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

Bluebells


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.  

Carstamon Wood

Carstramon Wood
Around the Doon of Carstramon at the top of Carstramon Wood are many ancient beech trees.  Climbing heaven! 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.  

Cairnholy


Cairnholy
There are two burial sites at Cairnholy dating from Neolithic times, both very well preserved and commanding fine views over Wigtown Bay.  Cairnholy I is notable for the impressive facade, in front of which, archaeological evidence suggests, ceremonies took place.  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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