What's on in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Dumfries in the beautiful county of Dumfriesshire. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dumfries - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Dumfries to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Days Out and Attractions
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Places to visit
Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Dumfries to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Dumfries
If you're out on the tiles in Dumfries then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Dumfries will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Dumfries.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Dumfries (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Dumfries for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Dumfries for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
The Kelsey HotelBassenthwaite
Rooms from £39.00
Premier Inn Carlisle (M6 Junction 44)Carlisle
Rooms from £48.00
Angus Hotel & Almonds RestaurantCarlisle
Rooms from £50.00
The Old Ginn House InnWorkington
Rooms from £67.00
Dalston Hall HotelCarlisle
Rooms from £95.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|The Comedy Club Dumfries on March 21The Comedy Club Dumfries At The Cairndale Hotel On Friday 21st March. 3 Top Comedians As Seen On Tv. Host Comedian - Ben Van Der Velde "Highly promising...an accomplished comic." Time Out Ben Van der Velde is a stand-up…||21 Mar 2014Cairndale Hotel and Leisure ClubDumfriesTheatre & Performing Arts|
Easter in Dumfries
Easter activities in Dumfries
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Dumfries.
Wedding fairs in Dumfries
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Dumfries. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.