Attractions near Cowar Cottage

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.
Castle Douglas Art Gallery (5 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 (7 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.
New Abbey Corn Mill (7 Miles)*
New Abbey Corn Mill is a well-kept secret in the village of New Abbey, five miles south of Dumfries.
Threave Castle (7 Miles)*
Threave Castle is a massive tower built in the late 14th century by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
Burns House (10 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.
Caerlaverock Castle (11 Miles)*
One of the finest castles in Scotland, Caerlaverock Castle is on a triangular site surrounded by moats.
The Stewartry Museum (13 Miles)*
The Stewartry Museum was founded in 1879, and first occupied part of Kirkcudbright Town Hall. As the collections grew, the present purpose-built museum was opened in 1893.
MacLellan's Castle (13 Miles)*
MacLellan's Castle is a castellated town house, which was built in the 1750s.
Broughton House (13 Miles)*
An 18th-century house of the Murrays of Broughton and Cally, which was bought by E A Hornel, the renowned artist and member of the 'The Glasgow Boys'.
The Tolbooth Art Centre (13 Miles)*
This award-winning Art Centre presents visitors with the story of the Kirkcudbright "art colony" through an audio-visual show and through the permanent display of some of the best Kirkcudbright paintings in the Museum Service collection.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Cowar Cottage
Crocketford (4 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...
Lochfoot (5 Miles)*
Castle Douglas (6 Miles)*
Castle Douglas is an important town in Dumfries and Galloway set beside the Carlingwark Loch.
Kippford (6 Miles)*
New Abbey (7 Miles)*
Crossmichael (7 Miles)*
Corsock (8 Miles)*
Kirkbean (8 Miles)*
Kingholm Quay (9 Miles)*
Dunscore (11 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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