Towns & Villages
Lochmaben is an ancient royal burgh with a rich history - Lochmaben Castle once being the home of Robert the Bruce when he was Lord of Annandale.

About Lochmaben

Burns referred to Lochmaben in The Five Carlins where Bruce’s daughter, Marjorie Bruce once lived in its castle. The Five Carlins, which are the five burghs of Dumfriesshire, the others being Dumfries itself, Kirkudbright, Annan and Sanquhar. Burns always claimed that he had been given the freedom of Lochmaben after leaving Dalswinton but there is no trace of this in the official records.

Lochmaben walking, cycling and driving routes

Towns and villages near Lochmaben