New Abbey Corn Mill
In full working order, the water-powered New Abbey Corn Mill has been carefully restored and is operated regularly in summer.
With its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold.
Threave is a teaching garden with a very wide range of attractions - something to interest every gardener, in fact.
|Castle Douglas |
Dumfries & Galloway
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace
The unassuming exterior of this wee house in Ecclefechan near Lockerbie belies its significance in Scottish literary history.
|The Arched House, Ecclefechan|
Dumfries and Galloway
Lincluden Collegiate Church FREE
The remains of a collegiate church and the accommodation for its canons founded in 1389 by Archibald the Grim, 3rd Earl of Douglas.
|On the western outskirts of Dumfries in Abbey Lane on A76|
Lochmaben Castle FREE
The much reduced remains of a royal castle originally built by the English in the 14th century.
Sweetheart Abbey was founded in 1273 by Lady Dervorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol.
One of the National Trust for Scotland’s top 10 most visited attractions, Threave Estate is the perfect place for a family day out.
Dumfries & Galloway
On an island in the River Dee stands Threave Castle, a massive 14th century tower built by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
Mabie Farm Park
A wonderful day out for all the family.☎ 01387259666
Drumcoltran Tower FREE
A well-preserved tower of mid16th-century simply planned and built, sitting within a busy modern farmyard.
|7m north east of Dalbeattie, among farm buildings off the A7|
Morton Castle FREE
A fine late 13th-century hall house, a stronghold of the Douglases.
1.5m east of Carronbridge off the A702
Orchardton Tower FREE
A charming little tower house of the mid-15th-century.
|6m south east of Castle Douglas on the A711.|
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Local history museum with the oldest working camera obscura in the world, contained in an 18th century windmill.☎ 01387253374
Rockcliffe is one of Scotland's prettiest stretches of coastline. It is perfect for exploring, with a network of paths.