Portpatrick (Dumfries and Galloway)

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Black and white view of harbour with fleet of fishing boats and a number of loaded trucks on the quayside.
  • Photograph:David Innes
Colour view of harbour containing three boats. Cars and an ice-cream van are parked around the harbour walls. The edge of tennis courts can be seen in the foreground.
  • Photograph: Archie Bell

Dumfries and Galloway Group

Dumfries and Galloway is one of Scotland’s 32 unitary council areas. It was created in 1975 by uniting the historic region of Galloway to the County of Dumfries for the purpose of council administration.

To the north, the council borders South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and South Lanarkshire; in the east Scottish Borders; and to the south the county of Cumbria in England.

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