Historic Attractions in Dumfries & Galloway
Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals, Castles & Stately Homes, Historic Sites & Monuments or Towns & Villages
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...
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...
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...
Dumfries, Scotland, UK
Built in the 15th century, this is the oldest surviving multiple-arched bridge in Scotland. It is named after Devorgilla...
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,...
Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
With nineteen granite boulders and three central stones, this is one of the best preserved stone circles in Britain.
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...
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD
A castellated town house, complete except for its roof, built in 1577 by the then Provost of Kirkcudbright, Sir Thomas...
Newton Stewart, DG8 0AF
Founded in 1192, the ruins of this Cistercian house occupy a site of great natural beauty. Handsome early 16th century...
Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
The Ruthwell Cross is a magnificent 18ft stone Anglo-Saxon preaching cross; a major monument of early medieval Europe,...
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...
An enigmatic castle, probably 14th century, it belonged to the Douglases and may have served as a hunting lodge. On the...
Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8
Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still in...
|1||St Ninian's Cave (HS)||Nr Whithorn, Wigtownshire, Scotland, UK|
|2||Whithorn Priory (HS)||Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|3||Portpatrick Harbour||Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK|
|4||Devorgilla Bridge||Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|5||Sweetheart Abbey (HS)||New Abbey, Nr Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK|
|6||Torhouse Stone Circle (HS)||Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK|
|7||Dundrennan Abbey (HS)||Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4QH|
|8||MacLellan's Castle (HS)||Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD|
|9||Glenluce Abbey (HS)||Newton Stewart, DG8 0AF|
|10||Ruthwell Cross (HS)||Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|11||Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8|
|12||Glenkiln Sculptures||Shawhead, Scotland, UK|
|13||Morton Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG3|
|14||Carsluith Castle (HS)||Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8|
|15||Drumcoltran Tower (HS)||Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8|
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