Here's why you shouldn't visit Dumfries and Galloway.

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  1. lorger

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    Well a tad disappointing Gerry!!!:rofl: NOT!!
    A wonderful place but are you sure you want loads of visitors!
     
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    Beautiful and love the castles, they're so different to castles anywhere else. Haven't been there since I was 16 when I remember the whole family paddling in Loch Lomond so nice was the weather! Is it true that you can wild camp virtually anywhere in Scotland?
     
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    We haven't been back to D&G since we sold our cottage in Glentrool village three years ago.....about time for a re-visit.

    Great memories of nights at the 'House o' Hill' pub at Bargrenan near Newton Stewart....especially the lock-in's o_O :drink:
     
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    Almost anywhere within reason......
    unfortunately except certain places around Loch Lomand due to inconsiderate campers and local yobs leaving the place like a rubbish dump .
     
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    I remember reading about the rules being changed around Loch Lomond, shame. But I think it's high time I visited Scotland again soon, put it on the list of places to go next spring I think, maybe a slow ride up the Northumberland coast stopping off at Hadrian's wall. With wild camping it certainly sounds like value for money compared to England.
     
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    Loads of room here for them Anthea, to be honest I have noticed an increase in the amount of MH in the region this year compared to last.
     
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    Pappajohn is correct about camping ban on LL but if your sensible you can still park in various places along LL.
    You can just about wildcamp anywhere in D and G
     
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    We head down that area often, really is nice and under an hour from us so great for a quick night away
     
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    Love it! That's why I have stayed here for so long, over 40 years now. And yes, you can wild camp, the Galloway Forest Park is made for it.
     
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    I was expecting you to come on and give me into trouble for encouraging them to come ans spoil your piece :)
     
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    Why would anyone want to go to Dumfries and Galloway :rolleyes:

    Don't go you will hate it awful place :whistle:

    :reel::imoutahere:
     
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    We were passing Dumfries on M74 a few days ago and a very low flying raf jet scared the shit from us.

    Does this happen often? @lorger
     
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    Was that friday afternoon Sandra as i was heading down the 74 from Glasgow and just before Moffat couple of jets flew over.
    We do get a few in this area as they use it for practice plus we have a few ranges in the area, when i say often maybe 2 or 3 times a year
     
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    It was around 2 on Monday Gerry. We were returning home from the war meet. The plane was so low and the roar it made as it came up from behind we thought it was going to crash.
     
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    Love Kippford and Rockcliffe and of course Moffat. (y)
     
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    Northumberland's nearly as bad....
     
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    I know, goodness knows why I moving there.;)
     
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    Bit of a struggle balancing on Ben Nevis I would ace thought?
     
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    We were just down there in May, stayed on a nice site at Port Patrick, on the cliff top with view of Dunskey Castle. Visited Mull of Galloway and Corsewall lighthouses by bike.
    It was indeed lovely.
     
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