Self catering holiday house in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Sleeps 4, one double and one twin bedroom. Pet friendly.

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Here is a brief overview of some of the activities and attractions you can enjoy while staying at Viewforth. Most of the activities listed have links to their websites where you can find out more and plan your holiday.

Sanquhar and Surrounding Area

There are many things to do right on your doorstep in Sanquhar. Surrounded by beautiful countryside there are plenty routes to explore on foot or by bicycle.

Sanquhar is home to the world's oldest post office and also has a museum and a ruined castle.

The Crawick Multiverse is a stunning artland park, designed by Charles Jencks, with spectacular views across the Nith valley.

Sanquhar station is only a short walk from Viewforth Cottage and is on the main Glasgow to Newcastle line. A city day trip, or visit to any of the towns along the line is easy and no need for a car.

Wanlockhead, Scotlands highest village, is 9 miles from Sanquhar. Visit the Museum of Lead Mining, try panning for gold and take the train along the Narrow Gauge track to Leadhills, read more here Narrow Gauge Railway

Days out with Kids

Castles and Historic Sites


There are several golf clubs nearby