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December 2018: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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64 Places to Visit in Dumfries and Galloway | Directory

Situated in the West of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway is an unspoilt county and the Poetic Heart of the country with plenty of opportunities for great day trips. Steeped in lore and legend,the area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand. Notable places to visit include all the attractions on the Robert Burns Trail, Threave Castle and wondeful castle Kennedy Gardens

Annan | Caerlaverock | Canonbie | Castle Douglas | Creetown | Dalbeattie | Dumfries | Gretna | Isle of Whithorn | Kirkcudbright | Langholm | Lochmaben | Lockerbie | Minnigaff | Mochrum | Moniaive | Morton | Newton Stewart | Parkgate | Ruthwell | Stranraer | Thornhill | Wanlockhead | Whithorn

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Birthplace of: Thomas Carlyle, Thomas Telford, Hugh MacDiarmid, William Paterson, Sir John Richardson, Joseph Thomson, Hugh Clapperton, Edward Irving, John Laurie, William McClelland, Hamish MacInnes, Kirkpatrick MacMillan, John Maxwell, William Mickle, James Mirrlees, Kirsty Wark,

Annan

Caerlaverock

Canonbie

Castle Douglas

Creetown

Dalbeattie

Dumfries

Gretna

Isle of Whithorn

Kirkcudbright

Langholm

Lochmaben

Lockerbie

Minnigaff

Mochrum

Moniaive

Morton

Newton Stewart

Parkgate

Ruthwell

Stranraer

Thornhill

Wanlockhead

Whithorn

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