Dumfries & Galloway is an area in
southwest Scotland with a vast number of
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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area Top Attractions.
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Just a few top attractions in the area
Gretna Green with the famous
Blacksmiths Marriage Museum.
Mull of Galloway furthest south point
Whithorn for St Ninian's Priory,
Shrine and Cave.
Sweetheart Abbey and other
Caerlaverock Castle and more
David Coulthard Museum with F1
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
Carsphairn at 2,614ft.
Outdoor centre's for biking and walking
Glentrool for Bruce's Stone, biking,
walking and hiking.
Kirroughtree for biking and
Mabie for biking and walking.
Dalbeattie for biking and
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
Film locations were at:
Castle Kennedy around the loch, old
castle, and pond.
Creetown for the bar scenes in the
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
Logan Botanic Gardens for the palm
St Ninian's Cave where the pagan
ceremony took place.
in Ayrshire was used as Lord Summerisle
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