With its moat, twin-towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold
On an island in the River Dee stands Threave Castle, a massive 14the century tower
Thomas Carlyle was born here in 1795, and went on to become a great writer and historian, as well as one of the leading voices on 19th-century morals and social equality.
Light, airy and always full of different art pieces, its the best place to browse while on holiday. The sheer range of works on display is staggering for such a small location.
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Blairquhan is one of the finest Regency castles in Scotland
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.
Carlyle was a great writer and historian and one of the most powerful influences on 19th century British thought.
The art gallery, adjacent to Castle Douglas library, has a varied programme of temporary exhibitions, predominantly featuring the work of local art and craft groups.
With new display boards and exhibits, the Clan Armstrong Trust museum is the world's best and biggest Armstrong museum.
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