Attractions near The Old School & Old Schoolhouse

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Burns House (5 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.
New Abbey Corn Mill (9 Miles)*
New Abbey Corn Mill is a well-kept secret in the village of New Abbey, five miles south of Dumfries.
Drumlanrig Castle Gardens and Country Estate (12 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
Caerlaverock Castle (12 Miles)*
One of the finest castles in Scotland, Caerlaverock Castle is on a triangular site surrounded by moats.
Castle Douglas Art Gallery (13 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.
Threave Castle (14 Miles)*
Threave Castle is a massive tower built in the late 14th century by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
Savings Banks Museum (14 Miles)*
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
Threave (15 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.
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.
Hidden Treasures Museum of Lead Mining (20 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.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near The Old School & Old Schoolhouse
Nithsdale (2 Miles)*
Dunscore (3 Miles)*
Lochfoot (5 Miles)*
Kingholm Quay (6 Miles)*
Crocketford (6 Miles)*
Crocketford, once known as 'Nine Mile Bar', lies mid way between Dumfries and Castle Douglas. Its history goes back many years but it did not really exist as a village before the arrival of the strange sect in 1787...
Dumfries (7 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 (8 Miles)*
Moniaive (9 Miles)*
New Abbey (9 Miles)*
Corsock (9 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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