura Dumfries, DG2 7SW
4 Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS) Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
5 Devil's Porridge Annan Road, Eastriggs, Dumfries & Galloway, DG12 6TQ 5 stars
6 Mersehead (RSPB) Southwick, Dumfries, DG2 8AH
7 Dino Park Carrutherstown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4JX
8 New Abbey Cornmill (HS) By Dumfries, DG2 8BX 4 stars
9 Threave Garden and Estate (NTS) Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1RX 4 stars
10 Gillfoot Bay Southerness, Scotland, UK
11 Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
12 Robert Burns Centre Dumfries, DG2 7BE
13 Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (NTS) Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG 4 stars
14 Orchardton Tower (HS) Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7 1QH
15 Carsluith Castle (HS) Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8 7DY

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