Historic Attractions in Dumfries & Galloway
Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2EH
This 15th century tower house stands on a rocky platform above the Water of Fleet. Ancient home of the McCullochs with...
Newton Stewart, DG8 0AF
Founded in 1192, the ruins of this Cistercian house occupy a site of great natural beauty. Handsome early 16th century...
Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK
In days of sail this was the main Scottish port for the Galloway-Ulster ferry. Despite efforts to improve the harbour the...
Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK
At Kirkmadrine are some of the oldest Christian stones in Scotland. They date from the 5th century to 12th. A century ago...
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...
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.
Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ
A massive tower, situated on an island in the River Dee, built by Archibald the Grim, and later a stronghold of the Black...
Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
The Ruthwell Cross is a magnificent 18ft stone Anglo-Saxon preaching cross; a major monument of early medieval Europe,...
Nr Whithorn, Wigtownshire, Scotland, UK
Regarded as a retreat used by St Ninian, the cave was once a place of pilgrimage. Cut into the rock are seven small...
Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8
This substantial tower house was built about 1570, probably by Edward Maxwell. The windows were enlarged in the 18th...
Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4QH
The beautiful ruins, amid a peaceful setting, of a Cistercian Abbey founded in 1142. Mary Queen of Scots spent her last...
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...
Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 4AQ
Ancient Douglas stronghold and home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry., Drumlanrig, completed in 1691, is the...
Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2
One of the earliest lighthouses in Scotland, it was built in 1748-49 to help guide ships up the Nith estuary to the...
|1||Cardoness Castle (HS)||Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2EH|
|2||Glenluce Abbey (HS)||Newton Stewart, DG8 0AF|
|3||Portpatrick Harbour||Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK|
|4||Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS)||Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK|
|5||Orchardton Tower (HS)||Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7|
|6||Caerlaverock Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG1 4RU|
|7||Threave Castle (HS)||Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ|
|8||Ruthwell Cross (HS)||Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|9||St Ninian's Cave (HS)||Nr Whithorn, Wigtownshire, Scotland, UK|
|10||Drumcoltran Tower (HS)||Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8|
|11||Dundrennan Abbey (HS)||Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4QH|
|12||Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8|
|13||Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate||Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 4AQ|
|14||Southerness Lighthouse||Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2|
|15||Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)||Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
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