The arresting landscape of Dumfries and Galloway can’t help but inspire a little romance. Couples can enjoy long strolls along its dramatic coastline, fascinating visits to renowned attractions and delicious seafood meals at award-winning restaurants. Choose the perfect romantic hotel as a base for a fantastic weekend getaway.
Activities for Romantic Hotel Guests
Take a trip to one of the many well preserved estates like Glenwhan Gardens, with spectacular views of Luce Bay and Mull of Galloway. Broughton House Garden is another popular stop, boasting a 19th century Japanese inspired estate, complete with intriguing and exotic plant species.
Robert Burns fans might want to spend a day in the city of Dumfries, once home to Scotland’s National Bard. A dedicated centre about the life and work of the poet can be visited in an old mill on the River Nith banks, it also gives a fascinating background on the surrounding area.
There are charming villages to stroll around, perfect for stopping off for afternoon tea and some arts and craft shopping. Kirkcudbright is often referred to as Artists’ Town and is home to many painters and writers. There's also, New Abbey, a quaint village along the Solway Coast Heritage Trail where you can see the famed Sweetheart Abbey.
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