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Historic Scotland- Threave Castle

Castle Douglas
 
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07711 223101

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Historic Scotland- Threave Castle
3m W of Castle Douglas on the A75
Castle Douglas
DG7 1TJ


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Cross the River Dee by boat to visit this enchanting castle set on its own island. Rich with wildflowers in summer; you might see ospreys and otters hunting in the river.

The castle was besieged by King James II for two months in 1455, and fell after the king bribed the garrison to surrender.

Admission

Tickets are available from the NTS Osprey Centre (closed 12pm to 12.30pm), and not on the island. Last tickets available at 4.15pm.

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £5.00
Child aged 5–15: £3.00
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £4.00

Opening Times

26 March to 30 September 2018:
Daily, 10am to 4.30pm (last outward sailing)

1 to 31 October 2018:
Daily, 10am to 3.30pm (last outward sailing)

Closed 1 November 2018- 31 March 2019

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