Out and About in Dumfries & Galloway

VisitScotland Launches Responsible Tourism Campaign

VisitScotland has today (22 March) announced a responsible tourism campaign to raise awareness of the importance of exploring the outdoors responsibly with the focus...
Scottish Govt urges families to reclaim the joy of walking to school

Scottish Govt urges families to reclaim the joy of walking to school

The Daily Mile Foundation, Living Streets Scotland, Paths for All, and the Active Nation Commissioner, in partnership with the Scottish Government, are calling on...
P&O ANNOUNCE 2021 UK CRUISES FOR VACCINATED PASSENGERS ONLY

P&O Announce 2021 UK Cruises For Vaccinated Passengers Only

P&O Cruises is offering a series of short breaks on flagship Britannia this summer and week-long cruises on new ship Iona. These cruises will depart from Southampton between...
Wet Woodlands & Willow Tits – Why Scruffy woods are best

Wet Woodlands & Willow Tits – Why Scruffy Woods Are Best

The Galloway Glens Scheme has been running a series of online events through the winter months, learning more about the amazing natural world right...

Amateur Archaeologists Shine A Light On 10,000 Years Of Dumfries & Galloway’s History

Participants in a Community archaeology project have made discoveries that tell a story of people living on what is now the Threave Estate near...

Latest Signage Unveiled At Loch Ken

New Signage installed on the west bank of Loch Ken is the latest mark of progress by partners around the Loch, helping to provide...

Fish: To Migrate or not to migrate… Free Online Event – 3rd March,...

The Spring Programme of Galloway Glens Natural World online events continues on 3rd March, with an event in partnership with Galloway Fisheries Trust exploring...

Local Drone Enthusiast Captures Stunning Footage of Threave Castle

23 Year Old Castle Douglas Drone enthusiast John Andrew Armstrong filmed this stunning video at Threave Castle this week.  https://youtu.be/t4AMLfkzSyY   Threave Castle is situated on an island...
Walking proves a tonic to beat lockdown blues

Walking Proves A Tonic To Beat Lockdown Blues

A WALKING charity has encouraged Scots to ease anxieties and boost mental and physical wellbeing by connecting with nature.      Scotland’s national walking charity, Paths...

Devils Porridge Museum Remembers Dumfriesshire WW1 Heroine ‘Flora Murray’

Local WW1 heroine, Doctor Flora Murray, is being highlighted to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month at the Devil’s Porridge Museum at Eastriggs near Annan, Dumfries...