DAYS OUT IN DUMFRIES

Things To Do In Dumfries

Dumfries and Galloway is a stunning area of natural beauty combining rugged coastline perfect for hiking, history being famous for Robert Burns and the Barrie, the author of Peter Pan. Perfect for families, couples, singles and group activities - there are world famous mountain biking routes and more castles than you can visit in a day! Whether you are looking for an active day out in the Dumfries, cycling in the Dumfries or sightseeing tours of the Dumfries you will find it all!

Caerlaverock Castle is not to be missed - a fairytale looking castle often used in filming, you can visit the exhibition on its medieval turbulent history before exploring the castle itself. A day out in the Dumfries for the whole family could include a visit to Mabie Farm Park. You can feed the animals and have indoor fun in the play barn with its bouncy slides and jumping pillows. You can try quad biking and even take a donkey ride!

High on the list of popular attractions in Dumfries and Galloway is the family friendly Dino Park with the Dino Park, Dino Den, Indoor soft play and is also perfect for children's parties! For adults looking for a great way of seeing the area, try a Full Day Tour of Scotland - Whisky, Castle and Burns which takes in all of the major sights of the area and includes an excellent whisky tasting session at the Annandale Distillery.

A visit would not be complete without a visit to the Dumfries Museum where you will find Archaeology including rocks and fossils, natural and local history, costume, historical photographs, traditional and contemporary art. Definitely something for everyone and great for something to do on a rainy day! For a day out for all of the family visit Dalscone Farm fun which has a large indoor play centre and a really great outdoor play centre too. For a really exciting adventure day out, take a trip to Drumlanrig Castle which offers an adventure playground, wildlife, walking and hiking routes, cycling and mountain biking. You can even try your hand at game shooting and fishing.

Also worth a visit is Robert Burns House, Scotland's most famous poet and song writer, who died aged 36 in 1796.

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