Places of Interest - Dumfries and Galloway

Places of Interest - Dumfries and Galloway

Places of Interest - Dumfries & Galloway

Places of Interest - Dumfries & Galloway

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Drumlanrig Castle and Country Park
Thornhill
Dumfriesshire
DG3 4AG

Drumlanrig Castle is the ancient Douglas stronghold and Dumfriesshire home of the Duke & Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. Set on the spectacular 90,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens. The magnificent Castle, constructed from distinctive pink sandstone, was commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, the first Duke of Queensberry and represents one of the first and most important Renaissance buildings in the country.

Tel: 01848 330248. Situated just off the A76 (Dumfries to Kilmarnock), 17 miles north of Dumfries.

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The Manor Country House Hotel
Lockerbie Road
Dumfries DG1 3PT

Located about 3 miles from Dumfries. In beautiful private grounds, only 4 miles from Dumfries and 8 miles from Lockerbie, this charming 200-year-old country house hotel offers satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. On the A709 Lockerbie Road, the Manor Country House Hotel has good access to the region's major road network. More details..

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Cairndale Hotel And Leisure Club
English Street
Dumfries DG1 2DF

Right in the very heart of Dumfries, this popular hotel is close to all local amenities including the fabulous new DGone leisure venue, the Odeon cinema and the Theatre Royal. The hotel offers 91 en suite rooms and suites, free car parking, free Wi-Fi wireless internet access, 3 restaurants/cafes and excellent leisure facilities. More details..

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Caerlaverock Castle
Dumfries
DG1 4RU

With its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is one of Scotland’s great medieval fortresses. The formidable red sandstone defensive walls are unique in Britain for their triangular shape. Visitors can enjoy a siege warfare exhibition, a children’s adventure park and a nature trail.

Tel: 0131 668 8800

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Glenluce Abbey
Glenluce

A 12th century Cisterian abbey founded in1190 by Roland, Earl of Galloway.
0131 668 8800
Dumfries Museum
Dumfries

History of South West Scotland centred around 18th century windmill tower, with "camera obscura" on top floor of tower.
011387 2253374
Museum of Lead Mining
Wanlockhead

Tours of lead mine and period cottages, visitor centre, hands on exhibitions, goldpanning centre. 
016659 74387
Rammerscales House
near Dumfries

18th century sandstone house, walled garden, woodland walks and picnic site.
013387 811988

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