Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Castle Douglas

The area's history and temples are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Castle Douglas. Renowned for its island views, gardens and rowing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Castle Douglas

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Castle Douglas a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castle Douglas

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Castle Douglas is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Threave Garden (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Kippford Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Lock Ken (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Rockcliffe Beach (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sandyhills Beach (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Castle Douglas

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), located 47.6 mi (76.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Castle Douglas?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 432 vacation rentals near Castle Douglas. From 237 Houses to 33 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Castle Douglas for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Castle Douglas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Castle Douglas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kippford Beach: 346 vacation rentals
  • Galloway Forest Park: 251 vacation rentals
  • Threave Castle: 336 vacation rentals
  • Lock Ken: 352 vacation rentals
  • Threave Garden: 331 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castle Douglas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Castle Douglas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 237 Houses in Castle Douglas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Castle Douglas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 rentals available
  • Cabins: 143 rentals available
  • Cottages: 143 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Castle Douglas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Castle Douglas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.