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Gillfoot Bay

Southerness, Scotland, UK

A broad sandy beach on east side of Southerness Point.

Corsewall Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

At the northern end of the Rhins of Galloway to mark the entrance to Loch Ryan this lighthouse was completed in 1817. The...

Terally Bay

Kirkmaiden, Scotland, UK

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.

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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Sweetheart Abbey (HS)

New Abbey, Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK

The splendid ruin of a late 13th century and early 14th century Cistercian abbey, founded by Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway…

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Chapel Rossan Bay

Ardwell, Scotland, UK

A wide sand and shingle beach with a boat slipway.

Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)

by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

Three groups of well-defined cup-and-ring marks on bedrock, probably carved in the Bronze Age.

Craignarget Beach

Glenluce, Scotland, UK

A wide sweeping pebble beach with a huge expanse of sand at low tide.

Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Creetown, Newton Stewart, DG8 7HJ

Internationally famous collection of gems, crystals and minerals from around the world.

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New England Bay

Kirkmaiden, Scotland, UK

A beautiful sandy beach with rock pools.

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.

Sandyhills Beach

Kippford, Scotland, UK

A sheltered bay with a beach of golden sand just off the A710.

Borgue Beach, Brighouse Bay

Borgue, Scotland, UK

A sheltered sandy beach with interesting wild flowers, well off the beaten track.

Whithorn Trust

Whithorn, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NS

Whithorn is Scotland's earliest Christian settlement. Visit the important Museum of carved stones and Iron Age roundhouse

1 Gillfoot Bay Southerness, Scotland, UK
2 Corsewall Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Terally Bay Kirkmaiden, Scotland, UK
4 Castle Kennedy and Gardens Rephad, Stranraer, DG9 8BX
5 Threave Garden and Estate (NTS) Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 1RX 4 stars
6 Sweetheart Abbey (HS) New Abbey, Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK 3 stars
7 Chapel Rossan Bay Ardwell, Scotland, UK
8 Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS) by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
9 Craignarget Beach Glenluce, Scotland, UK
10 Creetown Gem Rock Museum Creetown, Newton Stewart, DG8 7HJ 4 stars
11 New England Bay Kirkmaiden, Scotland, UK
12 Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS) Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK
13 Sandyhills Beach Kippford, Scotland, UK
14 Borgue Beach, Brighouse Bay Borgue, Scotland, UK
15 Whithorn Trust Whithorn, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NS

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