5-7 days Short break Scotland Lowlands
Short break Scotland: Lowlands & Dumfries
Discover the beauty of the gentle South of Scotland on a short trip to the Lowlands! Here you will find lush green landscapes, rolling hills and lush forests - perfect for outdoor activities such as fishing, golfing and hiking. The many estates, castles and abbeys bear witness to the region's rich and sometimes turbulent history. Let yourself be enchanted and relax!
Travel with your vehicle
Excellent onboard facilities
Possibility to extend the stay by 2 nights
2 nights hotel + breakfast
Amsterdam - Newcastle
Regular sailings for the current week listed in local time
World Heritage Site in New Lanark
Enjoy the picturesque natural scenery along the Clyde Valley Tourist Route that leads you to New Lanark - one of the six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Scotland. Travel back in time: visit the 18th century cotton factory and walk through the former workers' village. A hiking trail leads to Falls of Clyde Falls, formerly used to run the cotton mill. Here nature is closely linked to cultural history. The New Lanark Mill Hotel is located on the grounds and is idyllically situated on the Clyde River.
Dumfries & Galloway
In the southwest of Scotland, the contrasting landscape of the Dumfries & Galloway region awaits you. Explore the rocky and sandy coastline with miles of ocean views and lush green forests and hills inland. Numerous outdoor activities from windsurfing to mountain biking are offered here. The Galloway Forest Park is ideal for a leisurely stroll or you can walk in the footsteps of the past at the Sweetheart Abbey.
Look forward to relaxing days amidst the Scottish Borders, which is known for its enchanting scenery and wonderful panoramas. The small town of Peebles south of Edinburgh is the ideal base for exploring nature and the surrounding attractions. The Leaderfoot Viaduct, Crichton Castle and the Smailholm Tower are some of the most impressive buildings in the Scottish Borders. In Peebles you can choose between two hotels.
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