Located in the South West of Scotland, tourists visit Dumfries & Galloway as it’s an incredibly beautiful part of the world. The landscape is made up of sandy beaches, overflowing green, lush forests and vast woodland.
The area of Dumfries and Galloway is a great place for outdoor pursuits and water sports. Whether you fancy flying through woodland trails on a mountain bike, surfing the waves or sailing along on a yacht, there are plenty of activities on offer. For those wanting something a bit more relaxing, and away from the hustle and bustle, there are lots of gentle walks and picturesque cycle routes around the area too. Some of Scotland’s least discovered walking trails lie in the Dumfries and Galloway area, from strolls along the Solway Coast to the Merrick. For more information on these walks, head to Walk Highlands.
A popular day out in Dumfries and Galloway is the Logan Botanic Garden in the south-west of Scotland. The gardens have an outstanding collection of tropical plants and makes for an exotic paradise. For lunch, visitors can enjoy locally-sourced food and drink from the award-winning ‘Potting Shed Bistro’ while the Botanic Garden shop offers a range of gifts, souvenirs and plants.
More information on things to do and places to visit in Dumfries & Galloway can be found here.