Sanquhar Castle ruin is on the south side of
the Town. It was built in the 1400s for the
Crichton family. The Castle was visited by
Mary, Queen of Scots, and James VI. The 212
mile long Southern Upland
Way walking route passes right by the
Castle and Town.
St Ninian's Baptist Church is on the south
side of the Town on Castle Street.
The Post Office is in the centre of Sanquhar
on the High Street. This Post Office opened in
1712, may be the oldest working Post Office in
The Glendyne Hotel
is also in the town centre on the High Street
with rooms, a bar, and serves pub meals.
The Tolbooth completed in 1735 is at the
north end of the High Street. This building now
serves as the Sanquhar Tolbooth
Museum covering the Knitwear Trade and
Mines in the area.
The Nithsdale Hotel is
next to the Tolbooth with 12 en suite bedrooms,
dining room, bar, and large function room.
Sanquhar Park and Pond are on the north side
of the Town with play and fitness
A Curling Club was founded in Sanquhar in
1774 with sixty members, the world’s oldest
Curling Society. They played on any bodies of
water around the Town that froze in winter.
The Swimming Pool is on the north side of
the Town for Swimming, Training and Lessons.
Sanquhar Fun Pool
House Hotel is on the outskirts of the Town
to the north with rooms, restaurant, and
Club is on the northwest side of Sanquhar
with views all around. This is an 18 hole
Parkland Course that welcomes visitors.
St Brides Parish Church is on the north side
of the Town on Church Road. This Church was
completed in 1828 in Georgian Gothic Style.
The Crawick Multiverse is about one mile
north of Sanquhar. This vast outdoor Art Work
was completed in June 2015 as a Tourist
Pre History - traces of Forts can be found
in the area.
1400s - Sanquhar Castle was built for the