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Dumfries & Galloway Places to Visit… Infographic

Published on Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Find out where the best Dumfries & Galloway places to visit are this year!  Whether you’re planning a visit by yourself,  with a partner,  friends or family, there’s plenty to do and see in this beautiful part of Scotland. There’s no better way to enjoy visiting these places than staying in our beachside holiday resort in Galloway by the sea!

Here’s our 24 top places to eat, relax, explore, photograph, take the kids or visit events… Whatever you do, we’re sure you’ll have a great time!

Dumfries and Galloway Places to Visit

Where are the best places to eat?

Whatever you may be peckish for, a break here means that you can enjoy all your tasty favourites from gourmet burgers to Loch Ryan oysters. Check out these popular restaurants to grab something yummy!

  • A burger and craft beer from Craft restaurant in Wigtown
  • An Italian Pizza from The Lighthouse at Sands of Luce (best pizza for miles 🙂
  • Fish and chips on the harbour wall at Portpatrick
  • Loch Ryan oysters at Henrys Bay House

Where’s a great place to relax?

The ultimate place to kick back and forget about your everyday troubles. Let yourself go with a sunset beer and check out these top chill spots…

  • With a sunset beer and watch the boats at Portpatrick
  • A gentle paddle board over Luce bay
  • Whale watching from the Mull of Galloway
  • Wondering around and lazy in the Logan Botanic Gardens

Where are the best places to explore?

Discover the true wonders of Dumfries & Galloway by exploring the best spots of the resort. Here are a few of our favourites…

  • Go mountain biking at Kirroughtree
  • Learn to kite surf on Luce Bay
  • Launch into the heavens with the human catapult at Laggan Outdoor
  • Climb the steps to the top of the Mull of Galloway, Scotlands most southerly point

Where are some great places to photograph?

Dumfries & Galloway is such a beautiful Northern town, it’s difficult not to want to take pictures every second to capture the amazing memories. We’ve gathered the best places to capture the captivating place…

  • A West Coast sunset at the Port Logan Bay
  • The red kites feeding in the Galloway Forest Park
  • The stunning sunrise over Luce Bay
  • The ruins of Dunskey castle over the Portpatrick cliffs

Where are some great places to take the kids?

Dumfries & Galloway is a perfect destination for all the family and there are a number of activities that you can do to entertain the children and make the most out of their holiday as well as yours.

  • Attend the Cream o’Galloway visitors centre
  • Tackle the wobbly waterpark at Galloway activity centre
  • Go on an RSPB discovery walk at Sands of Luce holiday park
  • Test yourself within the Dunskey garden maze

Where are all the best events?

There are fantastic annual events at Dumfries & Galloway whether you’re a music or book fan.

  • Race a raft at Portpatrick lifeboat week
  • Loose yourself in a book at the Wigtown book festival
  • Dance the night away at the Wickerman Festival
  • Groove to a saxophone at the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

If you are planning a visit to Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland stay in comfort at our multi-award winning holiday park in Galloway. Interested in finding out more? Check out our beachside holiday resort here or holiday home or camping availability. See you on the beach!