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Scotland Starts Here

Did you know there is a great App to help visitors to the south of Scotland find their ...
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Spring comes to Southfield House

Spring comes to Southfield

It's spring and now that Easter has passed we are truly getting ready for our busiest time of ...
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Spring attractions

Spring Attractions

This is easily my favourite time of year. The weather may not be playing ball just yet, but ...
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YS2022 Southfield House Stories Ailsa Craig

Southfield Stories – Ailsa Craig

VisitScotland has declared 2022 as the Year of Stories. We wanted to share with you some tales from ...
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Seeking snowdrops in Galloway

Seeking snowdrops in Galloway

Do you start looking eagerly for the arrival of small white flower heads, still tightly closed, poking their ...
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Coronovirus update

The rules for visiting Scotland and restrictions within Scotland in hospitality venues have changed from today. Most of ...
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Covid-19 update

The rules regarding international travellers to Scotland are set to change on 30 November. For fully vaccinated travellers ...
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What is St Andrew’s Day?

St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, is celebrated on 30 November each year. There is a national bank ...
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Enjoy a Great Day Out this winter

Did you know VisitScotland has just launched a new campaign to attract visitors to Scotland? It's called Great ...
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Five activities for October half-term

The autumn is one of my favourite times in the southwest of Scotland and for visitors there are ...
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wild swimming

Where can I wild swim?

Scotland! Yes! Scotland is the perfect place to wild swim as you have a right to swim as ...
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Hiking adventures #3 100 walks to try

Hill walking, hiking, rambling - whatever phrase you use, there is plenty of it to do around Dumfries ...
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Swallow Theatre autumn events

Book now to see Clouds produced by Time & Again Theatre Company on 3rd & 4th September at ...
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Hiking adventures #2 The Merrick

Conquer southwest Scotland's highest peak - the Merrick! It's a day trip from Wigtown and if you choose ...
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staycation Scotland

Can I staycation in Scotland?

Yes, you can! This has definitely been the year of staycations, but it's still been a bit confusing ...
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Bird watching heaven

It may only be the start of August, but I know that the cooler autumnal weather will be ...
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Logan Botanic – The UK’s Best Garden

Logan Botanic Garden has been voted the UK's most popular garden by Which magazine readers. The garden gained ...
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Level 0 at last! But masks still required!

Nicola Sturgeon has made the latest statement on Coronavirus restrictions in Scotland. The whole of Scotland will move ...
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Calling Outlander Fans

Get an exclusive tour of Drumlanrig Castle, used in series two of the Netflix adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's ...
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Hiking adventures #1

Welcome to our series introducing you to the many possible hiking adventures within reach of Southfield House. Get ...
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Keep an eye on the news

Please be sure you continually check the news on travel restrictions from your home postcode and to Southfield. ...
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Are you up for a biking challenge in heart of Galloway?

The inaugural Raiders Gravel Galloway is a team stage cycling event taking place from 7-10 October 2021. Across ...
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Alpaca trekking!

No, you've not accidently ended up in South America - you can go alpaca trekking in Southwest Scotland! ...
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New outdoor performances at the Swallow Theatre

Hotbuckle Productions presents Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles on Mon 5 July at 6.30pm and Tues 6 ...
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Historic Scotland sites update

Historic Scotland is slowly re-opening its sites and Dundrennan Abbey is the latest to open in Dumfries and ...
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Trim Trail at Threave

There's a new 10 station trim trail to keep young and old alike fit and alert starting from ...
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We’re at LEVEL 1!

Dumfries and Galloway was moved to Level 1 on the Scottish Government's Covid 19 Level system. Six people ...
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Galloway Hoard comes home

In 2014 a metal detector enthusiast found over 100 diverse objects dating from the Viking age in a ...
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Cream o’ Galloway launches new food tourism experiences for all ages

With Covid-19 closing down Cream o' Galloway's much loved adventure playground, the owners have launched ice cream making ...
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Follow the Footsteps of Robbie Burns

There's a great new website to help visitors follow in the footsteps of the great Scots poet and ...
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Swing into Summer

We've updated the children's play area for 2021 with a brand new swing and climbing set. This should ...
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Welcome to your Scotland Staycation at Southfield House, Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway

We’re opening on the 30th April!

Open from 30 April – book a late spring/early summer break now! Ask for our coronavirus information sheet ...
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Keep an eye on the news

PLEASE NOTE: Please check that you are allowed to travel from your area to Dumfries and Galloway. VisitScotland have ...
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10% off first two short breaks

We recognise its not always possible to get away for a whole week. This summer we are offering 3 night weekend breaks and 4 night weekday breaks to allow you to choose.

And to get it started we're offering 10% off the first two short break specials - stay 4 nights from Monday 18 July or 3 nights from Friday 22 July and get 10% off the total.

Come to Galloway for a few days and be amazed at all that is on offer - here's your chance to escape in the Galloway hills, walk along uncrowded beaches or cycle through wooded glades.