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Garden of Cosmic Speculation

A Gem of a Garden – A Hidden Secret in Dumfries. It’s interesting, it’s unusual, it’s one of a kind there’s nothing else like it in the world, it’s thought provoking and it’s only open one day a year! The Garden of Cosmic Speculation which is situated in the...

A day in the life of Robert Burns

If you have a day to spend in Dumfries why not use some of the time to stroll around the historic landmarks and tributes to commemorate “Rabbie’s” life and times whilst living in Dumfries.   First a bit of history, Robert Burns moved to Ellisland Farm 6 miles...

Lochmaben Castle near Dumfries

Lochmaben Castle is a castle (ruins) in  Lochmaben Town, Dumfries & Galloway. It was built by Edward I in the 13th & 14th centuries, & was later rebuilt during the reign of James IV of Scotland. An earlier motte-and-bailey castle was built by the Bruce...