Bruce and the Spider If at first, you don't succeed: try, try, try again. By Rebecca Brown The tale of
The Legends of Heather Ale From the bonny bells of heather They brewed a drink long-syne, Was sweeter far than
The areas of Dumfries & Galloway, and Ayrshire, are visually stunning places to explore, and once combined with the local myths and legends they become truly magical. To find out more about the stories of each why not check out the sections below in which we have brought together tales of times past, drawn from ancient texts, word of mouth tales, and victorian retellings to paint a picture of the fantastical world that the lengends proclaimed the South West of Scotland to be. While all of Scotland has a vast array of fairytales, the South West hold a special ethereal feel and the idea of telling one of the old legends of the region under the stars of the dark sky reserve creates a marvellously mythical image.