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  • Historic Scotland- MacLellan's Castle


    MacLellan's Castle Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. Explore the impressive …

     
  • Dumfries House


    Dumfries House

    Dumfries House You wouldn’t think it to look at it now, with its tranquil grounds and elegant drawing rooms, but the fate of one of Scotland’s grandest country houses hung in the balance not so long …

     
  • Historic Scotland - Dundrennan Abbey


    Dundrennan Abbey Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. Enjoy the peace …

     
  • Kirkdale Water Driven Sawmill


    Currently probably the only working water-powered sawmill in Scotland. The Kirkdale Sawmill, near Gatehouse of Fleet is driven by an overshot water-wheel and dates from the early 1800's. It was used as an estate sawmill and …

     
  • The Mill on the Fleet


    The Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse

    The Mill on the Fleet is a restored 18th century cotton mill on the bank of the River Fleet in Gatehouse of Fleet. Now an exhibition centre The Mill on The Fleet is spread over three floors …

     
  • Loch Skerrow Halt


    One of the most remote and isolated points on the line from Dumfries to Portpatrick, and later Stranraer, Loch Skerrow halt is accessible only via the trackbed from either Mossdale or Gatehouse Station. When the line …

     
  • Dumfries Museum


    Dumfries Museum   A treasure house of history in Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries Museum tells the story of the land and people of the region. Look out for fossil footprints left by prehistoric animals, the wildlife of …

     
  • Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum


    Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum   Discover Sanquhar’s world famous knitting tradition and the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel. What was it like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail? How did the ordinary …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Cardoness Castle


    Cardoness Castle Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. Cardoness was …

     
  • John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre


    John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre     The John Paul Jones Cottage Museum is located on the Arbigland Estate near Kirkbean in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The cottage is where John Paul Jones, hero of …

     
  • Broughton House and Garden


    Broughton House and Garden     Broughton House and Garden home of painter E.A. Hornel (a 'Glasgow Boy') from 1901 until 1933, and his sister Tizzy until her death in 1950. The house holds Hornel's pictures, vast collection …

     
  • Stranraer Museum


    Stranraer Museum   Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past. See one of Scotland's oldest ploughs, look at Victorian Wigtownshire in 3D photographs …

     
  • Ellisland Museum and Farm


    Ellisland Farm : Robert Burns' romantic, rural farmstead on the banks of the River Nith Ellisland Farm  is the only home designed and built by the poet Robert Burns. It was to be his first home …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Glenluce Abbey


    Glenluce Abbey

    Glenluce Abbey Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. Tucked in …

     
  • Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate


    Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate If you like delving deep into history, soaking up the finest culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or adrenaline-fuelled mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. …

     
  • Doon Valley Railway


    Doon Valley Railway The Doon Valley Railway is a 'living museum'.  Here unique and historically significant industrial steam and diesel locomotives are restored and can be seen working in an authentic setting. We are the only Steam Railway in …

     
  • Robert the Bruce, father of a nation


    Bruce's Stone

    In the heart of the Galloway Forest Park, near Loch Trool, is a stone. This huge granite boulder marks the place of a battle that took place in the First War of Scottish Independence in March …

     
  • Moat Brae Birthplace of Peter Pan


    Peter Pan stands on a tree stump and looks out across a green enchanted land

    Moat Brae is the Birthplace of Peter Pan. New Family Attraction set in the 'enchanted land' that inspired the story of Peter Pan. Discover a world of children's stories in the enchanted land that inspired the story …

     
  • Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum


      The restored Control Tower of the former WWII airfield at Dumfries, Scotland is the centerpiece of the Museum and is now a listed building. The Museum is run by volunteers and houses a large and …

     
  • Creetown Gem Rock Museum


      Creetown Gem Rock Museum Would you like to see a 4.5 billion year old, three kilogram meteorite; or the fossilised egg and dung of a dinosaur; or one of the largest natural gold specimens on display …

     
  • Culzean Castle and Country Park


    Culzean Castle

    Culzean Castle and Country Park With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland's best days out. This glorious 260ha estate was once the playground …

     
  • Annandale Distillery and Visitor Centre


    Welcome to Annandale Distillery and Visitor Centre Established in 1836, we’re one of Scotland’s oldest operating distilleries. Located close to the Scotland-England border, we’re also the first (and last) distillery in Scotland. Whilst in the ownership of the …

     
  • The Stewartry Museum


    The Stewartry Museum   The Stewartry Museum was founded in 1879, and first occupied part of the Kirkcudbright Town Hall. As the collection grew, the present purpose-built museum was planned and opened in 1893. The Museum has …

     
  • Southerness Lighthouse and Beach


    Southerness beach is a vast expanse offering breathtaking views across the Solway Firth towards the Lake District. It is a combination of sand and rocks and at low tide  reveals mud flats and rock pools. …

     
  • Saint Ninian, the first Christian missionary


    Not much is known about Saint Ninian, his story comes from the mists of time, but he is perhaps the most influential person in Scotland’s history. A fourth century missionary saint, he was the first …

     
  • Savings Bank Museum


      Savings Bank Museum Dr Henry Duncan(1774 - 1846), led to the founding of a great banking movement. If one were looking for a man out of Scotland's past to serve as an object lesson for her present …

