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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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 #3 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Art Museums
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 #6 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #9 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Farms
Owner description: A Great Day Family Fun Day Out - Rain or Shine.Dalscone is a family adventure farm located in Dumfries, Scotland. Have fun in... more » Owner description: A Great Day Family Fun Day Out - Rain or Shine.Dalscone is a family adventure farm located in Dumfries, Scotland. Have fun in our huge indoor soft play area that is filled with ball cannons, slides and other exciting features. Explore our outdoor attractions for children and adults alike including trampolines, pedal karts, bumper boats and crazy golf! Take a ride around our Farmari where you can encounter llamas, donkeys, goats, pigs and more! We also have a huge toy shop with all the best toys at really good prices. « less
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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Educational Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ellisland Farm (Auldgirth)
Ranked #13 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The family home of Robert Burns until 1791.
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Other
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Ranked #16 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Mabie Forest, the original mountain biking venue in the south west of Scotland. Mabie lies just a few miles south of... more » Owner description: Mabie Forest, the original mountain biking venue in the south west of Scotland. Mabie lies just a few miles south of Dumfries and caters for beginners right through to the most expert of riders. « less
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Ranked #17 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Cloud 9 Studio Gallery is the open studio of Julie Hollis. The gallery houses not only examples of Julie's multi-media work... more » Owner description: Cloud 9 Studio Gallery is the open studio of Julie Hollis. The gallery houses not only examples of Julie's multi-media work but is also her working space. A calm and reflective space Cloud 9 is open each Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 and 4 throughout the year, with additional opening hours at Christmas. « less
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Ranked #20 of 21 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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