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The region of Dumfries & Galloway is in the south west of Scotland, next to the English border. It was my home for 5 years when I was a kid as we lived in the small village of Sanquhar. I have made trips to various parts of the region since then though and it does cover quite an area. It has over 200 miles of coastline and the large expanse of Galloway Forest park, not to mention many interesting towns and villages.
The tourist board bill this area as "Scotlands Surprising South West" as people tend to wrongly assume all of Scotlands beautiful scenery is confined to the Highlands.
- Pros:fabulous scenery, plenty history & not too many tourists
- In a nutshell:it IS the surprising south west!
Also in the grounds of Threave gardens is a Countryside Centre, housed in the old stable block. It was undergoing some... more travel advice
The gardens are quite extensive and have many different areas where you can see all sorts of unusual as well as garden... more travel advice
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