Self Catering Cottages Dumfries
Take advantage of the amazingly mild climate of this magical corner of Scotland and book a self-catering cottage in Dumfries.
Blessed by the Gulf Stream, this is where swaying palms caress the coast and botanical flowers bring landscapes alive. It's a place for outdoor adventure, from fun and quirky to heart-racing stuff - abseiling, 4X4 off-road safaris, clay pigeon shooting, sailing and more. It also attracts keen golfers, cyclists, walkers and anglers.
Explore the coastline or head inland to the Galloway Forest Park, featuring forest, moorland, lochs, mountains and wildlife. For lovers of all things green, visit award-winning gardens such as Threave, Woodfall, Glenwhan and the Crichton Estate.
Dumfries & Galloway's fascinating past
Wherever your self-catering cottage in Dumfries may be, expect to be near historic sites like medieval castles and ancient stone circles. Scotland's national bard Robert Burns wrote some of his finest works here, including 'Auld Lang Syne', and he is fondly remembered throughout the region.
It's also an area renowned for arts and crafts, thanks to the wonderful blend of natural light and landscape - don't miss Kirkcudbright, a vibrant coastal community brimming with galleries and studios.
And remember, your self-catering cottage in Dumfries will be within easy reach of Gretna Green if you fancy saying 'I do'!