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Attractions near Sanquhar
Hidden Treasures Museum of Lead Mining (6 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.
Drumlanrig Castle Gardens and Country Estate (8 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
New Lanark World Heritage Site (21 Miles)*
Over 200 years ago the beautiful sandstone cotton mills of New Lanark were founded in a dramatic gorge in Southern Scotland. Soon the village became known all over the world because of the work of mill owner and social pioneer Robert Owen.
Craignethan Castle (21 Miles)*
Craignethan Castle is in a very picturesque setting overlooking the River Nethan.
Lanark Museum (21 Miles)*
The Royal Burgh of Lanark Museum, situated near the centre of this busy market town, was established in 1990 and houses a collection of items which are used to illustrate the ancient and varied history of the town.
Moat Park Heritage Centre (23 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.
Greenhill Covenanters House (23 Miles)*
Greenhill is a place where time has been made to stand still taking us back from the time when King James VI travelled south of the border to his new kingdom to the time over a century later when the two kingdoms were united.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Sanquhar
Durisdeer (8 Miles)*
Crawfordjohn (10 Miles)*
New Cumnock (10 Miles)*
The small town of New Cumnock sits on the A76 main road between Dumfries and Kilmarnock with the connecting B741 road going west to Dalmellington and Loch Doon.
Abington (12 Miles)*
Moniaive (12 Miles)*
Crawford (12 Miles)*
Douglas (13 Miles)*
The village of Douglas, in Central Scotland, is located in the Clyde Valley, close to the M74 motorway. It is 33 miles southeast of Glasgow.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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