Broughton House was the home and studio of E A Hornel, one of the famous early 20th-century ‘Glasgow Boys’. The house today is a beautiful living museum dedicated to Hornel’s life and Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Dumfries and Galloway
Heading to Dumfries and Galloway and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Dumfries and Galloway coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Mill on the Fleet, a visitor and exhibition centre with a full exhibition programme of temporary exhibitions running through the season. The main exhibition floor holds displays on the history Read more [...]
There has been a lifeboat in this area since 1862 and Kirkudbright lifeboat station has a single inshore lifeboat. Station is open in the mornings.
Stranraer lifeboat station was established in 1974 and has an imnshore lifeboat. Station only open by appointment, no shop.
Portpatrick lifeboat station was established in 1877 and now operates an all weather lifeboat. Station is open daily.
Cardoness Castle is a 15th Century tower house just south-west of Gatehouse of Fleet. It was originally owned by the MacCulloch family of Galloway also known as the MacCullochs of Read more [...]
The Castle of St John is an early 16th-century L-plan tower house, built by the Adairs of Kilhilt around 1510. Over the centuries it has been used as a home, a Read more [...]