Bruce family ancestral tour

DARLENE and LAUREN WOOD TWO DAY BRUCE FAMILY ANCESTRAL TOUR PRE PLANNING Darlene Wood from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the USA contacted us via email in May 2015 to ask if we would help look into her family history when she and her daughter were visiting Scotland in late July. Darlene had come across our website via Visit Scotland and had …

7 Dumfries & Galloway World War 1 stories that everyone should know

This  Solway Tours blog highlights 7 incredible local World War 1  stories. At Solway Tours we are passionate about bringing as many people to the local area as we can however we also believe in sharing the story of our region and its people on a global platform. Our local area played a huge role in our victory during the …

10 Historic Hidden Gems You Must Visit In Dumfries & Galloway

When will you make sure that you have visited them all? Most local people and many visitors will have visited the fantastic local attractions of Gretna Green, Caerlaverock Castle and Burns’ House at least once in their lifetime. However at Solway Tours we find it very frustrating that as the Gateway to Scotland we have so many fantastic places to …