One of the regions biggest tourist attractions ‘Threave Castle’ a  forbidding island fortress on River Dee, near Castle Douglas re-opens to the public today July 25th, after being closed since being hit by devastating floods in January. Also since then while the Castle was so quiet without visitors a pair of peregrine falcons set up home in the 30 metre high former home of Archibald the Grim which was built in 1369 as a stronghold for the Black Douglases.

 The 14th century fortress, which is only accessible by boat, which you need to a ring a bell for is stated to re-open on the Historic Scotland Website today , full info on this link https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/threave-castle/ .


Team DGWGO Visited the Castle and here is our wee review https://www.dgwgo.com/out-and-about-in-dg/a-walk-around-threave-castleout-and-about-in-dumfries-and-galloway/



Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £4.50
Child aged 5–15: £2.70
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £3.60

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 60+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.


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