If it is nature that stirs a passion in you then a visit to Dumfries and Galloway is a must!!
A region rich in wildlife and biodiversity. With its long, varied coastline, extensive upland areas and numerous lochs, rivers, wetlands and woodlands, it really is home to an array of different species that will simply take your breath away!
South West Scotland boasts several nature reserves, you can see the thousands of migratory geese over the winter months, and watch the hundreds of different species of birds on our doorstep during the summer months.
We have numerous places that you can get up close and personal to farm animals, and you can even meet the elusive deer at the deer parks.
You may also stumble across roe deer grazing in the fields, and a fox scurrying around in the evening sunshine.
The coastline in Dumfries and Galloway has an amazing array of natural rock pools and watch the wader birds hunting for their dinner in the mud!!
What will you discover on your visit??
Mammals of Dumfries and Galloway
Our Birds of Prey
Visitors to Dumfries and Galloway
Other Special things to see