Dumfries and Galloway Historic Attractions

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Here is listing of ALL attractions in the Dumfries and Galloway region. You can sort the results by a number of posible options or search within the results to quickly find what you want. Click on an attraction name for more information, including photos, maps and other nearby attractions

Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating
Barsalloch Fort Monreith Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Broughton House Kirkcudbright National Trust for Scotland Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Bruce's Stone, Glentrool Newton Stewart Forestry Commission Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Caerlaverock Castle Glencaple Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Cairn Holy Chambered Cairns Creetown Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 4 Heritage Rating
Cardoness Castle Gatehouse of Fleet Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Carsluith Castle Creetown Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Castle Kennedy Gardens Castlel Kennedy Garden 3 Heritage Rating
Chapel Finian Port William Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Craigdarroch Moniaive Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Cruggleton Church Garlieston Historic Church 2 Heritage Rating
Devil's Porridge Museum Eastriggs Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Druchtag Motte Mochrum Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Drumcoltran Tower Dalbeattie Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Drumlanrig Castle Thornhill Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Drumtroddan Cup and Ring Marked Rocks Port William Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Drumtroddan Standing Stones Port William Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura Dumfries Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Dundrennan Abbey Dundrennan Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Dunskey Castle Portpatrick Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Galloway Forest Park Palnure Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
Galloway House Gardens Garlieston Garden 3 Heritage Rating
Glenluce Abbey Glenluce Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Glenwhan Gardens Dunragit Garden 1 Heritage Rating
Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve Moffat National Trust for Scotland Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Kirkmadrine Early Christian Stones Clachanmore Historic Scotland Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Laggangairn Standing Stones New Luce Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Lincluden Collegiate Church Dumfries Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Lochmaben Castle Lochmaben Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Logan Botanic Garden Port Logan Garden 1 Heritage Rating
MacLellan's Castle Kirkudbright Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Merkland Cross Kirtlebridge Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Morton Castle Carronbridge Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
New Abbey Corn Mill New Abbey Historic Scotland Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Old Bridge House Museum Dumfries Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Orchardton Tower Castle Douglas Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Rammerscales Lockerbie Historic Houses Association Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Rispain Camp Whithorn Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Robert Burns Centre Dumfries Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Robert Burns House Dumfries Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Ruthwell Cross Ruthwell Historic Scotland Historic Church 5 Heritage Rating
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum Sanquhar Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Shambellie House Museum of Costume New Abbey Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Solway Coastal Drive Dumfries Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Sorbie Tower Sorbie Castle 3 Heritage Rating
St Ninian's Cave Physgill Historic Scotland Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
St Ninian's Chapel Isle of Whithorn Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Sweetheart Abbey New Abbey Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace Ecclefechan National Trust for Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Threave Castle Castle Douglas Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Threave Garden Castle Douglas National Trust for Scotland Garden 2 Heritage Rating
Torhouse Stone Circle Wigtown Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Wanlockhead Beam Engine Wanlockhead Historic Scotland Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum Wanlockhead Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Whithorn Museum Whithorn Historic Scotland Museum 4 Heritage Rating
Whithorn Priory Whithorn Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Wood of Cree Newton Stewart RSPB Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
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