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PLACES TO VISIT IN THE AREA

It would be impossible to note here all the

places worth seeing in the area but those

listed

will give you a flavour of the diverse

attractions.

Image: Caerlaverock

Castles and Historic Buildings

* Caerlaverock Castle - Nr Dumfries

* Threave Castle - Nr Castle Douglas

* Cardoness Castle - Gatehouse of Fleet

* Drumlanrig Castle - Thornhill

* MacLellan's Castle - Kirkcudbright

* Sweetheart Abbey - New Abbey

* Dundrennan Abbey - Dundrennan

* Orchardton Tower - Nr Palnackie

Gardens & Nurseries

* Threave Gardens - Nr Castle Douglas

* Castle Kennedy Gardens - Nr Stranraer

* Glenwhan Gardens - Nr Stranraer

* Logan Botanical Gardens - Port Logan

* Crichton Grounds - Dumfries

Museums & Visitor Attractions

* Broughton House and Gardens -

Kirkcudbright

* Gem Rock Museum - Creetown

* The Devil's Porridge - Nr Annan

* Dumfries Aviation Museum - Dumfries

* Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura

* John Paul Jones Museum - Kirkbean

* Mull of Galloway Visitor Centre

* National Museum of Costume - New Abbey

* The Whithorn Story - Whithorn

Sundry others

* Sulwath Brewery - Castle Douglas

* Bladnoch Distillery - Bladnoch

* Cream o' Galloway Visitor's Centre

* Old Blacksmith's Shop Centre - Gretna Green

* Robert Burns Centre - Dumfries

* Kagya Sanye Ling Tibetan Buddhist

Monastery - Eskdalemuir


Towns

* Castle Douglas for Shopping - Gifts,

clothing, fresh food and eating out.

* Kirkcudbright for Art Galleries and history.

* Gatehouse of Fleet for kilts and tartan.

* Wigtown for books.

* Dumfries for Bigger shops and river walks

plus all things Robert Burns.

Image: Dumfries


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