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Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland’s south west is a hidden gem of tranquil countryside and uncrowded coastlines and has a natural beauty to match anywhere in the UK. It’s perfect for exploring the abundant beauty of one of Scotland’s most stunning locations where you’ll find open landscapes, fantastic heritage, wonderful food and drink and a wealth of activities and attractions.

The 300 square miles that make up the Galloway Forest are a magnet for walkers and mountain bikers and consist of not only miles of forest but also heather clad moors, tranquil valleys and some 250 lochs; the ideal place for outdoor pursuits and great wildlife. In fact Dumfries and Galloway has four National Nature Reserves where you can see a wide variety of bird life, wildflowers and nature in its natural environments. These are stunningly beautiful open landscapes that help preserve our precious and threatened wild places.

Head for the coast if you’re looking for quiet sandy beaches, here there are three National Scenic Locations extending from the Mull of Galloway towards Cumbria.

The region is steeped in history, for example Caerlaverock Castle’s often turbulent history is reflected in its architecture, with a twin towered gatehouse, moat and battlements, which once made it an imposing sight for invaders but now serves to make it a fantastic family-friendly visitor attraction, with nature trail, children’s adventure park and more.

Drumlanrig Castle is similarly impressive, offering late 17th century Renaissance architecture with the addition of 90,000 beautiful acres to explore in the surrounding area. If you fancy something a little more exotic then the Logan Botanic Garden is something of a warm weather oasis. Located on the south-western tip of Scotland, the region receives a Gulf Stream climate which allows the cultivation of many tropical and semi-tropical plants providing a fantastic day out for visitors.

If all that warm weather leaves you seeking refreshment get along to the intriguingly named Cream o'' Galloway, a fantastic ice cream visitor centre, which is sure to delight the kids. If you have a sweet tooth then you could also include a visit to The CocoaBean Company chocolate factory and visitor centre!

Strong cultural heritage includes its connections with Robert Burns and the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries. This award-winning attraction chronicles the poet’s life and is perfectly suited for an exploration of other attractions linked to one of Scotland’s favourite sons.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Kirkcolm, Dumfries and Galloway
    Kirkcolm, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Valleyfield Cottage

    Kirkcolm, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: 24855
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Situated on the north west coast of the beautiful Rhins of Galloway Peninsula, 8 miles from Stranraer, this...

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  • Barnbarroch, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway
    Barnbarroch, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Old Mill Cottage

    Barnbarroch, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: 30290
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    On a quiet road to the coast from Dalbeattie, this attractive holiday property is surrounded by landscaped...

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  • Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway
    Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Knocktinkle

    Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: UK5243
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Be relaxed, restful and calm at this gem of a cottage which is named after a nearby hill in the Galloway Forest Park. If...
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  • Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway
    Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Threave Estate - Millwheel Cottage

    Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: 29834
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    These two adjoining holiday cottages (refs 29834 and 29835) form part of the old Kelton Mill, a 19th-century...

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  • near Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway
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    Craigslave Cottage

    near Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: CC537223
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Craigslave is a delightful country cottage situated on the Southern Upland Way in a quiet rural setting, close to...
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  • Kippford near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway
    Kippford near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Forest Lodge

    Kippford near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: CC537127
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Nestled in an idyllic private woodland setting, Forest Lodge offers a lovely relaxing retreat close to Kippford,...
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  • Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway
    Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Spring Tide

    Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: CC537142
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Spring Tide is just the ticket for a cosy and very comfortable and relaxing base in which to discover this delightful...
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  • Arbigland Estate, Kirkbean near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway
    Arbigland Estate, Kirkbean near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Arbigland Farms - Little Dunbar Cottage

    Arbigland Estate, Kirkbean near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: 31265
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Choosing places to stay is about location, location, location, and with private sandy beaches, spectacular scenery...

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  • Near Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway
    Near Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Bardristane Forge

    Near Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: S66
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    With fine, uninterrupted sea views from every room and located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this...

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  • Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway
    Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway×

    The Lodge

    Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway

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    2
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    Ref: CC537060
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    What a wonderful base to discover this beautiful area of Galloway! The Lodge is idyllically placed sitting adjacent to...
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  • Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway
    Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Hilltop

    Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway

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    2
    2
    1
    Ref: UK5005
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio
    Hilltop, as the name suggests, sits in an elevated spot with delightful views, in Newton Stewart, the gateway to the...
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  • Kirkandrews, near Borgue, Dumfries & Galloway
    Kirkandrews, near Borgue, Dumfries & Galloway×

    Knockkennoch 1

    Kirkandrews, near Borgue, Dumfries & Galloway

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    1
    1
    Ref: CC537259
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Knockkennoch 1 is one of two semi-detached cottages picturesquely situated at the mouth of the Borgue burn in the...
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