• View from St Ninian's chapel towards Tower

    Four Nights in New Abbey, Scotland – Exploring the Solway Coast and Beyond

    16th August 2020

    As lockdown restrictions eased earlier this summer, we decided we needed – for our own sanity – to get away for a few days with the boys. We trawled AirBnB and settled on a small cottage in a sleepy village called New Abbey, a few miles from the Solway Coast. And, what a few days…

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  • Southerness beach lighthouse

    Southerness Beach | Days Out

    15th August 2020

    We recently stayed in a gorgeous little village called New Abbey, close to Dumfries and near to the Solway Coast. We headed to Southerness beach, one of the most stunning areas on the Solway to explore the rocky coastline, spectacular lighthouse and the various bars, shops and restaurants, the area has to offer.

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  • View of Dundonald caslte from the path leading up to it, with grass verges on either side and blue skies behind it

    Dundonald Castle | Days Out

    29th July 2019

    Whenever we travel far away from home, we much prefer using A roads to motorways and stopping off at fun or historic sites for a break, instead of the usual boring motorway service stations. When we stayed at Wemyss Bay Holiday Park, back in April, we stopped off at Dundonald Castle on the way home…

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  • Wemyss Bay Holiday Park sign and the sea in the background

    Wemyss Bay Holiday Park | Review

    29th April 2019

    We have just returned from a four night stay in Wemyss Bay Holiday Park located in Renfrewshire in Scotland. I booked this Parkdean Resorts holiday via Hoseasons for the absolute bargain price of £169 for the four of us, despite it being the Easter holidays. When I was looking for reviews online to try to…

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