Dumfries (according to one theory from the ) is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland. It is near the mouth of the River Nith into the Solway Firth. Dumfries was the county town of the former county of Dumfriesshire. Dumfries is nicknamed ''Queen of the South''. People from Dumfries are known colloquially as ''Doonhamers''.

Why visit?

  • From the Robert Burns Centre to the Galloway Forest Park, there are plenty of attractions to explore in Dumfries and Galloway. Whether you're looking for a family day out or a romantic getaway, there
  • Dumfries and Galloway is a region steeped in history and culture, with a rich heritage that dates back to the Romans. From the ruins of Caerlaverock Castle to the ancient standing stones of the Machars, there is plenty to explore and discover.
  • With its stunning scenery and abundance of outdoor activities, Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect destination for those looking for an active holiday. From mountain biking and kayaking to golf and fishing, there's something for everyone.