This area is known as The Machars, home to rugged cliffs, a variety of wildlife, nesting seabirds and just amazing seascapes. The sunsets here are quite spectacular with the sun setting over the Mull of Galloway, Scotland’s most southerly tip.
From superb fishing to a plant lover’s paradise, this secret corner of Scotland genuinely has something to suit everyone whatever their age. With mile after mile of sleepy back roads this is a cyclists’ haven or if your preference is as an adrenaline seeker, one of the World renowned 7Stanes mountain biking venues is near Newton Stewart.
The Wigtown Book Festival has become a much-loved institution and is a must for lovers of literacy and is graced by many a famous author offering lectures and book signings.
Luce Bay is overlooked by an assortment of hamlets and villages from Sandhead on the west with its beautiful beach to Port William and Monreith on the eastern shores.
The Isle of Whithorn is an evocative place and you don’t require a sea crossing to get there!
For a day out with a difference catch the ferry to Belfast and visit the acclaimed Titanic exhibition.