Galloway Tourist Route
- 92 miles / 148 km
- Gretna – Ayr
Take in Galloway Forest Park on this delightful route from Gretna to Ayr and stop off at superb attractions, including Threave Castle and the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. There’s also ample opportunity for adventure with woodland trails to explore on foot or by mountain bike and the waters of Loch Ken for a whole range of thrilling watersports.
Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop
Find out how love conquered all at this unlikely wedding venue.
The Devil's Porridge Museum
Learn about Gretna’s vital role during the First World War.
Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura
Located in a former windmill, Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura is home to a wide range of historic artefacts.
Take on one of the trails – whether you are a beginner or an expert, you’ll find the ideal route.
Cross by boat to a medieval fortress.
Galloway Kite Trail
Watch wild red kites swoop down to feed.
Galloway Activity Centre
Fun, family-friendly activities on and by Loch Ken.
Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre and Café
Sit back and enjoy views of Galloway Forest Park.
Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
Visit to use the observatory’s high-powered telescope for a magnified view of the stars, planets and Milky Way.
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
See places that inspired Scotland’s National Bard.