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Ranked #1 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
Owner description: With it's moat, twin-towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is a Maxwell stronghold and the epitome... more » Owner description: With it's moat, twin-towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is a Maxwell stronghold and the epitome of the medieval fortress. The castle's turbulent history owes much to its proximity to England which brought it into border conflicts.Includes siege warfare exhibition, a children's adventure park, a nature trail and a children's trail. The Castle is connected by footpath to the adjacent National Nature Reserve. Cafe open daily in summer and Sat & Sun in winter. « less
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Ranked #2 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites
The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.
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Broughton House (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #3 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites
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Drumlanrig Castle (Dumfries)
Ranked #4 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Art Museums; Castles; Historic Sites
Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle... more » Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and an internationally renowned art collection. Beyond the castle are over 40 acres of enchanting gardens and a wide range of activities including walking, mountain biking, adventure playground, wildlife watching, Scottish Cycle Museum, Landrover tours, Ranger-led walks, events programme as well as shopping and catering. « less
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Ranked #5 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #6 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
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Ranked #7 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites
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Cardoness Castle (Gatehouse of Fleet)
Ranked #8 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
Owner description: Enjoy the panoramic views of Scotland, England, Ireland and The Isle of Man from this castle's rare remaining top floor... more » Owner description: Enjoy the panoramic views of Scotland, England, Ireland and The Isle of Man from this castle's rare remaining top floor viewing platform. « less
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Threave Castle (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #9 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
This stately castle, built in 1370, is surrounded by a moat and can be reached only by ferry.
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Ranked #10 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Old Bridge House (Dumfries)
Ranked #11 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #12 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #13 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #14 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Tolbooth Art Centre (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #15 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites
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Morton Castle (Dumfries)
Ranked #16 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
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MacLellan's Castle (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #17 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
Owner description: Explore the impressive residence of a powerful family in the heart of Kirkcudbright and descend into the vaults to see the... more » Owner description: Explore the impressive residence of a powerful family in the heart of Kirkcudbright and descend into the vaults to see the conditons in which their servants once worked. « less
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Glenluce Abbey (Newton Stewart)
Ranked #18 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
Tucked in a tranquil valley is one of Scotland's best-preserved monasteries. A highligh is the magnificent chapter house.
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Orchardton Tower (Kirkcudbright)
Ranked #19 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
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Castle Of St John (Stranraer)
Ranked #20 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
Category: Castles
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The Book Shop (Wigtown)
Ranked #21 of 23 Cultural in Dumfries and Galloway
We don't serve soup. Or seafood platter.
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Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Hiking Trails
Owner description: Walk coast to coast across Southern Scotland along this 212 mile walking path, passing through a varied landscape of valleys,... more » Owner description: Walk coast to coast across Southern Scotland along this 212 mile walking path, passing through a varied landscape of valleys, forests and rugged uplands, all steeped in Scottish history and tradition. « less