Dumfries & Galloway
When you’re looking for a house in Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect area to choose because it really showcases a little bit of everything that this beautiful country has to offer. Want to visit castles and museums? Perfect. Here to play a few rounds of golf on world-class courses? Even better. Whether you want diverse wildlife and stunning countryside or art galleries and restaurants, this region can provide it. If you’re a history buff, a house in Scotland is a no-brainer for an interesting holiday. Dumfries and Galloway has a long and fascinating past that is worth learning more about – visit the world-famous Gretna Green, follow the trail of Robert the Bruce, visit the home of the poet Robert Burns and explore the crumbling castles of Caerlaverock, Cardoness, Dunskey and Threave. Likewise, there are some intriguing museums on offer – for example the Wanlockhead Museum of Lead Mining in Scotland’s highest village. Click to view all our holiday cottages in Scotland.
Many people will rent a house in Scotland so that they can enjoy the great outdoors, and Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect place for doing just this. Race through picturesque landscapes on your mountain bike, kayak down foaming rivers, visit one of the region’s many outdoor adventure centres or hike up the Galloway Hills and enjoy the breath taking views. The air has never felt so fresh or so invigorating. A house in Scotland is the ideal destination for wildlife lovers and here you will see everything from sea birds, seals and porpoises on the Mull of Galloway to deer and red squirrels in Galloway Forest Park. And when you return from a day of exploration, you can sit back and enjoy some of the region’s finest food and drink, whether that’s a local cheese or cider from a traditional distillery. Choose a house in Scotland for your next British get away – you won’t regret it.