Castles around Dumfries and Galloway

There are lots of lovely castles in and around Dumfries and Galloway, including Castle Kennedy and Gardens, Threave Estate and Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. All of which have a plethora of activities to choose from, coffee shops, year round events and an insight into some of Scotland’s colourful history.

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Drumlanrig Castle

The magnificent Drumlanrig Castle, constructed from distinctive pink sandstone, was commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, the first Duke of Queensberry and represents one of the first and most important Renaissance buildings in the country. READ MORE

Address:Thornhill Dumfriesshire DG3 4AQ
Tel:01848 331555
Web: http://www.drumlanrig.com/
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Threave Garden, House and Estate

Threave Garden House Estate is one of the most diverse properties in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. Acquired from the Gordon family in 1957, the 1,600-acre estate supports farming, forestry, horticulture, wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation. READ MORE

Address:Threave Estate Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1RX
Tel:0844 493 2245
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Threave-Estate
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Castle Kennedy and Gardens

Lochinch Castle and Castle Kennedy and Gardens are the home and Gardens to the Earl and Countess of Stair. Castle Kennedy Gardens offer a unique experience to see a large landscaped garden in beautiful unspoilt scenery READ MORE

Address:Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stair Estates Rephad, Stranraer, DG9 8SJ
Tel:01776 702024
Web: http://www.castlekennedygardens.co.uk/contactUs.asp