Villages & Resorts in Dumfries & Galloway in general Reviews
Newest Review: ... parks and residential homes every four paces, also there is a constant presence of rain and Sellafield across the solway in Cumbria. The people are so friendly and eager to help. If you wish to get away from it all then I recommend Dumfries and Galloway wholeheartedly. Particularly the smaller communities. The villages are so quaint and cheery, with a strong basis on old fashioned values and ideals, there is little crime and violence. The progress of the last two decades has not really hurt the villages, particularly the smaller ones such as Palnackie and Auchencairn on the A711 from Dalbeattie.I live in the area between Castle Dougla... more
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by - written on 04/12/00, updated on 04/12/00 (Useful, 138 readings)
Dumfries and Galloway is not the most famous county in Britain, granted, but it deserves more credit than it currently gets. I admit I do live there, and so I am bound to be in favour of it, but there is something special. The down points are the presence of caravan parks and residential homes every four paces, also there is a constant presence of rain and Sellafield across the solway in Cumbria. The people are so friendly and eager to help. If you wish to get away from it all then I recommend Dumfries and Galloway wholeheartedly. Particularly the smaller communities. The villages are so quaint and cheery, with a strong basis on old fashioned values and ideals, there is . Read the complete review
by - written on 02/11/00, updated on 14/06/05 (Very useful, 1899 readings)
Peter Pan, by J M Barrie, everyone has heard of. And Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns. And maybe the Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan. Barrie went to school in Dumfries where he spent his happiest days (Victoria Terrace). Burns had a house in Dumfries (Burns Street). Part of the Thirty Nine Steps was filmed in the local hills and valleys. The gentle hills of Galloway are like the ones in the Rupert Bear books: gently rounded, with clumps of trees, rocky outcrops ....the occasional castle or gypsy caravan?.... fluffy little clouds and deep blue sky. When it's not raining, the light is incredibly bright and the air so very ... Read the complete review
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