Discover what the Devil’s Porridge is or visit the Buddhist monastery a place beyond comprehension. Dalton Pottery Art Cafe is a place where all ages can paint a pot, sample local produce in the cafe and the children can enjoy the play park. The Wetland Centre at Caerlaverock is a 1400 acre wild reserve with summer wildflower meadows and thousands of wintering birds including barnacle geese and Whooper swans. Caerlaverock Castle is one of Scotland’s great medieval fortresses. Its unique triangular shape is surrounded by a moat. For fishermen this area is known as Annandale offers salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing. The river Annan flows south from just north of Moffat towards the Solway Firth. For cyclists our roads are ideal as they wind through quiet country roads. There are National Cycle Routes running though the region. For mountain biking with a difference the entire 7Stanes network is accessible. This is mountain biking at its very best. Savour the flavours of our country as it produces a tasty array of superb produce from smoked fish, to award winning meat and beautiful ice cream. Dumfries and Galloway has 200 miles of glorious coastline from the sandy beaches of the Solway Coast to the towering and rugged cliffs of Wigtownshire in the far south west. The little beach at Powfoot is perfect for paddling. The Galloway Forest Park is the UK’s largest and covers 300 square miles of forest, heather clad hills, verdant valleys, shimmering lochs and a multitude of wildlife. This is a perfect place for a gentle stroll or a more challenging hike amongst the Galloway Hills. The park is the UK’s first Dark Sky Park where you can stargaze all night viewing the most spectacular Milky Way and at least 7,000 shining stars. Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect place to visit whatever time of year. Whether you like music, wildlife, heritage, beaches, food and culture; we have it all and more.