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Attractions near Bonshawbrae

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.
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (3 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.
The World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop Attractions (6 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.
Savings Banks Museum (8 Miles)*
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
Caerlaverock Castle (13 Miles)*
One of the finest castles in Scotland, Caerlaverock Castle is on a triangular site surrounded by moats.
Carlisle Castle (14 Miles)*
Standing on the site of a Roman fort, Carlisle Castle is one of Cumbria's best loved landmarks. The sturdy walls of this well-maintained fortress have dominated Carlisle for the last 900 years.

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery (14 Miles)*
Our combination of permanent displays (many of them enjoyably interactive and 'hands on'), changing exhibitions and exciting events and workshops makes Tullie House a thriving centre of activity.
Carlisle Cathedral (14 Miles)*
The Cathedral, founded in 1122 and battered by centuries of border warfare, was built for the glory of God, and services have been said and sung daily in it for nearly 900 years.
Burns House (16 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.
Carlisle Race Course (16 Miles)*
Carlisle Racecourse is situated at Blackwell on the outskirts of the historic border city of Carlisle. Set in open countryside, the undulating course provides high quality racing every month of the year.
New Abbey Corn Mill (17 Miles)*
New Abbey Corn Mill is a well-kept secret in the village of New Abbey, five miles south of Dumfries.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Bonshawbrae
Ecclefechan (3 Miles)*
Annan (4 Miles)*
Gretna (6 Miles)*
The Dumfries and Galloway village of Gretna and its better-known neighbour, Gretna Green, are right on the border between Scotland and England.
Port Carlisle (7 Miles)*
Port Carlisle, very near the beginning (or end!) of the Hadrian's Wall Walk is a lovely little hamlet in its own right. It is an ideal place to stay for a few days to enjoy the local bird life which can be seen in abundance.
Hightae (9 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.
Canonbie (10 Miles)*
Applegarth Town (10 Miles)*
Burgh by Sands (10 Miles)*
Fingland (11 Miles)*
Lochmaben (11 Miles)*
Lochmaben is a Royal Burgh, a small town in the Southwest of Scotland just 8 miles from Dumfries and 4 miles from Lockerbie.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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