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Scottish Borders Dumfries-and-Galloway

Clan Armstrong Trust Museum

Description: The Trust holds the world’s largest collection of Armstrong records and has genealogical records and the facilities for historical research. Ownership: Clan Armstrong Trust Situation – OS ref: NT 365845 How to get there: By car: In the town of Langholm, midway between Hawick and Langholm. In Lodge Walk, Castleholm off the main A7 road. By public transport: Regular bus s...
Type: Family-History-Research

Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Description: One of the finest privately-owned collections of gemstones, minerals, crystals and art items made from them in the country. Erupting volcano and crystal cave Ownership: Private Situation – OS ref: How to get there: By car: Just off the main A75 Dumfries to Stranraer Road in the village of Creetown. Signposted in the village By public transport: Regular public tra...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Dumfries-and-Galloway, Scottish Borders

Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial, Langholm

Description: This memorial, in the form of an open book, stands on a hill above Langholm, and was created by Jake Harvey R.S.A in the early 1980's from corten steel and bronze. Jake Harvey Ownership: Situation – OS ref: NT 382857 How to get there: By car: From the A7 just North of Langholm, turn left along the minor road to Newcastleton. About 2 miles. Signposted. By public...
Type: Visitor-Attractions

Scottish Borders Dumfries-and-Galloway