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Dumfries and Galloway, the southern-most Scottish county, juts out into the Irish Sea, giving it a long and rather wild coastline. As can be expected, the county epitomises Scotland, a stark contrast to the rolling greenery of northern England to the South. The county is largely rural and the terrain is rugged, dramatic and unkempt. Best Western has three wonderful establishments in the region. Our biggest hotel in Dumfries and Galloway is Station Hotel, which lies on Lovers Walk in Dumfries, only five minutes walk from the city centre. The other two are nestled away in quiet country towns. Any of these would be ideal destinations for a magnificent short UK break.

Town and city breaks in Dumfries and Galloway

Although very sparsely populated and heavily rural, the county has a few beautiful towns scattered throughout. The coastal town of Kirkcudbright is a painter's haven after the arrival of Glasgow Boy artist EA Hornel, whose work rests in Broughton House and Gardens. Dumfries, the lively capital of the region, has a lot to offer eager travellers. Before a hearty pub lunch, have a look at Burns House, where Scotland's most celebrated poet scratched his signature on the window pane. For those who need another Burns fix, head to the Brig o' Doon bridge, constructed in the late medieval period, and located near Alloway in South Ayreshire. The bridge is used as the setting in one of his more famous pieces.

Holidays in the Dumfries and Galloway countryside

No matter where your hotel in Dumfries and Galloway is based, for a truly magical experience you simply must take a trip to the northern part of the county. Dotted throughout the dark green hills and valleys are a number of cosy and hidden country villages. The little market town of Sanquhar nestles in the remarkable Nith Valley, surrounded by breath-taking scenery. From here you should continue walking up the famous Southern Upland Way. Make sure you visit the post office here, as it is the oldest in the world. The Galloway Forest Park's kite trail follows the shores of Loch Ken where you might spot the elusive bird of prey.

Beach holidays in Dumfries and Galloway

Along the 200-mile coastline, the pick for rock pooling is definitely Rockcliffe Beach, a wonderful rugged setting attached to a small village with a charming view across to Rough Island, Hestan Island, the Solway Firth and occasionally the Lake District. For somewhere sandy, head towards Gatehouse of Fleet from your Dumfries and Galloway hotel. Here, Mossyard Beach will provide a relaxing day out while the nearby ruins and structures, including Cardoness Castle, will keep the more cultured traveller content.

Attractions in Dumfries and Galloway

Have a wander around the world-famous Old Blacksmith's Shop and embrace its romantic past, learning how the 'anvil priests' used to marry young runaway couples who were seized by spontaneity and passion. From your Dumfries and Galloway hotel, take a trip to Caerlaverock Castle, the only triangular stronghold of its kind in the world and famously associated with William 'You'll never take our freedom' Wallace. Some of the best and most popular activities to do in this part of the country are hiking, rambling and sightseeing. The scenery is striking, and strolling along one of the many mountain ridges, wrapped up warmly with the hard Scottish wind whisking though your hair is a sensation you are unlikely to forget in hurry. Book a Best Western hotel in Dumfries and Galloway for a truly remarkable and varied UK short break.

Hotels in Dumfries And Galloway

Attractions in Dumfries and Galloway:


Abbotsford

Opening times:
Daily 9.30am-5pm; Sun (Mar, Apr, May & Oct) 11am-4pm Mar - Oct 2013 (annual)

Wordsworth's Rydal Mount. Courtesy of the Cumbria Tourist Board
Rydal Mount

Opening times:
Mar-Oct: daily 9.30am-5pm; Nov, Dec & Feb: Wed-Sun 11am-4pm Feb 2013; not Mon or Tue (various dates)

Floors Castle

Opening times:
Daily 11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Apr 2013 (various dates)

Tenement House

Opening times:
Mar 1-Oct 31 daily 1-5pm Mar - Oct 2013 (annual)

Edinburgh Gunners Rugby RaboDirect PRO12 Season

Opening times:
Sep 2012 - May 2013; Mon, Fri, Sat, and Sun only (annual)

What's on in Dumfries and Galloway:


Carlisle Fireshow

Dates Open:
01/11/2014 to 01/11/2014

Biggest Liar in the World. Courtesy of Marstons. © Charlie Hedley
Biggest Liar in the World Competition

Dates Open:
20/11/2014 to 20/11/2014

Wordsworth's Rydal Mount. Courtesy of the Cumbria Tourist Board
Rydal Mount

Dates Open:
01/03/2014 to 31/10/2014
01/11/2014 to 31/12/2014
01/03/2015 to 31/10/2015
01/02/2015 to 28/02/2015

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