Golf

There are two golf courses at Gatehouse. One, an 18 hole course, is owned by McMillan Hotels Ltd, and only available to those stopping in the Cally Palace Hotel, or its sister hotels.

The Gatehouse Golf Course is a sporting 9-hole course with some of the finest views in Galloway, owned by the Gatehouse Golf Club. It is not suitable for buggies. Its SSS is 66, and its LGU SSS 68.

 

Contact: 01557 814766

Visit the website at:
www.gatehousegolfclub.com

Other Nearby Courses

Within motor reach of Gatehouse are the following golf courses:

Brighouse (18 hole)
Kirkcudbright (18 hole)
Park of Tongland (9 hole)
Castle Douglas (9 hole)
Dalbeattie (18 hole)
Craigieknowes (9 hole)
Colvend (18 hole)
Southerness (18 hole Championship)
Dumfries & County (18 hole)
Dumfries & Galloway (18 hole)
The Pines, Dumfries (18 hole)
Lochmaben (18 hole)
Lockerbie (18 hole)
Powfoot (18 hole)
Portpatrick (18 hole) - www.portpatrickgolfclub.com
Thornhill (18 hole)
Sanquhar (18 hole)
New Galloway (9 hole) - www.nggc.co.uk
Newton Stewart (18 hole)
Wigtown & County (18 hole) - www.wigtownshirecountygolfclub.com
Wigtown & Bladnoch (9 hole)
St. Medens (9 hole)
Stranraer (18 hole)
Dunskey (18 hole)

Special Places

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 River Fleet


The River Fleet
There are pretty walks alongside the Fleet as it meanders down through the valley.  Bankside trees shade many favoured fishing pools. More.  

Clints


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.  

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.  

Caerlaverock


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.
 


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