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.
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 MOREAddress:Threave Estate Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1RX
Tel:0844 493 2245
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 MOREAddress:Thornhill Dumfriesshire DG3 4AQ
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 MOREAddress:Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stair Estates Rephad, Stranraer, DG9 8SJ