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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Farms; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural
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 #4 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Art Museums; Cultural
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 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Educational Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
Category: Parks; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Dumfries
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