Out and About in Dumfries & Galloway

MOD launches film to urge public to Respect the Range

MOD Launches Film To Urge Public To Respect The Range

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) that manages military land, today launched a short film to urge...

Spring in to the Season at Drumlanrig

Drumlanrig Gardens and Adventure Playground will re-open in time for Easter. After having to abandon plans for Easter 2020, the staff at Drumlanrig are...

Forestry & Land Scotland Gearing Up For Visitors’ Return

Forestry and Land Scotland is getting set to welcome back tens of thousands of visitors to its sites across the country this summer as...

New Historical Artefacts Shared With The Devil’s Porridge Museum

Lots of new objects have recently come to light for The Devil’s Porridge Museum, these have led to lots of new information about the...
How Clean is your (Wind)Screen? Where have all the insects gone…

How Clean Is Your (Wind)screen? Where Have All The Insects Gone…

Not so long ago, during a summer drive in the country, our car windscreens were continually splattered by unfortunate insects. These days this is...

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...