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 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

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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You will have to go a long way to find somewhere that provides such good value for the price

Ricky & Janice, Darlington

We’re glad we came

Luke, New Boston, USA

Super stay. Here three nights, would have enjoyed a week

Gilly, West Sussex

A great base for drives and walks

Darren, Lancashire

Best B&B ever. Everything was amazing, best hospitality. Can’t wait to come back

Diana, Oxfordshire

A special place

Nigel, Rutland

This is a beautiful B&B. Rooms are very comfortable and well equipped

Lizzie P, Merseyside

If only all b&b accommodation could be like this

Jane, Liverpool

Very friendly, welcoming hosts who know the history of the area well and share it so generously

Rodney, New Zealand

We were very impressed with everything: precision cleaning, immaculate decoration. Absolute adherence to Covid requirements

Carolyn, Leicestershire

Well done for providing everything needed in these challenging times

Sandra, Newark

The hosts respect for Covid infection control made me feel very happy to stay with them

Fiona, Malvern

What a wonderful discovery. Miles & Caroline have put so much care into their home to ensure that every moment you spend there is perfect

Rachel, Canary Islands

A fantastic welcome that continued throughout our stay. Now we have our own special place to stay when we return to Moffat

Joyce, Manchester