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Top Castle Douglas Family-Friendly Hotels

The Cross Keys Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)
ross Keys

"Bad experience. No Sunday food, no Sunday bar. No where in village to get these items. Central heating poor."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

The Cross Keys Hotel
The Ship Inn
4 out of 5
1 Fleet Street, Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Castle Douglas, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night from 6 Oct to 7 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (24 reviews)

"Newly refurbished in an attractive modern style. Pleasant and helpful staff. Located in attractive small town/ village, quiet and peaceful"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2020

The Ship Inn
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Where should we stay in Castle Douglas?

The historic destination of Castle Douglas is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The campsites, island setting and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is located 47.6 mi (76.6 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay with the family, Castle Douglas has 4 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation you may want to consider.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:

The Cross Keys Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3-star hotel.

The Ship Inn – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. This inn is rated 4 stars.

When should we visit Castle Douglas?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Castle Douglas.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: May, April, March and July, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, November, October and January, with an average rainfall of 5 inches

What should we see and do in Castle Douglas?

While you are visiting Castle Douglas, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Mill on the Fleet, Mabie Forest Park and John Paul Jones Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Threave Garden and Kippford Beach.

Castle Douglas is also well-known for the:
  • Gardens
  • Historical sites
  • Rowing
  • Camping
  • Temples
  • Riverfront

Frequently asked questions

What's Castle Douglas like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Castle Douglas is a great choice if you’ve been considering a holiday with the children. The campsites, island setting and rowing are just some of the things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Take to the air and fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is located 47.6 mi (76.6 km) from the city centre.
What's the weather like in Castle Douglas?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 14°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Castle Douglas is 1320 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Castle Douglas?
Red Kite Feeding Station and Cally Gardens are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Castle Douglas. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Galloway Activity Centre and Mill on the Fleet.

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