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Drumlanrig Castle
Drumlanrig Castle
Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century... more Owner description: Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and an internationally renowned art collection. Beyond the castle are over 40 acres of enchanting gardens and a wide range of activities including walking, mountain biking, adventure playground, wildlife watching, Scottish Cycle Museum, Landrover tours, Ranger-led walks, events programme as well as shopping and catering. less
Attraction type: Castles; Historic Sites; Art Museums
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Caerlaverock Castle
Caerlaverock Castle
Owner description: With its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, this awe-inspiring castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold and one of the finest castles in... more Owner description: With its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, this awe-inspiring castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold and one of the finest castles in Scotland. Although ruined, Caerlaverock is still a substantial structure and you can explore many different features within its unique triangular ground plan. The castle's turbulent history owes much to its proximity to England which brought it into the brutal cross-border conflicts and you can enjoy a fascinating siege warfare exhibition complete with reconstructions of medieval siege engines. After exploring the castle enjoy delicious home baking and freshly ground coffee in the castle's tearoom which is open during the summer and at weekends in the winter. Little adventurers will love the castle-themed adventure park and if one castle is not enough for you, you will find the foundations of another, earlier, castle visible at the end of a nature trail through the woods to the south. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Castles; Historic Sites
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Mabie Farm Park
Mabie Farm Park
Attraction type: Farms
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Dino Park
Dino Park
Owner description: Southern Scotland's best dinosaur experience is open. Step back 150 million years and discover the giants who roamed the earth. Take a trip through the Dino Mine, hear stories and... more Owner description: Southern Scotland's best dinosaur experience is open. Step back 150 million years and discover the giants who roamed the earth. Take a trip through the Dino Mine, hear stories and facts in the Dino Den, dig for fossils, have fun on our bouncy dinosaur and much more! A great day out for all the family! We are open 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm from 28th March to 1st November 2015. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Dalscone Farm Fun
Dalscone Farm Fun
Owner description: A Great Day Family Fun Day Out - Rain or Shine.Dalscone is a family adventure farm located in Dumfries, Scotland. Have fun in our huge indoor soft play area that is filled with... more Owner description: A Great Day Family Fun Day Out - Rain or Shine.Dalscone is a family adventure farm located in Dumfries, Scotland. Have fun in our huge indoor soft play area that is filled with ball cannons, slides and other exciting features. Explore our outdoor attractions for children and adults alike including trampolines, pedal karts, bumper boats and crazy golf! Take a ride around our Farmari where you can encounter llamas, donkeys, goats, pigs and more! We also have a huge toy shop with all the best toys at really good prices. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Casa Mia
Casa Mia
Ranked #1 of 135 Restaurants in Dumfries
Price: USD 14 - USD 34
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, British, Soups, Scottish
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cavens Arms
Cavens Arms
Ranked #2 of 135 Restaurants in Dumfries
Cuisines: Bar, British, Scottish
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Little Italy
Little Italy
Ranked #3 of 135 Restaurants in Dumfries
Price: USD 14 - USD 28
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brunos
Brunos
Ranked #4 of 135 Restaurants in Dumfries
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Steamboat Inn
The Steamboat Inn
Ranked #5 of 135 Restaurants in Dumfries
Price: USD 5 - USD 26
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

McMurdoston House
McMurdoston House
USD 47 - USD 54 (GBP 35 - GBP 40)
Ranked #1 of 3 Auldgirth B&B and Inns
Ferintosh Guest House
Ferintosh Guest House
USD 41 - USD 89 (GBP 30 - GBP 66)
Ranked #17 of 52 Dumfries B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Glenaldor House
Glenaldor House
USD 95 - USD 108 (GBP 70 - GBP 80)
Ranked #1 of 52 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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Premier Inn Dumfries Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Dumfries Hotel
USD 64 - USD 107
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Dumfries
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Friars Carse Country House Hotel
3.0 of 5
Friars Carse Country House Hotel
USD 88 - USD 144
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Auldgirth
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hamilton House
4.0 of 5
Hamilton House
USD 81 - USD 97 (GBP 60 - GBP 72)
Ranked #6 of 52 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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Southpark House
4.0 of 5
Southpark House
USD 88 - USD 127 (GBP 65 - GBP 94)
Ranked #1 of 2 Locharbriggs B&B and Inns
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Rivendell B&B
4.0 of 5
Rivendell B&B
USD 85 - USD 126
Ranked #9 of 52 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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