• World War 1 Exhibition opens in Gatehouse

    A fascinating exhibition on Gatehouse of Fleet in World War 1 has opened in the Mill on the Fleet.

  • Trusty's Hill information panels go on display

    A series of information panels describing the recent successful archaeological dig at Trusty's Hill, Gatehouse are now on display at the Mill on the Fleet. The information panels which set the dig, which took place at Trusty's Hill in May 2012, in their wider historical context, show the importance of this site and reveal the significance of the finds made during the course of the excavation work. 

  • Blind Photographer Norman Taylor talks about his photography

    A new video with blind photographer Norman Taylor talking about his life, photographic exhibitions, loss of sight and his current ‘Flower Power’ display at the Mill on the Fleet in Gatehouse.

  • First in Scotland

    Gatehouse of Fleet is celebrating being part of the first biosphere in Scotland.  The United Nations decision to give biosphere status to an area of outstanding natural beauty and environmental importance centred on the Galloway hills places Galloway alongside Hawaii, Mount Olympus and Ayers Rock as a world class environment.

Special Places

Cairnholy II

Cairnholy II
One of a pair of well preserved Neolithic tombs in a spectacular location. More.  

Dundrennan Abbey

Dundrennan Abbey
12th century Cistercian Abbey.  Beautiful fragments of a fine building in a pituresque location. Historic Scotland: Read more.  

Carsluith Castle

Carsluith Castle
Another local castle to the west of Gatehouse, a 16th century towerhouse, very well preserved and in the care of Historic Scotland. Historic Scotland:read more.  

The Mill on the Fleet

The Mill on the Fleet is a restored Mill, once part of Gatehouse's main mill complex.  It is now a visitor and exhibition centre with a varied programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year, as well as displays on the history and heritage of Gatehouse and the Fleet Valley.  The Mill also houses the Tourist Information Centre, the Riverside Café, a shop, and a bookshop. More.  


The Clints of Dromore
The Clints are a striking granite escarpment at the top of the valley, best visited from Scottish Natural Heritage's visitor centre at Dromore.  The Big Water of Fleet Viaduct is close by. More.  

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