Bright and Welcoming, through Historic towns and villages, the Solway Coastal trail is renowned for spectacular scenery, and sunsets. A picturesque rural hamlet is Powfoot village, with a long history as a seaside resort, a designated area of outstanding beauty.
The guest suite is best suited to solo adventurers, couples, business travellers, refurbished 2018. The cottage has garden views, and is the annex to the corner cottage upon White Row, situated on The Links within steps of the shore.
Perfectly located for privacy and comfort.
Organic cleaning/washing products used through out.
One bedroom en suite - bath shower - sofa bed in lounge - 2 Free View TV/DVD - Internet - fridge freezer - hob cooker - dish washer - microwave - kitchen ware - barbecue - outside dining - ironing - hairdryer - tea coffee - bath towels - white linen - DVD collection.
The Solway Firth runs along the south coast of Dumfries & Galloway and provides 200 miles of coastline, perfect for cycling, a gentle stroll or picnic.
Ramblers will admire the panoramic vistas and cyclists will enjoy the highly acclaimed 7stanes mountain bike trails, and the Sustrans Cycle Route 7. Golfers are well catered for with 29 courses to choose from, aside loch and river fishing.
Venture one of Dumfries & Galloway’s tranquil beaches and admire the truly stunning natural beauty that surrounds you. From Powfoot to Port Logan in the west, a wide range of picture perfect beaches.
The Solway Coast Heritage Trail, a charming 200 mile route that takes you along the Solway Coast, past many of Dumfries & Galloway’s coastal towns and villages. Historic castles and ruins, museums, beaches, quaint towns and seaside villages such as Kirkubright, Kippford and Rockcliffe.
At the far west end of the Solway Coast you’ll find the most southern lighthouse in Scotland, which is perched on the edge of a 260 ft high cliff. Truly one of Scotland’s finest panoramic views, on a clear day from the lighthouse you can gaze out across four kingdoms. Admire the Galloway Hills and western islands of Scotland, the Isle of Man, the Cumbrian Fells of England and the Northern Irish coastline.
CRIFFEL stands dominant, like a border guard, to the North of Powfoot, looking over the Solway Firth to England. The 360-degree panorama, affords, one of the best views in Scotland. Criffel may be only 569 metres high, but its modest altitude belies its prominence, rising as the highest hill for miles around and dominating the Solway coastline. The ascent is short and steep, with stunning views of the Solway, its estuaries and across to the English Lake District.
Dumfries has links with Robert the Bruce and Robert Burns; Gretna Green is the original quickie marriage one stop solution and Eskdalemuir is site of Samye Ling,the first Buddhist monastery in the west, a still thriving community with an impressive Tibetan temple, with a range of courses on offer.
Caerlaverock’s Wetlands Centre, close by, is open all year round to show visitors the coastal landscapes and nature during every season. The most famous member of the wild life is the wild flocks of Svalbard, Arctic Ocean, Barnacle Geese between the months of October and April.
Caerlaverock Castle, dating from 1270, is situated 5 miles from here, and is one of Scotland's best ruined castles and not to be missed.
Also close by, and of historic interest is, the Ruthwell Cross which dates from the 8th century. It's huge at 17 feet and once stood right on the shores of the Solway Firth. Today it's housed in Ruthwell's parish church, within a few miles, from Powfoot.
Visit the ancient ruins of Sweetheart Abbey (once a bustling Cistercian order) at New Abbey.
The Devil's Porridge, at East Riggs, 5 miles from Powfoot, is an amazing exhibition and tells the story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on earth. During 1915, Britain was losing the Great War through the lack of munitions supplies.
Dumfries Museum will delight aviation history buffs with its restored RAF control tower from World War II and collection of memorabilia from the town's rich aviation history.
The Theatre Royal plays its own productions and receives visits from other theatre companies. Exhibitions and a collection of Scottish paintings at the Gracefield Arts Centre.
The surrounding areas of Dumfries, particularly south at New Abbey towards the shores of the Solway Firth, hold a number of historic attractions, museums, a farm park and a vast Stately home country park attraction at Drumlanrig near Thornhill.
Annandale distillery has now officially re-opened in Annan, which last produced a Lowland Malt 90 years ago. Well worth a visit.
The iconic Caul upon the river Nith below the ancient Devorgilla Bridge is of early origin, in Dumfries town centre, known as White Sands.
The Dumfries Forest Park covers 300 acres making it the largest and darkest, star gazing, forest park in Scotland, offering a wide range of outdoor activities for visitors.
Annan's location on the first fordable part of the Solway Firth has always been of great importance. Because of its position, Annan suffered from many attacks during the Wars of Independence and border reiving.
In recognition of the towns resistance and loyalty a Charter was granted to Annan by King James V in 1538. The town's Royal Burgh status was reaffirmed in 1612 by King James VI.
Each year the Royal Burgh of Annan celebrates The Riding Of The Marches.
Annan Riding of the Marches Day will be held on 1st July 2019, a family day for everyone, with the best of Scotlands marching pipe bands, competing.
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Powfoot, Skottland, Storbritannien