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Tour Doon Hame – Good News for Dumfries Cycle Racing Fans!!

The former Girvan Cycle Race and widely regarded as one of the most prestigious events on the British Cycle Calendar has been relocated to Dumfries for 2010. The 3 day race will be run as the “Tour Doon Hame” and all the details for the event can be found at...

J M Barrie – our neighbour!

Since moving back to Dumfries and purchasing Glenaldor House Bed and Breakfast,  I was surprised to discover that the famous author of Peter Pan J.M. Barrie lived next door at number 6 during his years at Dumfries Academy. I was even further intrigued to discover that...

Castles near Dumfries

Castles to Visit in the Dumfries Area. When you travel to Dumfries and the beautiful surrounding areas why not take some time out to visit some of the fantastic castles we have in the area. We are fortunate to have various castles in all shapes and sizes and in many...