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The top 31 attractions in Dumfries

Castles in Dumfries
Caerlaverock Castle
Dumfries is a town and a royal burgh situated in the unitary board of Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, UK. It is situated near t
Abbeys in Dumfries
Sweetheart Abbey
Never an abbey in the world could have a foundation based on love between a woman and her husband, that the name of this instituti
Villages in Dumfries
Native people have enjoyed the beauty of Rockcliffepor scenery years and walkers can find them on the path to Castle Point and San
Villages in Dumfries
New Abbey
In the Scottish Borders in the south-west, about 13 km from the town of Dumfries, this town is apparently lost in the middle of no
Churches in Dumfries
Collegiate Church of Lincluden
Lincluden collegiate church displays the ruins of what once was the priory and Lincluden Abbey, founded in the year 1174 and aband
Castles in Dumfries
Loch Castle
It's clear that the existence of Lochmaben Castle, on the banks of this unknown lake, has been a definite factor in the lake's nam
Castles in Dumfries
Lochmaben Castle
The ruins of Lochmaben Castle are by the lake in Castle Lochmaben village. Apparently it is under protection of the Scottish, but
Museums in Dumfries
National Museum of Costume
This museum is in Dumfries. The main attractions are to discover the social functions and the collections of clothes in a cottage
Tourist Information in Dumfries
Dumfries Tourist Information Centre
Since we are in such a big place so rich with places to visit, it seems logical to organize a visit to the tourist information cen
Cities in Dumfries
Declared a Royal Burgh in the Middle Ages, Dumfries was a major trading center because of its closeness to both the English border
Statues in Dumfries
Robert Burns Statue
I've often mentioned Robert Burns in my minube articles. He's a literary genius and one of the key figures in terms of the Scottis
Historical Monuments in Dumfries
The Midsteeple
This is the exact center point of Dumfries, visible from many parts of the city. The history of this unique building is rather int
Of Touristic Interest in Dumfries
Dumfries Suspension Bridge
There are many bridges in Dumfries, because the river literally splits the city in two. This is one of the most famous, a suspensi
Historical Monuments in Dumfries
Dumfries Sheriff Court
The Sheriff's Court in Scotland is always something serious, as the Sheriff is the supreme justice of a city or region. Generally,
Of Cultural Interest in Dumfries
Robert Burns Centre
With that name, you might be expecting an official museum, with perhaps some of Burns' original works and posessions ... but in fa
Cemeteries in Dumfries
Robert Burns Mausoleum
This is one of the highlights of any trip to Dumfries: the tomb of the genius poet Robert Burns, known as the Bard of Scotland and
Statues in Dumfries
Statue of Jean Armour
The name Jane Armour may not ring a bell for you, but it it is said that behind every great man is a great woman, and this is a tr
Museums in Dumfries
Robert Burns House
In 1793, Robert Burns moved with his family to this house, where he would die just three years later. His wife, Jane Armour (known
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