Out and About Sight Seeing

PLEASE NOTE Opening times change regularly. Please check websites before travelling.

During the current Covid 19 pandemic pre-booking may be required or the attraction may have decided to close. Information is changing regularly so please check the various websites for the most recent advice.

Drumlanrig Castle-

An historic castle set in beautiful grounds with formal gardens, mountain bike trails and walks. Café and shops. Well worth a visit. Approximately 6 miles from Tynron. Please see their website for current opening times. 

Wanlockhead- www.leadminingmuseum.co.uk

The Museum of Lead Mining at Wanlockhead is a 4 Star visitor attraction. The village of Wanlockhead is the highest village in Scotland at 461 metres above sea level. Approximately 20 miles from Tynron.

Ellisland Farmwww.ellislandfarm.co.uk

A popular visitor attraction and museum set on the farm where Robert Burns lived, farmed and wrote some of his famous poems. Approximately 13 miles from Tynron.

Morton Castle                                                       

The ruin of a 13th Century Hall house overlooking the loch, which was a stronghold of the Doulgases. About 8.5 mils from Tynron.

Robert Burns in Dumfries Robert Burns Centre, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW. Tel: 01387 253374

The Robert Burns Centre is located in the 18th century watermill on the bank of the Rive Nith. The centre tells the story of the last years of Burns’ life, which were spent in Dumfries. The exhibition includes items of the poet’s personal possessions and original manuscripts.

Caerlaverock Castle http://www.caerlaverockestate.co.uk/caerlaverock-castle.php

Well worth a visit. A very unusual castle in a lovely setting. There is a great tea room too!

Dumfries House https://dumfries-house.org.uk

A beautiful stately home set in 2000 acres it houses an amazing collection of furniture. Tours daily, tickets must be purchased in advance.


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