Attractions near Beattock
Drumlanrig Castle Gardens and Country Estate (14 Miles)*
Set on the 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
Hidden Treasures Museum of Lead Mining (14 Miles)*
Wanlockhead is Britain's highest village, sitting over 1500 feet up in the dramatic scenery of the Lowther Hills. At Hidden Treasures visitors can explore the rich culture and heritage of Wanlockhead and its people.
Burns House (17 Miles)*
It was in this simple sandstone house in a quiet Dumfries street that Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, spent the last years of his brilliant life.
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (18 Miles)*
Thomas Carlyle may have rubbed shoulders with Darwin, Dickens and Thackeray, but he never forgot his roots and insisted that his final resting place should be Ecclefechan, the village where his birthplace still stands.
Dawyck Botanic Garden (20 Miles)*
Discover Dawyck's secrets as you explore its woodlands in the stunning surroundings of the Scottish Borders. Over 300 years of tree planting has created one of the world's finest arboreta.
Savings Banks Museum (21 Miles)*
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
Moat Park Heritage Centre (21 Miles)*
History in the Moat Park is interpreted in an unusual way; here the visitor can see a series of detailed scale models depicting archaeological sites as they would have been seen at the time of their use.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Beattock
Moffat (2 Miles)*
Frequent winner of the Scotland in Bloom Award, Moffat is a gem in the heart of southern Scotland. It is a small and charming town on the River Annan, 24 miles north of Dumfries.
Durisdeer (12 Miles)*
Applegarth Town (12 Miles)*
Lochmaben (13 Miles)*
Lochmaben is a Royal Burgh, a small town in the Southwest of Scotland just 8 miles from Dumfries and 4 miles from Lockerbie.
Crawford (13 Miles)*
Hightae (14 Miles)*
Robert the Bruce lived in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. He died in 1329 aged 55. After the Battle of Bannockburn, loyal tenants etc who had fought for the King were granted lands in Greenhill, Heck, Hightae and Smallholm.
Abington (15 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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