Galloway Country Fair 2019

Save the Date for Dumfriesshire’s Biggest Rural Event

The award winning Galloway Country Fair returns this summer to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August 2019. The annual...

Conference Celebrates Dumfries and Galloway’s Wildlife

130 people gathered in Dumfries on Saturday 30th March to learn about and celebrate the region’s special wildlife. The Wildlife Recorders’ Gathering was run by...
Your Local Museum

Spring Has Sprung In Your Local Museum

Spring is here and staff at Dumfries and Galloway Council museums in Dumfries, Annan and Sanquhar have been busy preparing for the 2019 season....

Animal mums go above and beyond

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, Scotland’s birds provide some wonderful examples of great parenting – and a few surprises. Birds are often amazing mums, running...

Rhododendrons bloom early in Dumfries & Galloway

This year’s Scottish Rhododendron Festival is geared up to be vibrant from day one, as many of these wonderful plants are already in full...
Galloway Glens hold First Community Dig

Galloway Glens hold First Community Dig event on the Raiders’ Road This Week

The Galloway Glens Scheme is now well underway, with the first year of five nearly completed. Activities and projects are taking place up and...
National Trust For Scotland properties

Visit Threave Gardens, Broughton House and Carlyle’s Birth Place for FREE

Enjoy a fabulous free weekend this month (29th of March - 31st of March 2019) at three National Trust For Scotland properties in Dumfries...
Stone Bagpipes Revealed

Stories of Stone Bagpipes Revealed

The Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust is giving people a chance to discover the stories of bagpipers carved in stone from medieval to modern times...
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This Easter, Go Quackers at WWT Caerlaverock

This Easter, go quackers and challenge your family to explore the wetlands at WWT Caerlaverock near Dumfries to find giant yellow ducks hiding amongst...
NTS CADBURY EASTER EGG HUNT 2019

Hop Along To The NTS Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt At Threave Garden Or Broughton...

  Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of the National Trust for Scotland’s Cadbury Easter Egg...