he castle may have stood stalwart against attack, but its garrison of sixty fell to the three-thousand strong forces of the English king; another move made in the Scottish Wars of Independence.
Nestled among the rolling green hills of Scotland’s south-west, Dumfries and Galloway is something of a hidden gem.
Dumfries and Galloway have so many historical places to visit, most of which are also set in the beautiful scenery, which makes this area perfect for both history buffs and nature lovers alike.
Whether you’re looking for a spin on the traditional or a quirky coffee house to while away an afternoon, here are some of the best places in the county to eat.
The Grey Mare’s Tail is an elegant, tumbling waterfall on the edge of Dumfries and Galloway. Cascading down 60 metres of rockface from Loch Skeen above, the water splits the landscape in two.
Spanning over 6000 miles in total, the Scottish coastline is an incredibly varied area to discover
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