Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Castle Douglas

The area's history and temples are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to 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.


Sightseeing in and around Castle Douglas

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

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Castle Douglas

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Castle Douglas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 439 holiday lettings around Castle Douglas. From 33 houses to 356 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Castle Douglas? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Castle Douglas. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Galloway Forest Park: 245 holiday lettings
  • Threave Garden: 319 holiday lettings
  • Mill on the Fleet: 334 holiday lettings
  • Kippford Beach: 325 holiday lettings
  • Lock Ken: 351 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Castle Douglas?

Yes, of course. offers 33 Houses in Castle Douglas. Our other popular types of Castle Douglas holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 356 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 356 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Castle Douglas?

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