This beautiful county in South West Scotland is the perfect place for a family glamping holiday. Located on the borders of the Irish Sea, Wigtownshire is a historic county also known as The County of Wigtown or The Shire. Wigtown town is officially known as Scotland's national book town and hometown to the country's biggest annual book festival! The town is also the ideal place to explore out to The Machars, a historic peninsula where you will be able to visit seaside towns and spot a number of small lochs like Dernaglar Loch and Castle Loch.
Although the annual book festival has marked its place in the country, it truly has many more activities and attractions to offer young and old! Garlieston Beach, also known as Cruggleton Bay is set within the Galloway House where you will be able to enjoy the coastal paths and see the ruin of Cruggleton Castle. The Galloway House is a garden house that offers a web of garden paths where you will be able to see a variety of (wild) plants and (wild) flowers due to the area's atmospheric conditions. Satisfy your sweet tooth by going to the Red Door Gallery! The main house has a beautiful tea room that specializes in making delicious cakes and tea.
Balnab Whithorn Farm is a traditional working dairy farm. It boasts panoramic views of rolling hills and is the perfect destination for a family that loves a good outdoor adventure. Explore the area by bike or if you prefer to take in the sights on foot, there are plenty of walking routes. There are sheep, cows, chicken, horses, and dogs to meet.