Sanquhar Castle dates to the 13th century, with major building around 1370 by the Crichton family. William Wallace and Robert Bruce visited, as did the English kings Edward I and Edward II. The castle is now a ruin, partly restored in the late Victorian period. Castle Street, Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Sorbie Tower is a late 16th-century tower house hidden in a wooded area just off the B7052 between Garlieston and Sorbie village. Close beside the path to the Tower is an intriguing mound known as Sorbie Motte, which may have been a 12th century Pictish fort erected by the Vipont family. B7052, Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Threave Castle is a grim and forbidding 14th century stone fortress situated on an island in the middle of the River Dee, just outside the town of Castle Douglas. Threave was built by the delightfully named Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway, eventually to become the 3rd Earl of Black Douglas.
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG7 1TJ