Historical sites & Monuments
As well as the history that surrounds Lochinvar, there are a number of interesting historical sites in the area.
Corse Glass School - A pleasant walk heading right out the drive will take you to the old school ruin. In the early 1880's fifteen pupils, children of the local sheep farming community, attended this small rural school. It was forced to close in 1929 following the decline of the sheep farming.
Bruce's Stone - New Galloway, 15 min drive from Lochinvar. A massive granite stone at the top of a hill which commemorates Robert the Bruce's first victory over the English army in 1307. This is also the starting point for a climb up the Merrick. (2764ft), the highest mountain in southern scotland.
Murray's Monument - Newton Stuart, 40 min drive from Lochinvar. A steep climb takes you up to the monument & magnificent views.
Cairnholy - Gatehouse of Fleet, 50 min drive from Lochinvar. Dating back to 2000BC, these neolithic burial chambered cairns boast magnificent views across wigtown bay.