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Scottish Castles: Dumfries and Galloway



Auchen Castle
near Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway
Auchen Castle
Auchen Castle Hotel is a prestigious hotel situated near Moffat in the Scottish Borders. Accommodation includes 25 bedrooms with 15 feature bedrooms within the original castle. Auchen Castle Hotel has various rooms with 4 poster beds. The 10 Auchen... Read more >
Barholm Castle
near Barholm, Dumfries and Galloway
Barholm Castle
Barholm Castle is situated five miles south-west of Gatehouse of Fleet, in Dumfries and Galloway. The castle is a tower house built in the late 15th century. The main block of the L-plan tower is three storeys and a garret, with a vaulted basement... Read more >
Caerlaverock Castle
near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Caerlaverock Castle
Caerlaverock Castle is an unusual triangular shape with a tower at each corner. surrounded by a moat and set in hundreds of acres of low lying willow woods. Caerlaverock was built to control the South-West entrance to Scotland. Construction began... Read more >
Cardoness Castle
Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway
Cardoness Castle
Cardoness was built as a tower house by the McCulloch family in the 15th century. Built on a hill, it dominates the entrance to the Water of Fleet. It is owned by Historic Scotland. Read more >
Carsluith Castle
Creetown, Dumfries and Galloway
Carsluith Castle
Carsluith Castle is a ruined tower house located beside Wigtown Bay on the Galloway coast of south-west Scotland, about three and a half miles south east of Creetown. The castle has a main tower with crow-step gables and corbelled wall walks along... Read more >
Castle Kennedy
near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway
Castle Kennedy
Castle Kennedy is about three miles west of Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, in south-west Scotland. The castle overlooks the White and Black Lochs (originally the castle was on an island and the present-day lochs were one area of water). Castle... Read more >
Comlongon Castle
Clarencefield, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Comlongon Castle
Comlongon Castle is situated on the Scottish-English border about near Gretna, and is also 1 km west of Clarencefield and 10 southeast of Dumfries. The castle is located just ten minutes from the M6 and M74 motorway network, near the border between... Read more >
Drumlanrig Castle
near Cairnpark, Dumfries and Galloway
Drumlanrig Castle
Completed in 1691 by William Douglas, 1st Duke of Queensberry, Drumlanrig Castle is the home of the current Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry.The 120,000 acre Queensberry Estate has at its heart the country park, open to the public (as is the castle)... Read more >
Edingham Castle
near Dalbeattie, Dumfries And Galloway
Edingham Castle
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Gilnockie Tower
near Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway
Gilnockie Tower
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Kirkconnell Tower
near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnell Tower
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Lochhouse Tower
near Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway
Lochhouse Tower
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Lochmaben Castle
Lochmaben, near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Lochmaben Castle
Lochmaben Castle is located four miles west of Lockerbie, in Dumfries and Galloway. The castle originally had two walled courtyards separated by a canal which acted as a moat and a boat harbour. The main castle building was a large square stone... Read more >
Lochnaw Castle
near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway
Lochnaw Castle
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Lochwood Castle
near Raehills, Dumfries and Galloway
Lochwood Castle
Lochwood Castle is located about 3.5 miles south of Beattock just off the road from Lochmaben to Beattock. It was the residence of the Johnstone family of Annandale, from the 12th to early 18th Century. The L-plan tower was built in the 15th... Read more >
MacLellans Castle
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway
MacLellans Castle
MacLellan's Castle is located off Castle Street in the centre of Kirkcudbright. It is a large 16th century L-plan tower house. The shell of the building is fairly complete but has lost its roof. The main block is five storeys and still has its... Read more >
Sorbie Tower
Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway
Sorbie Tower
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Threave Castle
near Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway
Threave Castle
Threave Castle is located on an island in the River Dee about a mile and a half west of Castle Douglas, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The Castle has a rectangular keep five storeys high. The keep was once accessed by a movable bridge from the... Read more >