Best Landmarks in Dumfries & Galloway

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Dumfries & Galloway, UK. All of our landmarks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their trading excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Glencaple, Dumfries & Galloway DG1 4RU Directions

Since 1160

Nature Reserve, Architecture Structure, Play Area, Historical Places, Towers, Heritage Site, Visitor Centre, Tea Room, Woodland Walk & Gift Shops

Caerlaverock Castle is one of the oldest medieval fortifications in Scotland. You can see the Nithsdale Lodging, is a stunning residence of the 17th century in the courtyard of the castle. And also, you can enjoy delicious home baking and freshly ground coffee in the tearoom of the castle, available in the summer and the winter on weekends.


Mon, Tue, Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed & Thu Closed

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

Since 1369

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

'Threave Castle' is a large tower house that Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway, built at the end of the 14th century. You can enjoy a fast boat trip across the Dee River to the island fortification. Public toilet facilities are available.


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

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8 Castle Street, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 7EJ Directions

Since 1510

Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Government Buildings, Activity Room, Events & Programs

Castle of St John is an ancient tower house built about 1500 by Kilhilt's Adairs, one of Wigtownshire's most powerful families. The castle has used over the years as a residence, a local court, a military fortress, and a jail. You can spend a beautiful day watching the videos and reconstructions telling the story of the medieval landowners who built and lived in the castle. It affords free entry.


Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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