A relief in the countryside

Culzean Castle - DR VisitScotland - Paul Tomkins


Do your customers want to travel and breathe fresh air? Go to Scotland! Have they already seen the must-see and want to get off the beaten track? Very good! Offer them South of Scotland. In the Scottish Borders and the Dumfries & Galloway areas, non-concentrated tourism offers the opportunity to walk away from the spectators. However, a beautiful little travelogue will combine gastronomy, whiskey, experiences around nature, a pinch of historical heritage and, above all, unknown landscapes …


Written by Sidney Tabard on Thursday 21st January 2021


Calcion Castle - DR Visits Scotland - Paul Tomkins

Calcion Castle – DR Visits Scotland – Paul Tomkins

The beautiful Scottish countryside stretches between the hills in the valleys of several rivers crossing the south of the country: the promise of steep footpaths at Tweed, Dee, Annan, Esq. If we choose more easily A car, Rent in Glasgow or Edinburgh to travel through these two southern areas, multiple possibilities Hike or cycle Offer a break to reconnect with nature. As in Galloway Forest Park or Tweed Valley Forest Park, in the woods, near the lochs (lakes), such as the Koldschild Loach.


The Phoenix Trial, Moby Forest - DR Visits Scotland - Paul Tomkins

The Phoenix Trial, Moby Forest – DR Visits Scotland – Paul Tomkins

Mountain bikers will have a feast Circuits can be accessed at all levels, including families, Like the 7 stains on the Kirrotree or Glentroll. As for the walkers, they will be appreciated by many Forest trails and marked walking routes The Borders Abyss Way, which connects Roman, the Rivers Route, or Kelso, Jedburg, Melrose, and Dryburg, is the ruined four Abyss. Ways to easily find it on the VisitScotland website.


In peace

Did you know that this is possible even in this peaceful southern Scotland?To observe the stars clearly ? Galloway Forest Park has been given the status of “Dark Sky Reserve” by the International Dark Sky Association. Expect to enjoy the telescope of the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory on a beautiful cloudless night or look at the stars with the naked eye! This place is easy without the slightest pollution ത്തിൽ In the same spirit of stress-free tourism, it is an opportunity to try hiking in the south of Scotland. If you are in Roxburg, south of the Scottish border, you can go with this cousin of the Lama. A walk through the Chevyot hills.


Horseback Riding in the Chevrolet Hills - DR Visits Scotland - David N. Anderson

Horseback Riding in the Chevrolet Hills – DR Visits Scotland – David N. Anderson

We move forward at the animal’s leisurely pace, stopping it, and we relax. Further west, UNESCO-recognized “Galloway, South Ayrshire” Biosphere Reserve offers in a protected biodiversity hotspot An arrangement suitable for eco-friendly heart travelers. Discover animals with a local guide, paddle boarding on the Loch Troll or purchase local work and handicrafts, and the range of activities is vast as the dwelling options in the heart of nature are diverse.
A real experience!


And the beach!

Two southern, rural Scotland lenders themselves Sea voyages : North Sea, East, or Irish Sea, West. On the shores of the Scottish border, Bird watchers will find what they are looking for At St. Abs Head Nature Reserve. From puffins to northern gannets, including murderers, seabirds colonize rock formations. Observing them, whether on the fly or on a rock, is a beautiful moment of simple complexity with nature. For a more sporty mountain bike tour, A route is dedicated to them. A special getaway in the spring when the park’s rich plants are in full bloom and butterflies are flying in color.

On the west coast, between Ireland and Stanrier; The landscape attracts the attention of the traveler Its slopes and small harbors – oh, beautiful port പോpatric, beautifully lined houses! Also, in Solvay Firth, he can be found Beautiful sandy beaches, The Doon or aptly named Sandyhills. Here, in Dumfries and Galloway, local authorities created the Southwest Coastal 300, A tourist route It passes through the Mall of Galloway, Scotland’s southeastern point. The tour offers a unique experience with Cliff Top Cafe, a lighthouse with an attractive landscape, and a flora and fauna sanctuary.


Mall of Galloway Lighthouse - DR Visits Scotland - Kenny Lam

Mall of Galloway Lighthouse – DR Visits Scotland – Kenny Lam

Represents the “SWC300” built around a radius of about 500 km Beautiful route if you want to travel in this area. It stretches from the sea to the town of Dumfries and to the gardens of castles and mansions, such as the Three Gardens in Kirkkudbright County or the very chic Drumlandrig Castle. Amateurs walk Botanical Garden Logan and his charming decoration. For families in good weather, a walk is recommended to appreciate the diversity of species and the colors of the flowers.


Between farms and distilleries

Rural area, developed in southern Scotland Welcome Agritourism Offer. Ideal for recharging your batteries and rediscovering farm life! Travelers can Go for a ride and watch the performance of a sheep Adding the flock. After all, there is a possibility for that Eat local products : Barbecued beef, farmhouse spaghetti ice cream, homemade peas and cookies like Loach Arthur organic coffee. Not even a participant Culinary Workshop Around Scottish salmon for example. You can cook a whole meal at Blackdy Country House in Sankwar.

In Scotland, Distilleries There is no shortage of gin and whiskey. At Newton Stuart in the hills of Gallow, the craft distillery offers delicious tours. Some of the craft items, such as tempest brewing at Tweedbank, open bars for visitors. At Castle Douglas, Sulvat Breweries presents and tastes the production of its lager.


Southern Upland Way - DR Visit Scotland - Kenny Lam

Southern Upland Way – DR Visit Scotland – Kenny Lam

This is the ideal time Get some exercise ! Curling, you know? But sometimes. Competitors hit the ice to take a big stone forward in this amazing sport. The Northwest Castle Hotel in Stran‌re offers an introduction to this. Real! Why not try hiking between the Scottish coasts? The Southern Upland Way, 344 km from east to west, connects Cockburns Place on the Scottish border with Port Patrick on the Rhine on the Gallo Peninsula. Allow an average of 16 days to walk this magical route through the Mothers, Rivers, and border areas.


Romanticism and castles

Abbotsford Highlands - DR Visits Scotland - Kenny Lam

Abbotsford Highlands – DR Visits Scotland – Kenny Lam

It is full of Scottish borders Medieval castles and historic houses Like the Tirzalestein Castle. As in Dumfries & Galloway, many of these defensive structures are now crumbling, marking the landscape. The Kirlaverock Castle, with its triangular configuration, is still vigilant. On the contrary, it is perfectly preserved and later, Kulseen Fort looks out to sea.

Thanks for this special atmosphere, Scottish literature has a place of pride in Scotland’s Southern Discovery Program. Between Sir Walter Scott’s house in Abbottosford, near the tweed of the great poet Robert Burns (birthplace museum) in Aloe, near the Doon River, Scotland’s southern landscape invites the two writers into romanticism.

In the fall, the red and orange hues of the trees provide soft light and attractive comfort, especially in the Eldon Hills.
Did you know that you can walk in the woods planted by the writer Ivanhoe and sleep in Abbotsford? That urious luxury and popular accommodation. Celebrating Sir Walter Scott’s 250th anniversary at home is a good idea for 2021! Opportunity to be the first to discover the Great Scottish Tape Strip, and this year a new permanent exhibition space will open in the neighboring town of Galashiles. It is once again included in 160 panels of more than 10,000 years of Scottish history …


So, are you ready for the south of Scotland?

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