Many of Dumfries and Galloway’s most interesting sights can be found within easy reach of Lochmaben, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Robert Burns Centre and the remarkable Dumfries Museum. If you have time, don’t miss Ruthwell Cross and Ellisland Farm.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. To discover the native flora and fauna, drive out to the Caerlaverock Wetland Centre in Dumfries.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Days Inn Lockerbie Annandale Water, the Holiday Inn Dumfries, and the Hamilton House.