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Whether you’re hoping to explore picturesque towns, coastal communities or quaint villages, you’ll find a destination that captures your heart in the South. Immerse yourself in our communities, where you can see the local historical attractions, drink the regional tipple, dine in award-winning restaurants, and meet our friendly locals.


Stranraer

Towns & Villages

Stranraer, also known as The Toon, is a large town that lies on the shores of Loch Ryan. It is Dumfries and Galloway's second-largest town.


Swinton

Towns & Villages

Swinton is a small village, approximately 3 miles from the Scottish border with England.


Templand

Towns & Villages

Templand is a small village about 4.5 miles northwest of Lockerbie.


Thornhill

Towns & Villages

The town of Thornhill sits south of Sanquhar and north of Dumfries on the main A76 road.


Traquair

Towns & Villages

Traquair is a small village, located 2 miles south of Innerleithen


Tweedbank

Towns & Villages

This village grew out of difficult times in the late 60s and early 70s.


Tweedsmuir

Towns & Villages

The picturesque village of Tweedsmuir, sits beside the River Tweed, with rolling hills and burns on both sides.


Walkerburn

Towns & Villages

The village of Walkerburn was built after Henry Ballantyne bought land to build a Tweed Mill in 1846


Walkerburn

Towns & Villages

Walkerburn is a small village on the A72 road, about 8 miles from Peebles.


Wanlockhead

Towns & Villages

Wanlockhead is a former lead mining village nestled in the Lowther Hills, close to the head of the Mennock Pass. It is Scotland's highest village.


West Linton

Towns & Villages

West Linton is said to be one of the oldest market town settlements in Scotland.


Whithorn

Towns & Villages

Whithorn in located on the Machars Peninsula and is well known for its historical past, steeped with early Christian movements.


Wigtown

Towns & Villages

Wigtown is a bustling town seven miles south of Newton Stewart, on the Machars peninsula. It is recognised as Scotland's National Book Town.


Yarrowford

Towns & Villages

The village of Yarrowford lies the A708, 4 miles north-west of Selkirk, in the Ettrick Forest.


Yetholm

Towns & Villages

The area of Yetholm actually consists of two small villages - Kirk Yetholm and Town Yetholmm.