Out and About in Dumfries & Galloway

Extreme wildfire warning issued for Scotland

Extreme Wildfire Warning Issued For Scotland

A very high – extreme risk of wildfire is in place across various parts of Scotland until Monday, April 26. The Scottish Fire and Rescue...
Eyes to the skies for returning hen harriers

Eyes To The Skies For Returning Hen Harriers

RSPB Scotland is asking everyone to keep their eyes peeled for one of the UK’s rarest birds of prey as they return to their...
The Galloway Hydro Scheme – Past & Present Online Event, 7.30pm, 21st April

The Galloway Hydro Scheme – Past & Present Online Event, 7.30pm, 21st April

The Galloway Hydro Scheme is one of the first ‘all-river’ hydro-electric schemes in the world. Constructed in the 1930’s, it continues to play a...
Tickets now on sale for Caerlaverock Castle

Tickets Now On Sale For Caerlaverock Castle

Scotland’s most famous historic heritage sites are getting set to lower their drawbridges Online booking opens today (Wednesday 14 April) for Caerlaverock Castle as...

Families Encouraged To Step In The Right Direction This Spring

Scottish walking charity shares ten ways to add fun activities to the familiar family stroll   WITH longer evenings and warmer weather ahead, a Scottish walking...
DEVILS PORRIDGE MUSEUM GETS SET TO RE-OPEN ON 26th APRIL

Devils Porridge Museum Gets Set To Re-open On 26th April

The Devil’s Porridge Museum at Eastriggs near Annan, Dumfries and Galloway has received generous support from Museums Galleries Scotland and Visit Scotland, in total...

Birds & Our Changing Galloway Landscape

The acclaimed artist Donald Watson lived for most of his professional life in St Johns Town of Dalry. From his studio there he travelled...
Two popular Stewartry visitor attractions have reopened.

Two Popular Stewartry Visitor Attractions Have Reopened

Threave Gardens and Estate on the outskirts of Castle Douglas, and the garden at Broughton House in Kirkcudbright have both welcomed back local visitors. The...
SPRING BACK INTO CYCLING WITH EASTER RIDES

Spring Back Into Cycling With Easter Rides

As Scotland emerges cautiously from lockdown, a local cycle campaign group is resuming its group rides over the Easter school holidays. With a programme of...

Freedom Field For Dogs Opens At Kirkgunzeon

Emma Maxwell has been busy working on her dream of creating a freedom field for the region's dogs. DGWGO went along to meet with Emma...