Join us in the hidden gem of Galloway for 3 days (2 nights) of food and drink discovery.
We will eat and drink our way through the fertile landscape of Dumfries and Galloway with some cultural stops in between. This tour is aimed at all the foodies out there.
Whisky tasting at either Annandale or Bladnoch distilleries.
Sample some fabulous beers at Sulwath Brewery.
Visit farm shop to discover local meats and farming methods.
Take a trip to the Galloway Smokehouse to sample some of the delicious smoked fish including local trout and salmon.
Visit a local cheese company. The region is highly regarded for the quality of it’s dairy produce.
Foraging trip discovering what Wild Galloway has to offer (if available)
Meal on first evening will be at a fine dining restaurant to showcase more local produce (at own expense)
Non-food activities on the move:
We will visit the Creetown Gem Rock Museum
Visit Cardoness Castle, originally owned by the MacCullochs of Myreton.
Visit the Mull of Galloway, Scotland’s most southerly point along with the lighthouse.
Visit the Isle of Whithorn with stunning views out on to the Irish Sea.
For the green fingered of us there is the option to visit one of Scotland’s most exotic gardens, Logan House Gardens complete with its Monkey Puzzle avenue of trees.
Alternative activities can be considered and if guests are interested to play golf in the area this can be considered too.
With this tour we aim to stir your tastebuds and put a spotlight on the Dumfries and Galloway area and the great food producers who make this area their home. Over the 3 days we will sample some great whiskies and gin, get spiced up with amazing ideas with chillies, learn about the ancient method of smoking fish and meats and sampling some of what we learn! A great way to highlight the beauty and taste of Galloway is to go foraging. This tour will include a foraging trip with expert guide (subject to availability of guide at time of booking). The cost of the forage is included in the per person cost but will be credited if we are not able to go on a foraging trip. Ice-cream from local cows will also be on our radar as we travel through the region! This tour includes standard accommodation but can be booked with premium upgrade.
The main aim of this tour is to relax and eat and drink your way through the beautiful rolling countryside of Dumfries and Galloway.
– Standard – Basic level accommodation costed in any tour priced including accommodation.
– Premium – Higher grade likely to include breakfast or standard level accommodation in an area where general costs of accommodation are higher due to seasonality.
– Luxury – Superior high level accommodation likely to be graded 5* by the Scottish Tourist Board and likely to include dinner in the package. Availability for this can be limited in some areas.
PLEASE NOTE: WHERE AN ADJUSTMENT TO COST OF ACCOMMODATION HAS TO BE MADE, UP OR DOWN, AN ADJUSTMENT INVOICE OR CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED ONCE ACCOMMODATION IS FINALISED.
Please note that this tour will require 3 consecutive days free in the calendar.