Threave Castle

Historic Scotland

Pic of Castle

This massive tower, situated on an island in the River Dee, was built by Archibald the Grim in the late 14th Century and was later the stronghold of the Black Douglases. Ring the bell and the custodian will come to ferry you over the river, toilets, shop and picnic area. ¾ of a mile walk from car park to ferry, 3 miles West of Castle Douglas on A75


April to September:

9:30am-6:30pm Monday to Saturday, 2pm-6:30pm Sunday


Adult: £1.80, Child:75p, Concession: £1.30

Threave Castle, nr Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire DG6.

Tel: (0131) 688 8800