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.

  • The Finches,Sanquhar, sleeps 6

    Tucked away within the historic village of Sanquhar this delightful detached sandstone conversion sits in a beautiful lawned and landscaped garden surrounded by trees. This haven of peace and tranquillity ...
    • Sleeps: 6
  • Goldpan Cottage,Wanlockhead, nr. Sanquhar, sleeps 4

    A delightful 18th century holiday cottage, full of character and charm, with an open fireplace and beamed ceilings. Set in the village of Wanlockhead, high in the Lowther Hills, Goldpan Cottage is centrall...
    • Sleeps: 4
  • Cogsfoot Cottage,nr. Sanquhar, sleeps 6

    This detached cottage nestles at the foot of the Lowther Hills surrounded by breathtaking scenery and open countryside. Renovated to a good standard with a children’s play park, the property provides...
    • Sleeps: 6
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