Dumfries and Galloway Favorites

  • Periwinkle on the Annan
    Periwinkle on the Annan
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  • River Annan
    River Annan
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  • Shells piled up on the beaches
    Shells piled up on the beaches
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Dumfries and Galloway Favorites

  • Walking the Annan

    There are so many walking opportunities in Dumfries and Galloway, from the simple to the strenuous. Being river fans, when going for a walk, we try and find one to walk along. No shortage of them here. We walked along the Annan from Bridekirk and were rewarded with a peaceful, interesting walk where we even saw a red squirrel.The wood sorrel,...

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  • Typical Brits....

    Not necessarily relevant for just Dumfries and Galloway. Be sure, it will rain sometime you are here, but we have also had fantastic weather. Like true Brits, when on holiday, whatever the weather, we grin and bear it and enjoy.Here we are, in the rain, sitting round our fire in the B.B.Q.

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  • Shell Beaches

    I loved the beaches, covered in shells, around Powfoot and Thirlstane. Beach- combing and beaches in general.

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  • Visit Portpatrick

    When in the Rhins of Galloway, make sure you visit Portpatrick. It has a fascinating harbour with a lighthouse and Dunskey Castle on the cliffs to the south.The attractive buildings cluster round the harbour, making it a very picturesque village.In the 1830's it was the main port for crossing to Ireland. Now the ferry's leave from Cairnryan and...

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  • Lack of Midges

    We have never suffered from midges in all our trips to Dumfries and Galloway. It is so nice to be able to sit outside and not be eaten alive!! The whole area appeared to be very clean and neat and tidy. Well looked after.

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