Morton Castle and Loch

Morton Castle and Loch

Thornhill, Dumfries, DG3 5EH

Getting to this location is an adventure in itself however any effort is well rewarded with the castle ruins making an amazing foreground to any Aurora photo and dark skies above.  Note this location is poorly signposted so plan your trip thoroughly and arrive during daylight.


Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    16° 46%
  • 25/09/21

    16° 49%
  • 26/09/21

    16° 75%
  • 26/09/21

    15° 11%

Weather forecast for Thornhill (dumfries & Galloway) (2.1 miles away) updated 25/09/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Moffat Dark Sky Walk

    Saturday 2nd October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    St Andrew’s Church – Moffat, 1 Church Place, Moffat, DG10 9ES (12.6 miles away)

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  • Dumfries Astronomy Society meeting

    Tuesday 12th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lochvale House, Georgetown, Dumfries, DG1 4DF (15.9 miles away)

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  • Dumfries Astronomy Society meeting

    Tuesday 9th November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lochvale House, Georgetown, Dumfries, DG1 4DF (15.9 miles away)

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  • Dumfries Astronomy Society meeting

    Tuesday 14th December 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lochvale House, Georgetown, Dumfries, DG1 4DF (15.9 miles away)

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  • Dumfries Astronomy Society meeting

    Tuesday 11th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lochvale House, Georgetown, Dumfries, DG1 4DF (15.9 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages

    Palnackie, Castle Douglas, DG7 1PE (25.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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