Places Of Interest


Threave Castle
Threave Castle is situated on an island in the River Dee, 3 miles West of Castle Douglas.

Orchardton Tower
The only Scottish tower house built in cylindrical style, common in Ireland, dating back to the 15th Century.

Threave Garden & Estate
Threave Garden’s displays of daffodils, herbaceous beds, heather garden, trees and Plant Centre.

Fishing
Loch ken, only 6 miles north of Castle Douglas is renowned as one of Scotlands most prolific Pike fishing waters.

Sulwath Brewery
See the traditional brewing process from barley to beer!

Galloway Smokehouse
Smoked salmon and gourmet products. Located on the A75.

The Coco Bean Company
Childrens chocolate factory, play area, restaurant and shop.

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Things To Do & Places To Visit

Threave Gardens
Picturesque gardens and estate house situated 1 mile west of Castle Douglas. Beautiful mature grounds, nursery and visitor centre. Threave is a unique experience for garden and plant lovers of all ages. See www.nts.org.uk


Mountain Biking
Try the amazing 7 stanes mountain biking trails situated across the south west of Scotland. The nearest is at Dalbeattie only some 7 miles away. See www.7stanes.gov.uk

Fishing
Loch ken, only 6 miles north of Castle Douglas is renowned as one of Scotlands most prolific Pike fishing waters. See www.visitsouthernscotland.co.uk

Sulwath Brewery
A traditional micro brewery located in the town of Castle Douglas. Famed for their unique traditionally brewed local ales. Visitor centre open dailly. See www.sulwathbrewers.co.uk

Cocoa Bean Co
Childrens chocolate factory located at Twynholm 8 miles west of Castle Douglas. Facilities include, as well as the chocolate workshops, a restaurant, shop, childrens indoor and outdoor play areas. A fantastic day out for all the family. See www.thecocoabeancompany.com

Castle Douglas Food Town
Experience the delights of a real local shopping experience. A town centre with local shops abounding. See www.cd-foodtown.org