Historic Attractions in Dumfries & Galloway
Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals, Historic Buildings, Historic Sites & Monuments or Towns & Villages
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...
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...
By Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 8BX
A carefully renovated 18th century water-powered oatmeal mill in full working order, with regular demonstrations in the...
Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK
With nineteen granite boulders and three central stones, this is one of the best preserved stone circles in Britain.
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,...
Shawhead, Scotland, UK
6 sculptures by Henry Moore, Sir Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin sited in this beautiful glen. The landowner Sir William...
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...
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...
Dumfries, DG1 2PS
Visit the house where Scottish poet Robert Burns spent the last years of his brilliant life.
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...
Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
Two most impressive chambered cairns, c 2500 BC, with extraordinary facades of tall standing stones.
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...
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...
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||World Famous Blacksmiths Shop||Gretna Green, Dumfries & Galloway, DG16 5EA|
|2||Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (NTS)||Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 3DG|
|3||New Abbey Cornmill (HS)||By Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 8BX|
|4||Torhouse Stone Circle (HS)||Newton Stewart, Scotland, UK|
|5||Sweetheart Abbey (HS)||New Abbey, Nr Dumfries, DG2 8BU, Scotland, UK|
|6||Glenkiln Sculptures||Shawhead, Scotland, UK|
|7||St Ninian's Cave (HS)||Nr Whithorn, Wigtownshire, Scotland, UK|
|8||Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones (HS)||Sandhead, Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK|
|9||Robert Burns House||Dumfries, DG1 2PS|
|10||Drumtroddan Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||by Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8|
|11||Cairnholy Chambered Cairns (HS)||Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|12||Portpatrick Harbour||Nr Stranraer, Scotland, UK|
|13||Whithorn Priory (HS)||Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK|
|14||Ruthwell Cross (HS)||Annan, Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK|
|15||Glenluce Abbey (HS)||Newton Stewart, DG8 0AF|
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