southern Scotland offer the visitor lots of things to do and see
including the historic castles of Culzean and Blairquhan, the Robert
(Rabbie) Burns' Cottage and Heritage Centre in Alloway and his House
and grave in Dumfries (our world famous local poet whose name adorns
our Lodge). The seaside county town of Ayr with long sandy beaches
offers an excellent range of attractions, shops, bars, cafes and
For keen golfers there are world famous courses
including Turnberry (20 minutes drive) Royal Troon (40 minutes drive)
and Prestwick (30 minutes drive). For those who enjoy other forms of
outdoor activity Balbeg sits on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park,
home to some of the UK's best walking and cycling and some of the
world's finest mountain biking trails.
For a comprehensive list of the wide range of things to see and do during your stay at Balbeg Country Holidays, click on the links below.