Tag: Dumfries and Galloway


Galloway – A photographic portrait

I’m pleased to be teaming up with Allan Wright, a well-known landscape photographer, to showcase a new book he’s published on Galloway.  If you’re a fan of Galloway then read on since I also have free copies of his book to give away to two lucky readers. I’m a fairly recent convert to the quiet charms of Galloway, having enjoyed recent visits to the … Read More Galloway – A photographic portrait

Campsite Review – Solway View Campsite

In a nutshell Where: Solway View Holidays, Balmangan Farm, Borgue, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4TR  Web:  http://www.solwayviewholidays.co.uk/   Tel: 01557 870 206 (9am – 8pm) E-mail: n.picken@btconnect.com Cost: Campervans/motorhomes/caravans £17.50 per night hard standing & EHU / £14.00 grass pitches – all prices include 2 people plus vehicle.   All prices per night during high season (2017). Facilities: Solway View was awarded the Best Campsite in the Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards … Read More Campsite Review – Solway View Campsite


Campsite Review: Balloch O’Dee, Dumfries & Galloway

In a nutshell Where: Balloch o’ Dee, 6 miles west of Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway.  Web:  www.ballochodee.com Tel: 07967 666 908 Cost: Tents £10/night.  Campervans £12/night.  Adults £2.50/night.  Children and dogs free.  Bothy £45/night.  Roundhouse £40/night. Facilities: Fairly basic (in a good way).  Undulating site, short grass.  Lots of fire pits dotted around the site (wood for sale on site).  Attractive modern toilet block (unisex). … Read More Campsite Review: Balloch O’Dee, Dumfries & Galloway