Bluebells During the early summer the woodlands around Gatehouse are carpeted with bluebells. Both Castramont and Cally Woods are particularly popular for viewing them. More.
Caerlaverock Castle One of Scotland's greatest medieval castles - about an hour away, south of Dumfries. Can be combined with a visit to Sweetheart Abbey, the New Abbey Cornmill, (both also Historic Scotland), Caerlaverock Bird Reserve, or The National Museum of Costume at New Abbey. Historic Scotland:read more.
Cairnholy II One of a pair of well preserved Neolithic tombs in a spectacular location. More.
Cardoness Shore As the tide goes out the many rocky islets are gradually uncovered around the edge of the shore, excellent for rockpooling. More.
The Bakehouse Formerly a bakery, and still featuring the original oven, the Bakehouse in the High Street is an arts venue promoting the literary arts live. Poetry readings and associated events take place most months. More.