Explore some of what the local area has to offer. We have tried to include places that are within a hour driving distance from our bed and breakfast.
If you click on any of the images below you will be taken to either their website or somewhere you can get further information.
Caerlaverock Wetland Centre
A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Great for all the family!
Galloway Forest - Dark Skies Park
Great to explore - Over 7,000 stars and planets are visible with the naked eye from the Forest Park.
A wide moat, twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements make Caerlaverock the epitome of the medieval stronghold.
The Ruthwell Cross is a stone Anglo-Saxon cross probably dating from the 8th century.
Well worth a visit!
Situated on the scenic north shore of the Solway coast, Mersehead is an extensive wetland and saltmarsh area.
Take a tour around the Annandale Distillery and learn about their unique distillation process.
Raiders Road Forest Drive
One of two forest drives in Galloway Forest Park - An easy way to see more of the Park's woods and wildlife.
The second oldest lighthouse in Scotland. The lighthouse was commissioned by the Town Council of Dumfries in 1748.
Drummuir Farm Ice Cream
Family day out at Drummuir farm - Indoor and outdoor play areas + Delicious ice-creams and sundaes!
Dalscone Farm Fun
Dalscone Farm and Indoor Soft Play Centre Dumfries - All you need for a great day out with the kids - rain or shine!
The Devil's Porridge Museum
The Museum explores the fascinating history of World War One, World War Two and the Cold War.
A family friendly museum housing a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan and the surrounding area.
Castle Douglas - Food Town
Known as The Food Town, Castle Douglas boasts a busy main street, with variety of lovely independent boutique style shops.
Kirkcudbright - Artist Town
Attractive painted buildings in a whole array of colours vie for attention along its broad streets.
Lonsdale Cinema now has 3 screens, HD and 3D cinema screening mainstream and independent films with stadium seating.
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Tracks
The 7stanes are award-winning, world-class mountain biking centres that span the south of Scotland.
Your trip to Dumfries and Galloway will not disappoint - We look forward to welcoming you to our b&b and creating memories starting with us here at The Waterside Rooms!