SWC300

Driving

With breathtaking scenery along the way and so much to see and do, it is a holiday to suit everyone.

Nature lovers can breathe in the great outdoors from our rolling hills and forests to our gorgeous gardens and beaches. Adventure seekers will be spoiled for choice with our world class 7stanes biking trails, our challenging hikes and wonderful watersports. And what holiday in Scotland would be complete without a visit to at least one castle? The South West Coastal 300 has lots to choose from, medieval fortresses, majestic stately homes and ruined abbeys all with captivating stories from Scottish history.

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What you'll see

Peter Pan Moat Brae - Dumfries

Visitor Attractions

Moat Brae, Birthplace of Peter Pan and National Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling


Sweetheart Abbey - Dumfries

History & Heritage

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


Rockcliffe - Dalbeattie

Outdoor Activities

Coastal walks


Kirkcudbright Galleries - Kirkcudbright

Arts & Culture

Kirkcudbright Galleries are the home to a nationally important art collection and host a wide range of temporary art and craft exhibitions.


7Stanes Kirroughtree

Outdoor Activities

Kirroughtree is one of the world class 7stanes mountain bike venues. It features a superb range of both beginner and experience trails.


Bladnoch Distillery - Newton Stewart

Distilleries & Breweries

Bladnoch Distillery is a 203 year old premium Single Malt Scotch Whisky producer.


The Whithorn Trust - Newton Stewart

Visitor Attractions

Whithorn is where the earliest evidence of Christianity has been found in Scotland c.450AD. See 2000 years of history at our exhibition, Roundhouse and Museum.


Mull of Galloway Experience - Stranraer

Visitor Attractions

Scotland's most Southerly Lighthouse


Kirkmadrine Stones - Near Sandhead

History & Heritage

Find evidence of early Christianity in Britain in these carved stones dating back 1,500 years.


Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park - Castle Douglas

Outdoor Activities

See the night sky as you have never seen it before, studded with thousands of stars and the Milky Way stretching overhead from horizon to…


Culzean Castle - KA19 8LE

History & Heritage

Culzean's dramatic clifftop castle and idyllic 260ha estate are an absolute must-see on the SWC300.


Crawick Multiverse - Sanquhar

Visitor Attractions

Crawick Multiverse is an amazing land art installation to explore and enjoy cosmology, science and art or just to walk your dog in the beautiful…


Mennock Pass - Sanquhar

Scenic Views

The Mennock Pass is a stunningly scenic stretch of road, running from the hamlet of Mennock, just south of Sanquhar to Wanlockhead, Scotland's highest village.


Annandale Distillery - Annan

Distilleries & Breweries

Annandale Distillery. Established 1836 | Reborn 2014


Caerlaverock Castle - Dumfries

Visitor Attractions

Due to access restrictions, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


Threave Castle - Dumfries

Visitor Attractions

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


Threave Garden & Estate - Castle Douglas

Parks & Gardens

Garden & Estate


Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate - Thornhill

Visitor Attractions

If you like delving deep into history, soaking up culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or even mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig…