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Offering a unique mix of mountains, forests and coastlines that once inspired Robert Burns - it is hard not to be moved by the beauty of Dumfries & Galloway. From tasty food festivals to exhilarating outdoor activities, you’ll never be bored in this corner of Scotland. 

Find out more about the region’s tourism with this comprehensive selection of research and insights we’ve put together for you.

Dumfries and Galloway Factsheet 2019

Published January 2021

Updated: March 2021. This report provides a summary of statistics on tourism in Dumfries and Galloway. It gathers information from a suite of tourism monitors, national statistics and commissioned research.

Fast facts for 2019

735 thousand

overnight visitors

5.7 million

day visits

2.6 million


£387 million


*figures shown are based on 3 year averages (2017-2019)

Scotland Visitor Survey 2015 and 2016 - Dumfries & Galloway summary

Published April 2017

Golf in the South Scotland 2016

Published April 2017

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