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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Castle Douglas

Castle Douglas lies on the south bank of the Douglas Water. Some parts of the village date back over a thousand years. The village is home to the castle remains, churches, a heritage museum and a good collection of monuments and statues. Places to Visit in or near Castle Douglas Broughton House & Garden and Threave Estate are listed below.
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8.8 miles from centre of Castle Douglas
Explore the Stunning Gardens of Broughton House Broughton House and its gardens is a curious but appealing mix of Japanese and Scottish styles, set out in the early 1900s by artist E.A. Hornel. The sunken courtyard with its Japanese cherries and low level planting leads to a Japanese-inspired cottage garden. The garden also features a rose parterre, glasshouse, herbaceous borders and box hedges are well laid out to give the illusion of space. A huge rainwater tank feeds the lily poo...
1.4 miles from centre of Castle Douglas
Explore one of the Finest Gardens in Scotland Threave´s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust For Scotlands´s School of Practical Gardening. The gardens are constantly evolving to suit the needs of the school but they´re open all year giving interest from season to season. In spring, however, the gardens are carpeted with over 200 varieties of daffodil complementing the spring flowering shrubs and trees. Later, you can admire succulent ...
8.8 miles from centre of Castle Douglas
Explore the Artist's Haven of Broughton House A visit to 18th century Broughton House offers an intimate insight into the former home of Glasgow Boy E A Hornel. His home is full with wonderful works that he and the other Glasgow Boys created. Plus pottery, sculpture, bronzes and period furniture and the whole house has been carefully maintained to give a real feel of what a successful artist's home was like in the early 20th century. Don't miss Hornel's library – it has well over 15,...
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