This part of Dumfries and Galloway enjoys reasonably mild temperatures compared to the rest of Scotland thanks to warming from the Gulf Stream which allows plants, more commonly found in the southern hemisphere, to flourish.

Just a short drive from Little Laight Cottage is Scotlands most exotic garden - Logan Botanical Garden - which is open daily from March to October and is a 5 star Scottish Tourist Board visitor attraction.

There are also several smaller gardens all within a 30-minute drive of the cottage which are a pleasure to visit:

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