A grand day out in D&G

There’s much to explore in this spectacular landscape

Make for the Multiverse 

Wander through the Crawick Multiverse, a former coal mine now an astonishing and enlightening work of land art. Themes of space, cosmology and astronomy are explored using stone sculptures, winding paths and lookout points. A truly special place designed by landscape architect Charles Jencks, who also created the Garden for Cosmic Speculation. Go for the solstice festival. DG4 6ET

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The top 10 attractions

Where to go, what to see…

1 The Devil’s Beef Tub
This dramatic landmark owes its name to the practice of hiding cattle plundered during cross-border raids. Walter Scott wrote: ‘It looks as if four hills were laying their heads together, to shut out daylight from the dark hollow space between them. A damned deep, black, blackguard-looking abyss of a hole it is.’ But don’t let that put you off!

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Motorcycling in Moffat

Motorcyclists in the know come from all over the world to this hidden gem

Some of the best motorcycling routes are right here in Dumfries and Galloway – and Moffat sits amongst it all. Not a lot of people know this but… there are hundreds of miles of quiet, open roads often with good line of sight, jaw-dropping dramatic scenery and plenty of pit stops.

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Walking the walk

Hiking or strolling? It can be as challenging or as relaxed as you like in Moffat

Whether you want an all-day hike or just a gentle amble, make Moffat, Scotland’s first Walkers are Welcome town, your base for a memorable holiday. Look out for the many way-marked routes around town.

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Still one of the best B&Bs I know of

Adrian, Lincoln

Caroline and Miles were full of helpful tips to make my stay the best it could possibly be

Catherine C, London

We have stayed at this B&B for years with different owners but we can honestly say Miles and Caroline are the best. The porridge is a must

Nev & Joan, York

A warm welcome to a spotlessly clean room awaits you. A guest lounge proved invaluable as a retreat when waking early. Very good value for money in a super part of the world

John H, Ledbury

Ready to make the extra effort to turn good into excellent

John, Glasgow

I had the best night’s sleep for 20 years

John, St Helens

I strongly recommend staying here. It is definitely a six-star service

Nikki, Coventry

Simply first class. Couldn’t ask for anything more

Alan, Norfolk

If only all b&b accommodation could be like this

Jane, Liverpool