Rugged peaks, trickling streams, colourful parks, sweeping coastline and silent forests are just some of nature’s handiwork that make up this fine Scottish tapestry. It’s now wonder then that Dumfries and Galloway has inspired writers and artists for centuries.
Wildlife is in abundance in Scotland and depending on where you visit, you can expect to see deer, wild goats, red squirrels and countless species of birds. When you stay at hotels in Dumfries and Galloway you will no doubt be swept into the charm, which adds to its soulfulness.
If you want to delve deeper into the fascinating past, there are many museums to visit that can educate you about its history. Learn about the famous Robert Burns and Robert the Bruce, and discover ancient castle ruins.
If you are not the outdoor type and prefer something more cultural, there are lots of events and festivals that take place all year round. You can also enjoy music, dance, theatre and crafts.
The south coast of Dumfries and Galloway makes up part of the staggering 200 miles of the Solway Firth, a striking coastline that is home to pretty villages and towns. Obviously being so close to the coast and surrounded by nature, there are excellent places where you can tuck into regional dishes and sample delicious cuisine made from fresh, local ingredients such as fish, cheese, game and bread.
If you want to explore this scenic part of Scotland, we have luxury hotels in Dumfries and Galloway that are perfectly located close to many of the sights and attractions.
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