Scotland is known throughout the world for being a proud, scenic, and historical land, and there are few places in this northern country that exemplify its beauty and unique cultural history the way that of its southernmost region of Dumfries and Galloway does. Take those first few steps out of your hotel you’ll quickly discover there are plenty of things to see and do, whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast in search of walking and biking tours, or enjoy visiting some of the UK's most majestic ruins. Famous local sites include national historical monuments such as Drumlanrig Castle in Thornhill and Sweetheart Abbey in Dumfries, as well as natural wonders like the Caerlaverock Wetland Centre.
Visit Galloway Forest Park
One of the UK's most important natural landscapes and the country’s largest forested park, Galloway Forest Park is an important habitat for local wildlife that stretches over 300 square miles, and houses over one million trees as well as 250 lochs. The park is also a great destination for anyone who enjoys exploring the natural world by foot or bicycle, as there are a number of hiking paths as well as two 7stanes mountain biking centres.
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