Attractions near Ferintosh Guest House

This is a list of the attractions near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this bed and breakfast.
Burns House (< 1 Mile)*
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.
New Abbey Corn Mill (6 Miles)*
New Abbey Corn Mill is a well-kept secret in the village of New Abbey, five miles south of Dumfries.
Caerlaverock Castle (7 Miles)*
One of the finest castles in Scotland, Caerlaverock Castle is on a triangular site surrounded by moats.
Savings Banks Museum (9 Miles)*
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (13 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.
Castle Douglas Art Gallery (15 Miles)*
Castle Douglas Art Gallery first opened in 1938 having been gifted to the town by Mrs Ethel Bristowe and now forms an excellent venue for an annual programme of temporary exhibitions running from Easter to Christmas.
Drumlanrig Castle Gardens and Country Estate (16 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
Threave Castle (16 Miles)*
Threave Castle is a massive tower built in the late 14th century by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
Threave (16 Miles)*
Threave Garden has something to offer in all seasons. At 64 acres, it is best known for its spectacular springtime display of daffodils, but herbaceous beds are colourful in summer and the trees and heather garden are striking in autumn.
The World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop Attractions (21 Miles)*
When people hear the name Gretna Green their thoughts often step back in time to the history of runaway marriages. The Old Blacksmith's Shop is at the heart of this fascinating tradition.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Ferintosh Guest House

This is a list of the towns near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all towns near this bed and breakfast.
Kingholm Quay (1 Mile)*
Dumfries (2 Miles)*
Dumfries is the centre of the present day Dumfries and Galloway region and it has Neolithic and Roman origins, lying close to the English border; the history of Dumfriesshire was often bloody and turbulent.
Torthorwald (3 Miles)*
Lochfoot (6 Miles)*
New Abbey (6 Miles)*
Nithsdale (6 Miles)*
Lochmaben (7 Miles)*
Lochmaben is a Royal Burgh, a small town in the Southwest of Scotland just 8 miles from Dumfries and 4 miles from Lockerbie.
Hightae (7 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.
Dunscore (8 Miles)*
Applegarth Town (9 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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