Historic Attractions in Dumfries
Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals, Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Sites & Monuments or Towns & Villages
Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8
Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still in...
Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
The Ruthwell Cross is a magnificent 18ft stone Anglo-Saxon preaching cross; a major monument of early medieval Europe,...
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...
The much-reduced remains of a royal castle, originally built by the English in the 14th century on the shore of Lochmaben...
Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
Two most impressive chambered cairns, c 2500 BC, with extraordinary facades of tall standing stones.
An enigmatic castle, probably 14th century, it belonged to the Douglases and may have served as a hunting lodge. On the...
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...
Shawhead, Scotland, UK
6 sculptures by Henry Moore, Sir Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin sited in this beautiful glen. The landowner Sir William...
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...
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, DG1 4RU
One of the finest castles in Scotland, surrounded by moats it has stood guard over the Solway Firth for more than 400 years.
|1||Carsluith Castle (HS)||Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8|
|2||Ruthwell Cross (HS)||Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|3||Whithorn Priory (HS)||Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|4||Lochmaben Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG11|
|5||Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)||Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|6||Morton Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG3|
|7||Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8|
|8||Glenkiln Sculptures||Shawhead, Scotland, UK|
|9||Orchardton Tower (HS)||Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7|
|10||Sweetheart Abbey (HS)||New Abbey, Nr Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK|
|11||Caerlaverock Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG1 4RU|
|12||Devorgilla Bridge||Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
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