Welcome to Castle Douglas Scotland
Douglas lies in the south of Scotland in Dumfries and Galloway, in the
eastern part of Galloway known as the Stewartry. Castle Douglas lies just
off the main A75 road from Dumfries to Stranraer at the north end of the
pretty Carlingwark Loch.
The town is commonly used by tourists as a base for exploring the rest
of the area.
The main shopping street in Castle Douglas is King Street. It has a wide
range of shops, including many shops not often found on many town high
streets. Castle Douglas has two supermarkets (Cooperative and Tesco) and
a Spar convenience store. Also on King Street are Italian, Chinese and
Indian restaurants as well as pubs and hotels serving meals and several
Parking in the town is free. There is a large car park at Market Hill
at the top of the town next to the Tourist Information Centre. There is
also free parking on many of the side streets that lead away from the
As a Regional Market Town, Castle Douglas accommodates Wallet's Mart,
a livestock market visited by HM the Queen in July 2010.
There are several churches in Castle Douglas, the largest being the Parish
Church, St. Ninian's on Queen Street.
There is a library which hosts art displays, swimming pool and bus hub
in Market Street. The library offers a range of services including internet
access; the swimming pool has a fitness suite attached; the bus hub provides
services throughout Dumfries and Galloway, and onward through Scotland
Accommodation in and around Castle Douglas
Price Guide - per person based on sharing room:
under $40 - $41
- 70 - more than