Carstramon Wood Around the Doon of Carstramon at the top of Carstramon Wood are many ancient beech trees. Climbing heaven! More.
Fantastic Beaches The tide goes out a long way across the Fleet Bay opening up huge expanses of sandy beach. Sandy bays are to be found at Cardoness, Mossyard, Sandgreen and Carrick. More.
Dundrennan Abbey 12th century Cistercian Abbey. Beautiful fragments of a fine building in a pituresque location. Historic Scotland: Read more.
Caerlaverock Castle One of Scotland's greatest medieval castles - about an hour away, south of Dumfries. Can be combined with a visit to Sweetheart Abbey, the New Abbey Cornmill, (both also Historic Scotland), Caerlaverock Bird Reserve, or The National Museum of Costume at New Abbey. Historic Scotland:read more.
Cardoness Shore As the tide goes out the many rocky islets are gradually uncovered around the edge of the shore, excellent for rockpooling. More.