The southern most region of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway, is one of the country’s great destinations for anyone looking to explore the nation's natural and historical wonders. This part of the country is punctuated with quaint market and harbour towns, whose hotels, B&Bs, and guesthouses make for the perfect place to base your explorations from. Some of the region’s most prized relics and cultural sites include the Robert Burns Centre and Caerlaverock Castle in Dumfries, as well as Castle Kennedy in Stranraer and Dundrennan Abbey in Kirkcudbright, all of which are set amidst the region’s idyllic landscape.
Visit Glenluce Abbey in Stranraer
The ruins of Glenluce Abbey are what remain of a 13th century Cistercian abbey, and sit in the beautiful and serene valley of the Water of Luce. Visitors can see the abbey's museum of monastic life as well as a 16th century chapter house, all while treading the same tracks of famed Scottish historical figures such as Robert Bruce, James IV, and Mar Queen of Scots.
To book your stay at any of the region’s hotels and plan your local activities be sure to use the Expedia search tool. Before long you’ll find yourself roaming the beautiful landscape of the southern Scottish countryside.