Things to do

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Whether you're searching for the great Scottish outdoor getaway that Scotland offers the thrillseeker or want to opt for a more laid back adventure, you will never be short of choice.

Langholm provides you with your first taste of Scottish indulgence. Spoil yourself in some retail therapy, take in a performance at our very own entertainment and arts venue The Buccleuch Centre or adventure on to the moorland to experience the heart of Wild Eskdale. The choices are endless!

Langholm is the first place to taste natural Scottish landscape that you must experience first-hand. With over 100 miles of waymarked trails that take you into a world of rolling hills and valleys as well as numerous, memorable riverside walks.

Simply wander through the town and enjoy history at every turn. Explore the many historical facts and figures (and even trace your own personal Langholm heritage!) at the town's visitor centre.

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Langholm boasts a number of shops offering a warm personal service. From the traditional, family run shops to a new and vibrant gift shop, cycle shop and grocery shops, they are all in easy reach along the High Street.

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Sports and activities abound. Langholm has one of the oldest Rugby Clubs in the country. You will find football, cricket, bowls and golf all played in and around the town.

All clubs would be delighted to welcome new members

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Arts & Culture

Often referred to as 'the best little theatre in southern Scotland', The Buccleuch Centre is where you'll find great entertainment.
An amazing asset to the town, it offers entertainment for all tastes. Take in a pre-theatre supper or relax in the bar with a drink before a show. You'll be made very welcome.

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Langholm Common Riding

This spectacular annual event for all the family is not to be missed for its history, its pageantry, its spectacle, its atmosphere.
Since 1759, the people of Langholm have been marking the boundaries of its 'common land' and this tradition continues today with as much enthusiasm as ever.

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Adventure Tourism

Explore the natural landscape on foot or two wheels where tracks and paths take you through beautiful stretches of woodland or up onto our glorious hills from where the views are stunning.
Wild Eskdale and Langholm Moor offer many activities for wildlife enthusiasts too.

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