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Links to other websites of interest

This page contains links to other websites of interest in the Dumfries and Galloway area. Please note that the editors of this website cannot accept responsibility for the content that appears on any of these sites.

Castle Douglas Food Town

Castle Douglas - includes local history, events, news, and promotions.

Coastal Guide to Britain

A guide to Britain's coastal communities


Dalbeattie - town information index and featured sites.

Dumfries & Galloway - New Tourist Accommodation Guide

ADGAPThis site is new, and is growing! Members of ADGAP - the Association of Dumfries & Galloway Accommodation Providers, are committed to providing the highest standard of accommodation commensurate with reasonable cost and prefer personal contact with you rather than the anonymity of booking via a call centre. Choosing to stay with a member of the association guarantees satisfaction and maximises your enjoyment of a holiday in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland.

Dumfries & Galloway Tourist Board

The official on-line visitor guide for Dumfries & Galloway – with Scottish Tourist Board inspected and graded accommodation listings; a region-wide events calendar, and plenty of information on what to see and do.

Dumfries and Galloway - Visitor's Guide

This site provides a list of businesses and services, including hotels and accommodation over the whole region.

Dumfries and Galloway - The Virtual Region

The Virtual RegionGuide to business and entertainment in the region.

Galloway Artists & Makers

This non-profit group provides a forum for discussion, support, and arts and crafts development for artists and makers working in Galloway. Here there is a gallery of images and contact information for many of the artists and craftmakers working in the area. It is not a commercial gallery and any potential sales are organised directly with the artist concerned.

Gatehouse of Fleet

Provides tourist and visitor information, including a holiday accommodation directory, for the rural country town of Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland.


Kirkcudbright - guide to the people and the town.

Monreith Animal World

Set in twelve acres of scenic countryside, come and tour the park, taking in a peaceful pondside walk. Meet Mij the otter and Angus and Dougal, our tame owls. You can also see alpacas, miniature donkeys, waterfowl, rabbits and guinea pigs. Lots more for all ages, including Shetland ponies, poultry, pigs and Belted Galloway Cattle, and aviary birds. There is partial wheelchair access and ample parking.

Mull of Galloway

information about the Mull of Galloway, the most southerly point in Scotland - at the south end of the neighbouring (Rhinns) peninsula

Newton Stewart

Newton Stewart - provides local information about this market town, including shopping, accommodation, activities, and travel details.

Port William

Tourist Information and Visitors Guide to Port William, Dumfries and Galloway.

Rural Community Gateway

Make the Rural Gateway website your first stop for networking, rural news, information, links and documents.

Scotland Internet

A massive digest of material about Scotland, including the arts and media; Scottish law and government; history; education and many points of reference. There are links to communities as well as full news, sport, weather, travel, accommodation and business sections.

Southern Upland Way

Whether you're walking just a short part of this 212-mile cross country footpath from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath, or 'end-to-ending' -covering the entire route, spend some time exploring the Machars peninsula which lies to the south of the SUW in the Newton Stewart and Glentrool area. There's plenty of opportunities for other walks, cycling etc, and this website is crammed with excellent information on what to do and see, and plan for the challenge of the route which goes through some of the best countryside and scenery that Scotland can offer.


Stranraer - includes accommodation, business, history, and tourism information.

Undiscovered Scotland

If you're planning visits to other parts of SW Scotland, then this site is really worth exploring - it's stuffed with interest. It also does everywhere else in Scotland - but we're sure you'd like to concentrate your attention here first!


The Whithorn & District Business Association's new website provides a full coverage of facilties, businesses and events in and around Whithorn, along with interesting backgrounds to Christian heritage in the area


Wicker Man, The

For fans of the seventies' cult movie The Wicker Man, part of which was filmed in and around the Isle of Whithorn - at Burrowhead, St Ninian's Cave, and Whithorn itself, take a look at this site which will give you more insight into the many locations.

Wigtown Agricultural Show

Wigtown Agricultural Show - Wednesday 3rd August 2011

Wigtown Booktown

Wigtown - book businesses, events, news, reviews.

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