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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
From GBP30.00
 
Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00

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Hullabaloo

We saw it recommended on VT, and tried it for a late lunch pre-ice hockey. It hit the spot. Good food, good service and a picturesque location by river. My lamb burger - it was different and...
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Loch Arthur Farm Shop

I buy a lot of yoghurt from my local farm shop in Fife which is produced at Loch Arthur Farm, close to Dumfries.It's natural, pure yoghurt - nothing in and nothing out. Just perfect. The farm is a...
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Casa Mia

I went here in Sep 2011 back as part of a family meal. The organiser contacted the management in advance to ask if arrangements could be made for special diets. I expected to be offered the usual dull...
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Hullabaloo

I had a main course of an enchilada and a sundae for desert with berries and pistacio nuts. Both were excellent and in the same league as the standard of food I had when I went to Casa Mia. Its aimed...
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New Dragon Chinese restaurant

I can't recommend this place. The menu is unimaginative, the quality of food is disappointing and the standard of the service is hardly the most welcoming. Additionally this restaurant does not open...
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Hullaballoo

Went here several times for long lunches and occasionaly a full blown evening meals. Always good quality served with a smile.Good to combine with a visit to the excellent cinema down below. Salmon is...
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The Benvenuto

In a country that boasts some of the best Italian restaurants outside italy, Dumfries is the proud home to a hidden gem. The Benvenuto boasts excellent seafood, freshly made pizzas baked in their own...
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mabie house restaurant

Well, after all who said that Scottish food is generally bland? It's really not so true... when we went to Mabie house we had some really delicious half traditional half creative meals I dont'...
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Hullabaloo

Hullaballo was opened by a local girl a few years ago and was a real breath of fresh air for Dumfries. The menu has a variety of worl dishes for example fajitas or pasta. Its simple yet good food. The...
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Annan Road, Collin, Dumfries, DG1 3JX, United Kingdom
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on the A709, Torthorwald, Dumfries, DG1 3PT, United Kingdom
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Closeburn Thornhill Dumfries, , Dumfries, Scotland
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Blackaddie Road, Sanquhar, Dumfries, DG4 6JJ, United Kingdom
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The Crichton Bankend Road 1, Dumfries, DG1 4ZZ, United Kingdom
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49 Lovers Walk, Dumfries, DG1 1LT, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Dumfries

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Wander Around The Area

We just stayed for the afternoon and night, camped on the pier.We were right next to the Nith where birds were constantly to-ing and fro-ing. The river is popular for flat fishing and traditional...
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Caerlaverock Castle

Caerlaverock Castle, 1270, was an unexpected treat as we had no idea what condition the castle was in. It could have been a pile of rubble, you know what some of these castles are like! It is near the...
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Skara Brae

Skara Brae is actually multiple villages built on the same site over the centuries. It was fascinating. The day we visited it was blustery with rain showers which I gather is pretty much any day in...
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Broughton House

Following the road round into High Street, you come upon Broughton House. This was the home of E A Hornel, one of the artists known as the "Glasgow Boys". He died in 1933 and the house has fairly...
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MacLellan's Castle

On the other side of Greyfriars Kirk, at the top of Saint Cuthberts Street & Castle Street, sits MacLellan Castle. It was built with stones from the old friary by Sir Thomas MacLellan who became...
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Tolbooth Art Centre

Next stop is one of the towns most historic buildings, the Tolbooth. Its sits on the High Street where it makes a sharp turn left. Dating from the 17th C it used to be the Townhouse and jail having...
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"Well, we all have to come from somewhere!"
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"Deep south?"
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