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Things to do in Lochmaben, Dumfries and Galloway


Lochmaben is a Royal Burgh, a small town in the Southwest of Scotland, just 8 miles from Dumfries and 4 miles from Lockerbie. Conveniently situated near the M 74 and has a good rail network from Lockerbie and Dumfries.

Lochmaben offers plenty of wildlife, fishing, walking and sailing. There are 3 lochs in the town all within walking distance of each other. The largest being Castle Loch, which holds not only 3 Scottish Records for specimen fish, but also an abundance of wildlife. Apart from Castle Loch the other two lochs are free to fish, and there are very large pike as well as coarse fish.

The 3 lochs attract many visitors interested in the wildlife, and the birds who migrate here for the winter.

There is an excellent 18 hole golf course, and visitors are welcome. There is also a bowling club, tennis club, and sailing club.

Description by Suzanne Storm

Lochmaben has strong connections with Robert the Bruce, and his statue is in the town centre. The ruins of Lochmaben Castle on the outskirts of the town are well worth a visit.

There are many scenic walks around the area, and various quiet minor roads to be enjoyed by cyclists. Lochmaben also boasts its own Pipe Band.

There are Hotels and B & B's in and around the area, as well as a caravan site.

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Images of Lochmaben


Mill Loch © Jane Marsden
Kirk Loch © Jane Marsden
Kirk Loch © Jane Marsden
Memorial © Jane Marsden
Castle Loch © Jane Marsden



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