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Top things to do in Dumfries and Galloway

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Laggan Outdoor (Gatehouse of Fleet)
Ranked #1 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Laggan Outdoor offer indoor and outdoor adventure activities for all the family. We offer something for everyone be it one... more » Owner description: Laggan Outdoor offer indoor and outdoor adventure activities for all the family. We offer something for everyone be it one of Europes longest Zip wires or Archery, Grass Sledging and Jeep driving, to the more extreme Mountain Balling, Mountain Boarding, Segway tours or Clay Pigeon Shooting. We're open all year round, but please do book in advance to avoid disappointment. « less
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Galloway Activity Centre (Castle Douglas)
Ranked #2 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Welcome to the Galloway Activity Centre. We are situated on the banks of Loch Ken in south west Scotland. We cater for... more » Owner description: Welcome to the Galloway Activity Centre. We are situated on the banks of Loch Ken in south west Scotland. We cater for families, individuals and groups alike.Here you will find details of our services & facilities including activities, courses, equipment hire, accommodation and holiday packages.Choose from: Sailing, Windsurfing, Powerboating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Laser Combat Games, Archery, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Climbing and more...Our aim is to give you a memorable holiday in a safe and friendly family atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you. « less
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Mabie Farm Park (Dumfries)
Ranked #3 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Threave Garden (Castle Douglas)
Ranked #4 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Glenwhan Gardens (Dunragit)
Ranked #5 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: With it's moat, twin-towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is a Maxwell stronghold and the epitome... more » Owner description: With it's moat, twin-towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is a Maxwell stronghold and the epitome of the medieval fortress. The castle's turbulent history owes much to its proximity to England which brought it into border conflicts.Includes siege warfare exhibition, a children's adventure park, a nature trail and a children's trail. The Castle is connected by footpath to the adjacent National Nature Reserve. Cafe open daily in summer and Sat & Sun in winter. « less
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Famous Blacksmiths Shop (Gretna Green)
Ranked #7 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #8 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.
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Ranked #9 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Gardens
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Dumfries Museum (Dumfries)
Ranked #10 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Logan Botanic Garden (Port Logan)
Ranked #11 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Broughton House (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #13 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Museums
Owner description: Hidden Treasures, Museum of Lead Mining, is situated in Wanlockhead, which is the highest village in Scotland, we are 1531... more » Owner description: Hidden Treasures, Museum of Lead Mining, is situated in Wanlockhead, which is the highest village in Scotland, we are 1531 feet above sea level. At the museum we have our Visitor Centre, Tour of our Lead Mine, 3 Period Cottages 1750,1850 and 1910. We also have the 2nd Oldest Subscription Library with the original collection of almost 3,000 books, which is the original Miners' collection. If you would like to sample Gold Panning you can try one of our taster sessions. After your tour you can sit and relax in our Tearoom and sample the delightful homemade treats on offer, then finally you can visit our Gift Shop which hosts Local Crafts, Minerals, and lots more. « less
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Drumlanrig Castle (Dumfries)
Ranked #15 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle... more » Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and an internationally renowned art collection. Beyond the castle are over 40 acres of enchanting gardens and a wide range of activities including walking, mountain biking, adventure playground, wildlife watching, Scottish Cycle Museum, Landrover tours, Ranger-led walks, events programme as well as shopping and catering. « less
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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse (Mull of Galloway)
Ranked #16 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most southerly point and is one of its least known areas, remaining an unspoiled paradise... more » Owner description: The Mull of Galloway is Scotland's most southerly point and is one of its least known areas, remaining an unspoiled paradise for visitors seeking peace and tranquility. We hope you will enjoy your visit and discover for yourself the beautiful countryside, beaches, splendid views and warm climate. Climb Scotland's most southerly lighthouse, visit our exhibition, RSPB reserve and Gallie Craig coffee house. We also have three former lighthouse keepers holiday cottages available for holidays or short breaks throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #17 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Museums
Owner description: This much loved attraction which tells the story of the vast munitions factory constructed during the First World War and of... more » Owner description: This much loved attraction which tells the story of the vast munitions factory constructed during the First World War and of the people who worked here has now moved to custom built facilities. The attraction has been updated to make it more interactive and informative. All ages enjoy the story. There is plenty for children to do and their parents and grandparents will enjoy the fascinating story of HM Factory Gretna. We now have a cafeteria and better facilities to host group visits, bus tours, etc. « less
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Ranked #18 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Other
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Ranked #20 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Museums
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Ranked #21 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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7stanes - Kirroughtree (Newton Stewart)
Ranked #22 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Biking Trails
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7stanes - Ae (Ae Village)
Ranked #23 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Ae, Scotland’s shortest village name is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway... But ride its... more » Owner description: Ae, Scotland’s shortest village name is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway... But ride its trails and you’ll think you’re in another world. With a superb variety of green, blue and red graded trails, an extreme rated downhill section, skills area plus a bike shop and great cafe you could not want for more at Ae. « less
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Cream o' Galloway (Gatehouse of Fleet)
Ranked #24 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Farms; Factory Tours
Owner description: Deliciously good fun for all. Taste our range of luxury dairy ice creams and dairy-free sorbets, visit our organic farm and... more » Owner description: Deliciously good fun for all. Taste our range of luxury dairy ice creams and dairy-free sorbets, visit our organic farm and explore the nature trails to see beautiful scenery and wildlife. There's action and adventure with our adrenaline pumping slides, pedal karts, bikes, our unique woodland adventure playground and indoor play areas.You can explore the nature trails, do some wildlife spotting in our hide or take part in one of our special wildlife events. There's a designated dog walk where your canine friends can run free and walkers with dogs under control are welcome on the green or purple waymarked nature trails.There are events taking place every day we're open at Cream o' Galloway and lots of special events that run at particular times of the year, such as Meet the Lambs in Spring or Ready Steady Freeze in Summer where you get to make your own ice cream from scratch. Our most popular events are the Farm Tour and the Ice Cream Tasting which are available each day we are open. Open daily from end of March to October. « less
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Galloway Forest Park (Galloway Forest Park)
Ranked #25 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Museums
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Ranked #27 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Threave Castle (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #28 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles; Landmarks
This stately castle, built in 1370, is surrounded by a moat and can be reached only by ferry.
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Ranked #29 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Nature and Parks
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Cardoness Castle (Gatehouse of Fleet)
Ranked #30 of 108 attractions in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles; Landmarks
Owner description: Enjoy the panoramic views of Scotland, England, Ireland and The Isle of Man from this castle's rare remaining top floor... more » Owner description: Enjoy the panoramic views of Scotland, England, Ireland and The Isle of Man from this castle's rare remaining top floor viewing platform. « less
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