Castles and Towers of the Stewartry

Castles and Towers of the Stewartry Early April saw Lesley and Sam leading a day tour around some of the best Castles and Towers of the Stewartry. In partnership with Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere we had the opportunity to show off the diversity of  a small number of historic buildings to be found in Dumfries & Galloway. The 4 …

Solway Tours- Finalists in Visit Scotland National Thistle Awards!

Solway Tours- Regional winner of the Visit Scotland Thistle Award for Innovation in Tourism     We were absolutely delighted to have won the Regional Visit Scotland Thistle Award for Innovation in Tourism.  We were also a finalist in  the Working Together for Tourism Thistle Award category and working with others is something we are passionate about so to be …

Exploring Hadrian’s Wall

The frontier of the Roman Empire in the North is a wall. It is a pretty impressive wall at 73 miles long stretching from the Solway Coast to the River Tyne on the NE Coast of England. The wall was built under the orders of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in AD122. Hadrian was in charge of the Empire from AD117 …

5 Stars again for Solway Tours

Are you visiting Scotland and want to see some of the best historic sites as well as incredible hidden gems or are you researching your genealogy and want help to walk in the footsteps of your ancestors?   Ensuring that we provide a high quality service to guests visiting Scotland is something that is very important to Solway Tours and why we entered into the …

10 ways in which Dumfries and Galloway has contributed to the year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

What has Dumfries and Galloway contributed to Innovation, Architecture and Design (IAD) ? 2016 is the Visit Scotland Year of Innovation Architecture and Design. This year Visit Scotland have been celebrating the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. At the launch of the first #LoveDandG Hour we asked the question what has D&G contributed to Innovation, Architecture and Design?   We were overwhelmed …