Things To Do

Drumlanrig castle, one of many things to do There are plenty things to do to keep you busy and entertained while enjoying your time in Dumfries and Galloway, the whole family can get involved in many of the listed things to do, take the time to explore and discover new and exciting challenges.

Highlights include the World War 2 Aviation Museum just outside Dumfries, indulging in ice cream and fun activities at Cream o Galloway, taking in beautiful castles and gardens, such as Threave Estate, Drumlanrig Castle or Castle Kennedy and Gardensl and The Galloway Wildlife and Consercation park - just a few of the many great things to see and do in Dumfries and Galloway. Perhaps you fancy a trip to the Swimming Pool at Dumfries's DG One? Or maybe you want to see the places that inspired Scotland'd best loved bard; Robert Burns to write some of his most famous poetry. Restaurants, shopping, pubs, gift shops or enjoying the great outdoors with a whole host of activities awaiting you. It's all here in Dumfries and Galloway.

Things to do walking and cycling

In recent years, many important trails and tracks have been produced for the Cycling and walking enthusiasts.

The 7 Stanes are a world-class mountain biking area that spans the south of Scotland. Their award-winning trails offer some of the best mountain biking in the country and attract riders from all over the UK and beyond.  (Quote from Forrestry Commission)

You don’t have to be an experienced mountain biker to enjoy these famous trails: there are a wide range of routes to suit beginners, families and experts. Plus, many of the centres also have skills areas for you to practise your technique.