Sanquhar is a historic market town that dates back to the 9th century in the Nith Valley in Dumfries and Galloway located towards south of Scotland, on the River Nith.
Local Sights & Activities for Sanquhar
The ruins of the 15th century Sanquhar Castle sit on the south-side of the town. some of other attractions include the Sanquhar Tollbooth Museum that is housed in a pretty Georgian town house with a square clock tower and octagonal cupola. The visitors are offered audio tours that tell the stories of the coal-mining and traditional Sanquhar Knitting that dates back to the 19th century. Open: April to September: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, 2pm-5pm Sunday; Admission Free ; Tel : 01659 50186
It has a beautiful 9-hole upland golf course with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, which attracts many golfers from all over.