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Cardoness Castle

A well-preserved six storey tower house of the McCulloch dating back to the 15th century.

Cardoness Castle

A well-preserved six storey tower house of the McCullochs dating back to the 15th century. Its battlements command excellent views over Fleet Bay.

Highlights

  • The tower house – a well-preserved example of a 15th-century Scottish nobleman’s residence.
  • The hall in the tower – with fine architectural features, including the splendid fireplace and wall-cupboard where the family’s best silverware was displayed.
  • The views from the battlements – looking south over the Water of Fleet to the Solway Firth beyond.
Green Tourism Award - Silver

Location

Region – Dumfries and Galloway
Postcode: DG7 2EH

Opening arrangements

Summer Only
1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

Admission prices

Summer
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

Events at Cardoness Castle

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5 September 2015

Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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The Other Mary Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Jack Vettriano Exhibition

Duff House

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Wandering Home - an exhibition by Thomas Joshua Cooper

Glasgow Cathedral

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Highlanders in Revolt!

Urquhart Castle

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