Dumfries and Galloway

Another of Scotland's 32 council areas, Dumfries and Galloway is located in the south west of Scotland.  Articles here are related to Dumfries and Galloway.
Foraging Scotland: A complete guide 2023

Explore the rich tradition of foraging in Scotland's diverse landscapes. Learn about popular wild foods and foraging safely.

Metal detecting Scotland: A complete guide 2023

Dive into the intriguing world of metal detecting in Scotland. Explore the history, legal aspects and best practices.

Pine Martens Scotland: Rare, cute and a wee bit vicious!

The elusive pine marten is making a comeback in Scotland. Learn more about this beautiful animal, including locations.

Bears in Scotland - Do bears still exist in the Scottish wilderness?

Planning to visit Scotland, worried about bears? Read on to find out about bears in Scotland and where you can see them.

Does Scotland have venomous snakes?

A look at Scotland's adder, the only venomous snake in Scotland and the United Kingdom. A beautiful and much maligned animal.