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Sightseeing and Visiting The Gulf Stream brushes the coast of Dumfries and Galloway and with it of course a relatively mild climate. This can best be seen amongst the many beautiful gardens open to the public, the National Trusts Threave Gardens at Castle Douglas and Castle Kennedy past Newton Stewart to single out two. Dumfries of course boasts many attractions associated with its famous adopted son - Robert Burns, whilst John Paul Jones founder of the American Navy was born nearby at Arbigland. For Castles and History “must do’s” include - Drumlanrig Castle, a day out with apart from the house itself, gardens, adventure playground, cycle museum and lots of working craft shops-not forgetting the nursery for plants, www.drumlanrig.org.uk. Caerlaverock Castle, Sweetheart Abbey and Threave Castle all have a story to tell - more from www.historic-scotland.gov.uk.