Dumfries and Galloway is an absolute hidden gem with an atmosphere all of its own. As an incredible area of natural beauty in lowland Scotland, this is a landscape with an incredibly wild feel - with everything from rugged coastal paths and quaint fishing villages to deep forests and open green spaces to explore. When you look for holiday cottages Dumfries and Galloway provides a wide range of high-quality accommodation with absolute comfort, wonderful views, easy access to thriving towns and picturesque villages - and a huge natural playground just on your doorstep.
Book a holiday accommodation close to one of the region's small towns and villages and you'll be in for a treat. Castle Douglas is a busy food town, and Kirkudbright is a beautiful small fishing town with a strong artistic heritage. Wigtown is Scotland's National Book Town and home to its own festival and Moffat is an ancient spa town with many beautiful architectural features and a real sense of peace. For holiday cottages Dumfries and Galloway provides plenty of diversity, whether you fancy a secluded hilltop bothy or a luxurious stone cottage located close to restaurants, village pubs and other amenities.
Dog-owners will find a huge array of walks and dog-friendly beaches from holiday cottages Dumfries and Galloway wide, and families will love Galloway Activity centre with water sports, cycling and other outdoor activities on offer. Take a wander around Logan Botanic Garden (made possible by Dumfries and Galloway's surprisingly mild climate - thanks Gulf Stream!) and experience the wonder of Moat Brae House and Garden, which is Scotland's National Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling and home to a wonderful Peter Pan experience. With medieval castles such as Caerlaverock Castle and whisky tours at Annandale Distillery, there is so much to see and do. After a busy day of exploration relax in your cosy accommodation with excellent amenities, great views and maybe even a hot tub!