The River Fleet There are pretty walks alongside the Fleet as it meanders down through the valley. Bankside trees shade many favoured fishing pools. More.
The Clints of Dromore The Clints are a striking granite escarpment at the top of the valley, best visited from Scottish Natural Heritage's visitor centre at Dromore. The Big Water of Fleet Viaduct is close by. More.
Caerlaverock Castle One of Scotland's greatest medieval castles - about an hour away, south of Dumfries. Can be combined with a visit to Sweetheart Abbey, the New Abbey Cornmill, (both also Historic Scotland), Caerlaverock Bird Reserve, or The National Museum of Costume at New Abbey. Historic Scotland:read more.
Cairnholy There are two burial sites at Cairnholy dating from Neolithic times, both very well preserved and commanding fine views over Wigtown Bay. Cairnholy I is notable for the impressive facade, in front of which, archaeological evidence suggests, ceremonies took place. More.
Cairnholy II One of a pair of well preserved Neolithic tombs in a spectacular location. More.