The Best Landmark in Dumfries & Galloway

Hand-picked top 3 landmarks in Dumfries & Galloway, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Glencaple, Dumfries & Galloway DG1 4RU

Since 1160

Castle, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Towers, Visitor Centre, Tea Room, Woodland Walk & Gift Shops

Free Admission: Member/Explorer Pass holder & Child under 5 ● It is a moated triangular castle first built in the 13th century ● The castle is in the care of Historic Scotland and is a popular tourist attraction

Price: Adult £6.00, Child aged 5-15 £3.60 & Concession £4.80


1 April - 30 September: Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm 1 October - 31 March: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Threave House, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1TJ

Since 1370

Castle, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Artillery House, Bird Hide, Picnic Area & Events

Built by Archibald the Grim ● It became a royal castle, and in the 16th century hereditary responsibility for Threave was given to the Lords Maxwell ● Maintained by Historic Environment Scotland as a scheduled monument

Price: Adult £5 per Ticket, Child £3 per Ticket & Concession £4 per Ticket


Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Charlotte Street, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 7EJ

Since 1510

Castle, Museum, Tourist Attraction, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Government Buildings, Activity Room, Programs & Events

It is an early 16th-century L-plan tower house ● This medieval tower house was built around by Ninian Adair of Kilhurst, one of the most powerful Lairds of Wigtownshire ● There is also an excellent activity room for families and children

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