Historic Attractions in Dumfries & Galloway
Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes or Lighthouses
Built on Scotland’s most southerly point with views, on a clear day, of England, Ireland, the Isle of Man and even Wales,...
At the northern end of the Rhins of Galloway to mark the entrance to Loch Ryan this lighthouse was completed in 1817. The...
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...
Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8
This substantial tower house was built about 1570, probably by Edward Maxwell. The windows were enlarged in the 18th...
Built in 1900 half way down the west coast of the Mull of Galloway the lighthouse was decommissioned in 2008 with all the...
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.
Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8
Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still in...
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD
A castellated town house, complete except for its roof, built in 1577 by the then Provost of Kirkcudbright, Sir Thomas...
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...
The much-reduced remains of a royal castle, originally built by the English in the 14th century on the shore of Lochmaben...
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 harbour...
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...
An enigmatic castle, probably 14th century, it belonged to the Douglases and may have served as a hunting lodge. On the...
|1||Mull of Galloway Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|2||Corsewall Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|3||Orchardton Tower (HS)||Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7|
|4||Drumcoltran Tower (HS)||Dalbeatie, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8|
|5||Killantringan Lighthouse||Scotland, UK|
|6||Caerlaverock Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG1 4RU|
|7||Carsluith Castle (HS)||Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8|
|8||MacLellan's Castle (HS)||Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JD|
|9||Threave Castle (HS)||Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1TJ|
|10||Lochmaben Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG11|
|11||Southerness Lighthouse||Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2|
|12||Cardoness Castle (HS)||Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2EH|
|13||Morton Castle (HS)||Dumfries, DG3|
|14||Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate||Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 4AQ|
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