Useful Links

Discover more of what you can see and do in Dumfries and Galloway, go to:

Visit Scotland

Visit South West Scotland 


Discover more about Galloway Forest Park here:

Galloway Forest Park


Explore the Dark Skies further here:

Scottish Dark Skies Observatory


Find out more about Mull of Galloway Lighthouse here:

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse


Find out more about walking in Dumfries and Galloway here:

Walking near Auchencairn

Walking near Gatehouse of Fleet

Walking near Castle Douglas

Walking near Kirkcudbright


Find out more about watersports and adrenaline activities here:

Loch Ken

Clay Pigeon Shooting | Forrest Estate Experiences | Castle Douglas


Find out more about cycling & 7 Stanes here:


The BreakPad


Find out more about nature watching in Dumfries and Galloway here:


RSPB Mersehead

Caerlaverock Nature Reserve

Cairnsmore Fleet Nature Reserve

Senwick Alpacas


Find out more about golfing and fishing in Dumfries and Galloway here:

Golf courses in Dumfries and Galloway

Greenhill Fishery


Find out more about gardens in Dumfries and Galloway here:

Threave Garden

Logan Botanic Garden

Castle Douglas Garden Centre

Elizabeth MacGregor Nursery


Find out more about what’s going on in our local towns:

See the full programme of the Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities

and other D&G events at Dumfries & Galloway What's going on


Find out more about local food and drink producers you can visit here:

Bladnoch Distillery

Annandale Distillery

Crafty Distillery

Sulwath Brewers

Galloway Lodge

Cream o' Galloway

Galloway Smokehouse

The CocoaBean


Find out more about where to eat out here:

Galloway Burger House

Selkirk Arms

Mr Pooks

The Clachan Inn


Find out more about family attractions in Dumfries and Galloway here:

The CocoaBean

Dalscone Farm Fun

Cream o' Galloway

Loch Ken

The Wee Pottery

Ernespie Farm

Gem Rock Museum

Moat Brae

Castle Douglas swimming pool


Find out more about historic sites and art galleries in Dumfries and Galloway here:

Caerlaverock Castle

Threave Castle

Maclellan's Castle

Dundrennan Abbey

Drumcoltran Tower

Ellisland Farm

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Broughton House

Kirkcudbright Galleries

Clience Studio


Find out more about places to visit further away from Barstobrick Holiday Lodges here:

Crawick Multiverse


Stena Line Cairnryan to Belfast

Visit Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Giants Causeway

Ulster Museum

Crumlin Road Gaol

Gallery of Modern Art

The Hunterian

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Glasgow Science Centre

Riverside Museum

National Museum of Scotland

National Galleries

Edinburgh Castle

Palace of Holyrood House

Royal Yacht Britannia

Edinburgh Zoo

Scotch Whisky Experience

Camera Obscura

Dynamic Earth

Scott Monument

Drumlanrig Castle

Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

Gretna Green

Kagyu Samye Ling

Lead Mining Museum

Leadhills Railway

New Lanark


Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Cathedral


Ullswater Steamers

Lowther Castle