Wigtown Tourism

Wigtown (Scottish Gaelic: Baile na h-Ùige) is a town and former royal burgh in Wigtownshire, of which it is the county town, within the Dumfries and Galloway region in Scotland. It lies east of Stranraer and south of Newton Stewart. It is well known today as "Scotland's National Book Town" with a high concentration of second-hand book shops. It has a population of about 1,000. Wigtown is the gateway to and main centre of the Machars peninsula. Due to the North Atlantic Drift (Gulf Stream) the climate is mild and plants normally associated with the warmer climates of lower latitudes can successfully be grown here.


Is Wigtown in United Kingdom on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Wigtown, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Blackpool. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Blackpool for its bountiful attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile on your trip to Wigtown. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Blackpool Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Wigtown.

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