Many of Dumfries and Galloway’s highlights are within easy reach of Ecclefechan, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Ruthwell Cross and the incredible Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. Also, be sure to check out Caerlaverock Castle and Dumfries Museum.
Ecclefechan offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that make great places to visit. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries and the John Paul Jones Museum. Head to the Tullie House Museum and Gallery in Carlisle, to get your fix of art.
See what is in fashion locally and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as Green Market in Carlisle.
Nearby Brunton Park, Carlisle is a great place to experience Dumfries and Galloway’s passion for soccer, and to see local favorites, the Carlisle United FC, in all their glory. Be sure to wear blue and white, the colors of the Carlisle United FC.
To make sure you get the most out of Ecclefechan, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Days Inn Gretna Green, the Hallmark Hotel Carlisle, or the Swallow Carlisle.