Dumfries is a large market and university town in Scotland's border county of Dumfries and Galloway. It's also the largest of South West Scotland's towns and holds a beautiful position on the River Nith. Once a thriving seaport, the town is known for its history and there are various castles, ruins and other buildings of significance to see. One of the most famous former residents is Robert Bruce and his mausoleum lies in St. Michael's Church. See the Midsteeple prison, the 15th-century Devorgilla Bridge and enjoy lively cafes and bars in the centre. The town is bustling with a large student population, and you'll find some great Indian restaurants in Dumfries, offering hearty meals to suit all appetites.