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?

  • 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.
  • 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 home to some of Scotland's most stunning landscapes, from rolling hills and lush forests to rugged coastlines and sandy beaches. Whether you're looking for a peaceful walk or an adrenaline-filled adventure, there's something for everyone.