Threave Castle is situatit on a island in the River Dee, 2.5 kilometre (1.6 mi) wast o Castle Douglas in the historic county o Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries an Gallowa, sooth-wast Scotland.

Threave Castle
Near Castle Douglas, Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland
Threave Castle seen across the River Dee
Threave Castle is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Threave Castle
Threave Castle
Coordinates54°56′21″N 3°58′11″W / 54.9392°N 3.9697°W / 54.9392; -3.9697Coordinates: 54°56′21″N 3°58′11″W / 54.9392°N 3.9697°W / 54.9392; -3.9697
TeepTouer hoose
Hicht21 metre (69 ft)
Site information
OwnerHistoric Environment Scotland
Open tae
the public
Site history
Biggit biArchibald the Grim, Laird o Gallowa
William Douglas, 8t Yerl o Douglas
In usec.1370–1640
Battles/warsSieges in 1455 an 1640