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Gatehouse Of Fleet

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County - Dumfries and Galloway | Map
Tel code: 01556 | code search
Postcode: DG16 | code search
Population: 1400
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Birthplace of:
Hamish MacInnes
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Folk Customs:
Burns Night

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Auchenlarie Holiday Park
"there is a big tesco in castle douglas about 14 miles away. we had a great time. it is always advisable to take stock with you if you need it ..." More

Auchenlarie Holiday Park
"Loveley caravan overlooking the sea. caravan clean and tidy but only had a small fridge and freezer. The major problem we found was that the supermarket was not well stocked ..." More

Auchenlarie Holiday Park
"fantastic is the only words to describe this holiday park Went with kirsty my long suffering partner and our two and a bit son plus our wee westie harribo.Staff very helpful ..." More

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Gatehouse-of-Fleet is a tranquil village in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, situated 6 miles north-west of Kirkcudbright at the mouth of the Water-of-Fleet. The village owes it existence to the military road built by James VI, a ‘gait-house’ or inn was built c1610 to serve travellers using the route and by 1700 it was established as a cattle market. In 1760 the village was founded as an estate village which then developed into a thriving industrial centre during the 19th century. Gatehouse-of-Fleet is a popular tourist resort with shops, hotels, inns and places to eat. Historically interesting features include The Clock Tower dating from 1871, the ruins of Anworth Church complete with covenanters graves and the Murray Arms Hotel built in 1766 thought to be where Robert Burns penned ‘A Scots Wha Hae’ in 1793. The Mill on the Fleet was built in1785, once used for cotton spinning and weaving mill it is now an award winning visitor centre with café and picnic grounds and The Cream o’ Galloway is an organic farm producing famous ice-cream, offering ‘The Ice cream experience’ with tours, a play area and nature trials. Activities include golf, mountain-biking and fishing and sailing at the old harbour. Other attractions nearby include the well-preserved ruins of Cardoness Castle, a 15th century fortified tower-house.

Camping

Anwoth Caravan Site
Auchenlarie Holiday Park
Mossyard Caravan & Camping Park

Caravan Park

Anwoth Caravan Site
Auchenlarie Holiday Park
Mossyard Caravan & Camping Park
Sandgreen Caravan Park

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Gatehouse

Holiday Park

Auchenlarie Holiday Park

Inn

The Ship Inn

Pub and Bar

Masonic Arms

School

Gatehouse Primary School

Shops

Galloway Country Style
The Giftie Gie Us
Galloway Lodge
Anwoth Books

Activities

Fradam Fishery(Fishing)
Kirkclaugh Equestrian & Livery(Riding)

Places to Stay near Gatehouse Of Fleet

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The Ship Inn (0.12 miles)

The Ship Inn

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The Ship Inn has been a hostelry since 1794 when ships moored in the bay to bring in daily essentials.The present day Inn has been recently re-furbished to create a ... More

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Bank Of Fleet Hotel (0.20 miles)

Bank Of Fleet Hotel
Resting in the heart of the picturesque and historic town of Gatehouse of Fleet, the Bank of Fleet is a small, family run hotel renowned for excellent food and a friendly atmosphere. Situated in the ... More | visit website
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Murray Arms Hotel (0.28 miles)

Murray Arms Hotel
Welcome to the Murray Arms Hotel and Restaurant, historic 3 star hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway. Established in 1760, the Murray Arms is a listed building retaining much of its character and ... More | visit website
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Cally Palace Hotel & Golf Course (0.85 miles)

Cally Palace Hotel & Golf Course

Set within its own grounds within 500 acres of Fleet Forest, the Cally Palace is a beautiful Georgian mansion built in 1796 which has its own 18 hole, par 71 6062 yard parkland golf course ... More | visit website

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Gordon hotel (6.24 miles)

Gordon hotel
The Gordon House Hotel, positioned conveniently in the heart of Kirkcudbright's historic old high street, offers family run accommodation with a professional and personal service in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. We have eight attractive double ... More | visit website
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Selkirk Arms (6.24 miles)

Selkirk Arms

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The Best Western Selkirk Arms is a 4 star STB hotel in the middle of this harbour conservation village. Kirkcudbright is a pretty fishing port and artists town, ... More

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Ellangowan Hotel (7.74 miles)

Ellangowan Hotel
Located in the hamlet of Creetown, a 10-minute walk from Wigtown Bay, the impressive Ellangowan Hotel offers traditional Scottish food, a bar and free Wi-Fi. The bedrooms at Ellangowan are tastefully decorated and have carpeted floors, ... More | visit website
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The Old Station House (8.58 miles)

The Old Station House
Guests have the choice of staying in luxury accomodation in the Old Station House itself or for those looking for something different stay in our luxury 1957 converted railway carriage which sits in a siding ... More | visit website
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Douglas Arms Hotel (10.89 miles)

Douglas Arms Hotel

The Douglas Arms Hotel in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland has some of its stabling still intact. The coaching credentials and the hotels' reputation for hospitality is well known. Situated in Castle Douglas, close to the ... More | visit website

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Douglas House (11.13 miles)

Douglas House
Bed and Breakfast in Dumfries and Galloway Scotland.
Providing high quality bed and breakfast accommodation and a traditional Scottish breakfast in Castle Douglas. Visitors to this beautiful area of South West Scotland will find ... More

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