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Things to do in Castle Douglas

Listed below are all the things to do in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway that we offer through GoBananas. We can reserve and book more than 250 different and exciting activities and experiences. Everything within 25 miles of Castle Douglas is displayed by activity type below. Choosing stuff to do in Castle Douglas has never been so easy!

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Castle Douglas in Dumfries is located in the south of Scotland. One of the most noticeable landmarks for Castle Douglas is the nearby Threave Castle, which is the family castle of the Black Douglas line of the house of Douglas.

There is the Threave Gardens as well. These gardens are a National Trust for Scotland property.

Castle Douglas also has the Castle Douglas Art Gallery. The gallery is a takeoff of the Stewartry Museum at Kirkcudbright.

Getting there

Can you tell me how to get how to get to Castle Douglas? There is no train station in Castle Douglas getting to Castle Douglas directly by train is not possible. You can get to Castle Douglass by bus and car or you can do a combination of train and bus.

What sports and activities are popular here?

Galloway Activity Centre offers those visiting Castle Douglas a number of great activities that they can participate in. They have sailing, wind surfing, power boating, kayaking, canoeing, outdoor laser quest, archery, mountain biking, climbing, and much more.

You can rent bikes including a tow trailer. Other things you can get are sail boats, wind surf boards, kayaks, canoes, fishing boat, and row boat.

Mossyard beach is also located in Castle Douglas. Make sure you take the 300m path rather than the path to the very small beach from the car parking. You won’t regret it.


Some complain about the nightlife in Castle Douglas, but it probably has the best nightlife in the area. There are many pubs located along the main streets of Castle Douglas.

Whether you are planning your holiday in Castle Douglas to visit the castle and the garden or you are visiting to experience all the wonderful outdoor activities. You are sure to have fun here on your next holiday.

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