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Read on to discover some of the attractions you can explore while staying at one of our holiday cottages in Dumfries and Galloway.
For many holidaymakers driving to Scotland, Dumfriesshire is the first county entered when driving up the M6 from England. The motorway crosses the border at Gretna, a name well known to elopers of the past. When it comes to holiday cottages Dumfries and Galloway offers a good choice of properties, located off the beaten track and set amidst a beautiful landscape.
Dumfriesshire, located on the north shore of the Solway Firth, comprises the three valleys of Nithsdale, Annandale and Eskdale. The gentle slopes and ancient forests of Nithsdale, in the west, conceal the major attraction of Drumlanrig Castle. This multi-turreted, 17th-century fortress houses many works of art and is a popular destination for visitors keen to also explore its formal gardens and forested country park, crisscrossed by footpaths and cycle tracks. Downstream, a short way inland from the Firth, sits picturesque Dumfries. ... Read More »
Ringford, nr. Castle Douglas. View on map>