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Guidebook for Adorable Spacious Sandstone House

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Guidebook for Adorable Spacious Sandstone House

Parks, Beaches and Hills.
Dumfries has lots of lovely outdoor attractions.
There are lots of things to do here including Putting, Trampolines and nice walks along the river
Dock Park
There are lots of things to do here including Putting, Trampolines and nice walks along the river
Sandyhills Beach
Southerness
Beautiful walks from here through to Kipford
Rockcliffe
Beautiful walks from here through to Kipford
Lovely botanical Garden
Port Logan
Lovely botanical Garden
570 m high. It is the eighth most prominent hill in southern Scotland
Criffel
570 m high. It is the eighth most prominent hill in southern Scotland
Slightly neglected but never the less a lovely little oasis.
Castledykes Park
Slightly neglected but never the less a lovely little oasis.
Arts & Culture
Situated in the grave yard of St Michael's Church
Burns Mausoleum
Situated in the grave yard of St Michael's Church
Robert Burns House
The site is used in Outlander and has a great outdoor play area as well as the castle.
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Drumlanrig Castle
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The site is used in Outlander and has a great outdoor play area as well as the castle.
Museum and Camera Obscura. It is the largest museum in the area with extensive collections relating to local and history from the pre historic era.
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Dumfries Museum
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Museum and Camera Obscura. It is the largest museum in the area with extensive collections relating to local and history from the pre historic era.
Art space exhibiting Scottish paintings
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Gracefield Arts Centre
28 Edinburgh Rd
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Art space exhibiting Scottish paintings
This is a volunteer-operated aviation museum located in and around the world War 11-era watch tower at the former RAF Dumfries, located two miles north east of the centre of Dumfries.
Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum
This is a volunteer-operated aviation museum located in and around the world War 11-era watch tower at the former RAF Dumfries, located two miles north east of the centre of Dumfries.
Nearest Church of Scotland to the property
St Michael’s and South Parish Church
87 St Michael St
Nearest Church of Scotland to the property
Recently opened this is the birthplace of the magical Peter Pan character. It fantastic interactive museum with a beautiful cafe and ground. I would allow at least 2 hours for your visit.
Moat Brae National Centre for Children's Literature
Recently opened this is the birthplace of the magical Peter Pan character. It fantastic interactive museum with a beautiful cafe and ground. I would allow at least 2 hours for your visit.
Entertainment & Activities
Loads of activities for children
Dalscone Farm Fun
Loads of activities for children
Loads of activities for children and also lovely cafe
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Cream o' Galloway
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Loads of activities for children and also lovely cafe
Lots to do for children and the child at heart adult. Also has a petting farm and nice cafe
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Mabie Farm Park
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Lots to do for children and the child at heart adult. Also has a petting farm and nice cafe
Essentials
Large supermarket and petrol station
Morrisons
1 Leafield Rd
Large supermarket and petrol station
Supermarket
Lidl
Supermarket
Post office and general store
St Michael Street Post Office
54 St Michael St
Post office and general store
Sightseeing
Beautiful castle and grounds
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Caerlaverock Castle
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Beautiful castle and grounds
1367 tower reachable by ferry boat
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Threave Castle
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1367 tower reachable by ferry boat
In the village of new Abbey this was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1275.
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Sweetheart Abbey
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In the village of new Abbey this was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1275.
Food Scene
Lovely views of the Solway
Lovely home to continental cuisine and themed nights.
Casa Mia Dumfries
53 Nunholm Rd
Lovely home to continental cuisine and themed nights.
Family run Italian restaurant with cosy warm-toned dining room for seafood pasta, stone-baked pizzas and steak.
Bruno's Italian Restaurant
3 Balmoral Rd
Family run Italian restaurant with cosy warm-toned dining room for seafood pasta, stone-baked pizzas and steak.
Late night food and breakfast
La Dolce Vita
94 Irish St
Late night food and breakfast
Set in the grounds of the Crichton, with outside seating in summer.
Easterbrook Bistro, Bar & Spa
Set in the grounds of the Crichton, with outside seating in summer.
Longstanding Mediterranean restaurant
Pizzeria Il Fiume
Longstanding Mediterranean restaurant
Wide selection of food and great for groups. Very close to the property.
Crumb
53 St Michael St
Wide selection of food and great for groups. Very close to the property.
Open during the day serving a wide selection of light meals and snack. Situated in the top floor of the oldest privately owned department store in Dumfries
Barbour & Sons Ltd
24 Buccleuch St
Open during the day serving a wide selection of light meals and snack. Situated in the top floor of the oldest privately owned department store in Dumfries
Outdoor seating, cosy and casual in a beautiful setting beside the river Nith
The Swan
Outdoor seating, cosy and casual in a beautiful setting beside the river Nith
Pub and restaurant
The Jolly Harvester
Pub and restaurant
This is about 10 minutes drive from the house and would cost about £10 to travel by taxi. Fabulous location and food.
Mabie House Hotel
This is about 10 minutes drive from the house and would cost about £10 to travel by taxi. Fabulous location and food.
Beautiful cafe, just on the outskirts of the town. Ideal place to have lunch then a nice walk to Caerlaverock Castle through the wetland.
The Boathouse Restaurant & Shop
Beautiful cafe, just on the outskirts of the town. Ideal place to have lunch then a nice walk to Caerlaverock Castle through the wetland.
Newly opened with lovely views of the waterfall at the nith.
The Bank Bar and Tapas
68 White Sands
Newly opened with lovely views of the waterfall at the nith.
Drinks & Nightlife
Sizeable pub with all day menu and real ale
The Robert the Bruce
81-83 Buccleuch St
Sizeable pub with all day menu and real ale
Nice pub with a pool table, darts and friendly staff
Greens Sports Bar
59 St Michael St
Nice pub with a pool table, darts and friendly staff
Wonderful wee pub right on the edge of the Dock Park with good beer and bands.
The Riverside Bar
Wonderful wee pub right on the edge of the Dock Park with good beer and bands.
Games bar, cosy and casual.
The Ship Inn
Games bar, cosy and casual.