     
  • Kirkmadrine Stones


    Some of the oldest early Christian memorial stones in Britan are to be found at Kirkmadrine Church just a few  miles from Sandhead on the Rhins of Galloway. While the current church was built in the …

     
  • Dunskey Castle near Portpatrick


    portpatrick dunskey castle south west scotland

    Dunskey Castle is a spectacular ruin on the cliff tops a short distance from Portpatrick The castle can be reached by climbing a flight of steps to the cliff top above Portpatrick and following a good …

     
  • Gilnockie Tower


    Gilnockie Tower

    Gilnockie Tower The Esk Valley Clan Armstrong Reiver Centre The Clan Armstrong Ancestral Home URGENT NOTICE ‘Gilnockie Tower will be temporarily closed until the 1st March 2022 due to alterations to the building and exhibits. However, if you are in …

     
  • Quintinshill, Britain's worst rail disaster


    Quintinshill,near Gretna, witnessed the worst railway disaster on 22 May 1915. A troop train, carrying soldiers of the Royal Scots, to fight at Gallipoli, was heading south at high speed in the early hours of …

     
  • Robert Burns House


    Robert Burns House Dumfries

    Robert Burns House   It was in this simple sandstone house in a quiet Dumfries street that Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, spent the last years of his life. He died here in 1796 at the age …

     
  • Sorbie Tower


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    Sorbie Tower is a striking ancient keep and dates back to the 16th century. The Tower and surrounding land is owned by the Clan Hannay Society and is gradually being restored. The Tower was built on …

     
  • Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum


    The Visitor Centre is situated in the heart of the village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highest Village at 1531 ft./468.08 m. above sea level. Robert Burns had his horse shod here when it threw a …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Threave Castle


    Threave Castle Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. Cross the River …

     
  • Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre


    Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre   The Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre (RBCFT) is a 69-seat cinema in a converted 18th century mill on the banks of the River Nith. The RBCFT screens a mixture of contemporary …

     
  • The Covenanters


    Under the wide sky, high on the moors of Dumfries & Galloway and in tombs in its ancient kirkyards lie The Covenanters. These religious people were persecuted for their beliefs by the Stuart Kings in …

     
  • Kirpatrick Macmillan, man on wheels


    Thornhill, set in the picturesque Nith Valley saw the beginning of the transition of transport from legs to wheels. As you cycle the traffic free roads of Dumfries & Galloway, remember Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the man who …

     
  • St Ninian`s Cave


    st ninians cave whithorn galloway

    St Ninian`s Cave - a journey back in time. On the shores of Luce Bay in the Machars of Galloway, slightly to the north of Burrowhead (famed for the burning of The Wickerman) lies St Ninian`s …

     
  • Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe


      Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe The Whithorn Trust runs the exhibition and museum detailing the town's 1600 years of Christian history. Coffee and gift shop with locally sourced products. The Whithorn Trust manages the archaeological site associated …

     
  • Historic Scotland- New Abbey Corn Mill


    New Abbey Corn Mill This site is currently closed. See a beautifully-restored village mill in action and learn about how oatmeal, a staple of the Scottish diet, was once made. A mill was probably built here by …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Sweetheart Abbey


    Sweetheart Abbey

    Sweetheart Abbey Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site. Find out more about our conservation work. A monument to …

     
  • Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace


    Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace Childhood home of one of Britain’s most influential thinkers Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace is now closed until 2021.   Little did anyone know that the boy born here in 1795 would go on to become one of …

     
  • Historic Scotland- Caerlaverock Castle


    Caerlaverock Castle

    Caerlaverock Castle Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the castle. Find out more about our conservation work. The …

     
  • Criffel Coaches


      Welcome to Criffel Coaches.  At Criffel Coaches our aim is to provide high quality mini coach travel at affordable prices without compromising on safety. We are a small, family run, concern, operating quality 16 seat Mercedes …

     
  • Thomas Telford, the man who made travel possible


    As you drive along the quiet roads of Dumfries & Galloway, over its elegant bridges that span rivers and valleys, even to the land’s end lighthouse on the Mull of Galloway, you will be in …

     
  • Annan Museum


    Annan Museum   A family friendly museum housing a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan and the surrounding area. A fascinating journey through time takes visitors from the prehistoric period up to the era of nuclear …

     
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens


    Castle Kennedy Gardens

    Castle Kennedy Gardens is one of Scotland`s finest gardens. The gardens are a hidden treasure in South West Scotland - a perfect haven for relaxing and exploring. Castle Kennedy Gardens are near Stranraer and extend to 75 …

     
  • Threave Garden and Estate


      Threave Garden and Estate     Threave Garden and  Estate is the perfect place for a family day out – or two: there’s so much to see and do here, you may not fit it all in to …

     
  • The Scottish Borderland Reiver Trail 60


    The Scottish Borderland Reiver Trail 60   A 60 Mile Day Tour of The Scottish Borderland.   Welcome, to what was, a few turbulent centuries ago, the Scottish Border Reiver geographical region! The wild, chaotic and disorganised natural depressions …

     
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