Historic Attractions in Dumfries
Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals, Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Buildings, Historic Sites & Monuments or Towns & Villages
By Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 8BX
A carefully renovated 18th century water-powered oatmeal mill in full working order, with regular demonstrations in the...
Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG
Thomas Carlyle, the famous writer and historian was born here in 1795. The house is furnished as it would have been in...
Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA
For over 250 years Gretna Green in Scotland has been the name synonymous with romance and weddings. Gretna Green is 'not...
Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8
Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still in...
Shawhead, Scotland, UK
6 sculptures by Henry Moore, Sir Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin sited in this beautiful glen. The landowner Sir William...
The much-reduced remains of a royal castle, originally built by the English in the 14th century on the shore of Lochmaben...
Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
The site of the first Christian church in Scotland. The Priory was built in the 12th century. The museum houses a...
by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8
Several groups of cup-and-ring markings can be seen on the rock outcrops in this open field at Drumtroddan. The carvings...
Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7
An extraordinary round tower-house, it was built in the late 15th century. There are at least 23 similar buildings in...
An enigmatic castle, probably 14th century, it belonged to the Douglases and may have served as a hunting lodge. On the...
Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
Two most impressive chambered cairns, c 2500 BC, with extraordinary facades of tall standing stones.
New Abbey, Nr Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK
The splendid ruin of a late 13th century and early 14th century Cistercian abbey, founded by Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway,...
Dumfries, Scotland, UK
Built in the 15th century, this is the oldest surviving multiple-arched bridge in Scotland. It is named after Devorgilla...
Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
The Ruthwell Cross is a magnificent 18ft stone Anglo-Saxon preaching cross; a major monument of early medieval Europe,...
|1||New Abbey Cornmill (HS)||By Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 8BX|
|2||Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (NTS)||Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG|
|3||World Famous Blacksmiths Shop||Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA|
|4||Carsluith Castle (HS)||Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8|
|5||Glenkiln Sculptures||Shawhead, Scotland, UK|
|6||Lochmaben Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG11|
|7||Whithorn Priory (HS)||Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|8||Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8|
|9||Orchardton Tower (HS)||Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7|
|10||Morton Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG3|
|11||Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)||Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|12||Sweetheart Abbey (HS)||New Abbey, Nr Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK|
|13||Devorgilla Bridge||Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|14||Ruthwell Cross (HS)||Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|15||Caerlaverock Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG1 4RU|
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