In the south of Scotland, you will find the region of Dumfries and Galloway; a stunning countryside that features a mixture of rolling green pastureland, forested parkland, and the waters of the Solway Coast. For those after an adventure, why not head to this region that has a number of both ruined and preserved historical sites and properties, as well as cultural gems, including the manicured grounds and gardens of Castle Kennedy Gardens, Sweetheart Abbey, and the Robert Burns Centre.
Visit Dundrennan Abbey in Kirkcudbright
On the outskirts of the coastal town of Kirkcudbright you’ll discover the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey, famous for being the site where Mary Queen of Scots spent her last moments on Scottish soil, and the most outstanding of all of Scotland’s Cistercian abbeys. Built in the 12th century and sitting in a quaint rural valley, the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey will provide you with a chance to stroll through an idyllic landscape, and allow you ponder the grandness of this relic in its prime.
Book your stay in nearby Kircudbright at one of the local hotels, B&Bs, or guesthouses, done easily by using the Expedia search tool. The sooner you’ve planned your Scottish escape, the sooner you’ll be set to experience the all it has to offer.