The variety in landscapes is amazing in Scotland when you travel from south to north or vice versa. The north and west are remote, lonely, hardly populated and wild, the central part of Scotland is industrial and populated and the south and east are more rural and quiet.
The South of Scotland
In the south east you will find the The Scottish Borders, in the south-west Dumfries and Galloway. It is well known for its rolling hills, beautiful villages and its many castles and abbeys, especially in the Borders. While not as high an area as the Highlands it is also sparsely populated and is mainly made up of farmland.
The links below give access to the main tourist areas of South Scotland and each page contains factual information, pictures and further links to accommodation, official websites and other sites of interest.
Mainland Scotland – South