Take a stunning chauffer driven guided tour through Upper Nithsdale with its fascinating history, nature and culture.
This castle on the edge of Sanquhar is where James VI is believed to have stayed when he visited Sanquhar in 1617. Sadly the castle lays in ruin and is closed to visitors
SANQUHAR POST OFFICE
Officially the oldest post office in the world! having first opened its doors in 1712. This this is where you can post your souvenir cards from, knowing that they have been sent from a very special place.
SANQUHAR TOLLBOOTH MUSEUM
Discover the story of Sanquhar’s mines, explore the town’s world famous knitting tradition and find out what it was like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail!
LEADHILLS NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY
A short drive from the M74 is Leadhills, home to Britain’s highest narrow gauge railway. Trains run mainly on weekends in the summer, with seasonal special events.
MUSEUM OF LEAD MINING
Scotland’s highest village, Wanlockhead, boasts a fascinating museum where you can experience the thrill of going underground in this 18th century lead mine.
A spectacular drive through the Lowther Hills alongside a stream that’s famed for the Scottish gold regularly found within it!
SAINT CONAL’S CHURCH
One of the oldest church sites in southern Scotland, archaeological remains date to the 9th century and the present foundations date back to the 12th and 13th centuries.
A spectacular cosmic land art attraction, designed by world renowned artist Charles Jencks to represent the theories of the universe. Crawick Multiverse has converted an open cast mine site into an inspirational art work, exploring issues relating to space, cosmology and creativity.
The Crawick Pass is the shortest and most northerly of the three passes and carries the B740 from Crawick to Crawfordjohn and is renowned for its beautiful scenery.