Dumfries, United Kingdom
Dumfries, a small market town and a former royal burgh located in Scotland, is situated near the mouth of the River Nith. The area offers stunning lochs such as Loch Trool, secluded picnic areas and secret waterfalls to its unsuspecting visitors. Visitors can never get enough of Dumfries, Scotland.
- Loreburn Hall
- Dumfries Museum
- St Michael’s Bridge
- Walk along Queensberry Square and High Street, which host many of the historical and social events of Dumfries Park
- Tour the aviation museum in the control tower near Tinwald Downs, with an extensive display of memorabilia preserving aviation heritage
- Explore the collection of Scottish paintings at Gracefield Arts Centre
Summers in Dumfries are cool, with temperatures reaching average highs of 18°C (64°F), while winters are mild with temperatures reaching average lows of 0°C (32°F). Precipitation occurs year round but reaches its highest levels in autumn and winter.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport to Dumfries is Glasgow Prestwick International. Trains and buses are available from the airport, as well as car hire agencies and taxis.
Dumfries has an excellent road infrastructure, allowing tourists with hired cars to explore the town with ease. Train services from Dumfries railway station are operated by First Scotrail, and taxis are readily available. Dumfries is home to a cycle path, located on an old railway track, for the tourist looking for exercise as well as a leisurely way to tour.
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BEST WESTERN Station Hotel Dumfries is an ideal lodging option for a relaxing stay in the Dumfries and Galloway region. This hotel has many attractions located in its vicinity. Dumfries Museum and... More
Welcome to Holiday Inn Dumfries , your accommodation choice for Southern Scotland. Situated only 1 mile away from the largest town of Southern Scotland, Holiday Inn Dumfries is within the... More
Located amid acres of magnificent grounds with stunning views of the beautiful Scottish countryside, Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel Lockerbie provides the perfect backdrop for any... More
Trigony House Hotel Dumfries overlooks the lush green gardens and woodlands. The hotel combines the world class services and great ambience to satisfy the customers. Many historic castles, vast... More
Trewan is a 300 year old traditional granite cottage on the edge of Dalbeattie Forest, with immediate access to the forest and the 7 Stanes Mountain Biking Trails. In addition to cyclists, Trewan... More