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Attractions near Dabbins 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.
Caerlaverock Castle (2 Miles)*
One of the finest castles in Scotland, Caerlaverock Castle is on a triangular site surrounded by moats.
Savings Banks Museum (3 Miles)*
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
New Abbey Corn Mill (6 Miles)*
New Abbey Corn Mill is a well-kept secret in the village of New Abbey, five miles south of Dumfries.
Burns House (7 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.
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace (9 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 (16 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.
Castle Douglas Art Gallery (18 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.
Senhouse Roman Museum (18 Miles)*
The Senhouse Roman Museum contains sculpture and inscriptions from the Roman Fort at Maryport, (Alauna), which lies next to the museum.
Threave (19 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.
Threave Castle (19 Miles)*
Threave Castle is a massive tower built in the late 14th century by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Dabbins Cottage
New Abbey (5 Miles)*
Dumfries (6 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.
Kingholm Quay (6 Miles)*
Torthorwald (6 Miles)*
Kirkbean (7 Miles)*
Hightae (7 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.
Annan (8 Miles)*
Lochmaben (9 Miles)*
Lochmaben is a Royal Burgh, a small town in the Southwest of Scotland just 8 miles from Dumfries and 4 miles from Lockerbie.
Silloth-on-Solway (9 Miles)*
Nestling on the shores of the Solway Firth is the charming Victorian planned town of Silloth-on-Solway. Silloth owes its name to the monks of Holme Cultram Abbey.
Ecclefechan (9 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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