Abbeys Castles Houses and Gardens
Steeped in History, Dundrennan Abbey; with its connection to Mary Queen of Scots (shared with Hazlefield House) is 2 miles away. There are many Castles and Abbeys for the visitor to explore. Visit Threave Castle, home of the Black Douglasses, at Castle Douglas; the McLellans Castle at Kirkcudbright or discover the romantic story behind the name of Sweetheart Abbey at New Abbey.
Warmed by the Gulf Stream, the area enjoys a mild climate and has all year round attractions. There are over 30 Gardens to visit including Threave Gardens Scotlands school for gardeners showcase, 10 miles away. Broughton House Garden, Logan Botanic Garden, and Glenwhan are open to visitors.