Coach holidays with Alfa Travel

Dumfries & Castle Douglas

Resort - Dumfries


The market town of Dumfries boasts more than its fair share of historic gems, including one of Scotland’s oldest bridges. Its most famous former resident is Robert Burns who spent his final years here.

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£229 per person

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Tour code: D4395F

Tour: Dumfries & Castle Douglas

Resort: Dumfries

Days: 4

Date Travelling: 02 April 2021

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Cairndale Hotel

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Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Castle Douglas & Kirkcudbright

  • Castle Douglas is an 18th century market town, it boasts around 50 independent local businesses that either produce or sell quality food and drink.
  • It’s easy to see why this town has become known a ‘The Food Town’ of Dumfries and Galloway.
  • Kirkcudbright is an attractive harbour town with a colourful blend of medieval, Georgian and Victorian buildings.
  • ‘The Artists Town’ as it’s commonly known is due to the town becoming a magnet for Scottish artists in the late 19th century.

Day 3 - Gretna Green

  • The wedding capital of the UK- Gretna Green has been joining couples in wedding celebrations for over 260 Years.
  • Learn more about what made Gretna Green famous and the Blacksmiths Anvil weddings in the Historic Scottish exhibition.
  • Treat yourself to a beautiful Scottish gift from one of the shops offering variety of Scottish merchandise.

Day 4 - Return Travel

Important Information

Customers will be required to wear face coverings whilst travelling on our coaches, unless they have a medical exemption. Customers with a medical exemption are advised to complete a special requirement form before travelling so the driver is aware. Our drivers will wear face coverings until all customers have boarded the coach and whilst handling luggage. All hotels, excursions and venues featured within our holiday programmes will be risk assessed to ensure that we are still able to still deliver a memorable holiday experience operating in accordance with our own Covid-secure procedures. The availability of any attraction mentioned in the resort or excursion descriptions cannot be guaranteed.

Cairndale Hotel

With its indoor pool, fitness suite and spa facilities, the Cairndale Hotel is well equipped to offer a relaxing and comfortable stay in the heart of historic Dumfries. All guest rooms are en-suite and include TV, iron & board, and hairdryer.

Contact Details

Tel No: 01387 254111

Joining my holiday

Joining your David Urquhart Travel Holiday

Take the stress out of your holiday travel arrangements. Choose from our extensive list of local joining points and make the journey part of your holiday, as you travel in comfort to your holiday destination, without the need to change coaches.

Local Pick-up Points

We operate from 5 departure regions across Scotland:

West Central Scotland - from Paisley, Glasgow, East Kilbride or Hamilton

East Central Scotland - from Edinburgh, Livingston, Bathgate or Falkirk

Aberdeen and Tayside - from Aberdeen, Stonehaven, Montrose, Abroath, Forfar, Dundee or Perth

Fife - from St Andrews, Leven, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy, Cowdenbeath or Dunfermline

Ayrshire - from Largs, Saltcoats, Kilwinning, Irvine, Kilmarnock or Ayr

Join En-Route

For tours travelling south to England Joining your David Urquhart Travel Holiday is now even more convenient. If you want to join your tour coach en-route to your chosen resort we can pick you up on the way at Southwaite services.

Quality Touring Coaches

Our holidays are operated by our preferred partner local coach operators, all of which have an on board washroom and are air conditioned.