Barsalloch Fort

  • Above Barsalloch Point, Dumfries and Galloway



Look out from a 2,000-year-old cliff-side fort and trace its deep defensive ditch.

Barsalloch Fort was probably a farmstead inhabited by a tribe, known to the Romans as the Novantae. Its defences indicate that it may have been home to a minor chief.

The fort clings to a sea cliff, with views out to the Isle of Man, the Mull of Galloway and the coast of Northern Ireland.

Opening times

Barsalloch Fort is open year-round.

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