Dumfries & Galloway

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Dumfries & Galloway is an area in southwest Scotland with a vast number of tourist attractions.

The largest town is Dumfries with a good selection of shops and a variety of free museums. There are a number of museums in and around Dumfries connected to the poet Robert Burns.

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Just a few top attractions in the area are:

Gretna Green with the famous Blacksmiths Marriage Museum.

Mull of Galloway furthest south point in Scotland.

Whithorn for St Ninian's Priory, Shrine and Cave.

Sweetheart Abbey and other Abbeys.

Caerlaverock Castle and more Castles.

David Coulthard Museum with F1 professional simulators.

Crawick Multiverse a vast outdoor stone art project.

Wanlockhead for the highest village/town in Scotland.

The area also has some of the highest mountains in Southern Scotland such as:

The Merrick at 2,766ft.

Corserine at 2,671ft.

Cairnsmore of Carsphairn at 2,614ft.

Outdoor centre's for biking and walking include:

Glentrool for Bruce's Stone, biking, walking and hiking.

Kirroughtree for biking and walking.

Mabie for biking and walking.

Dalbeattie for biking and walking.

Clatteringshaws for biking, walking, otter pool and more.

The area also attracts visitors for the Horror film The Wickerman that was mainly shot in Dumfries & Galloway. This 1973 film starred Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland, and Christopher Lee.

Film locations were at:

Castle Kennedy around the loch, old castle, and pond.

Creetown for the bar scenes in the Ellangowan Hotel.

Gatehouse of Fleet for a shop and exterior of the Green Man pub.

Isle of Whithorn at Burrowhead for the burning of The Wickerman.

Kirkcudbright for a number of town scenes.

Logan Botanic Gardens for the palm tree scenes.

St Ninian's Cave where the pagan ceremony took place.

Culzean Castle in Ayrshire was used as Lord Summerisle home.

The Wickerman Locations more information.

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