Ecclefechan Travel guide
Ecclefechan : Michelin's recommendations
Ecclefechan was the birthplace of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), essayist, historian, social reformer and literary giant of his age. Bursting with ideas, this eloquent orator and reformer profoundly influenced Victorian Britain; he denounced materialism, while ardently defending faith and relentless work. His works include historical books on the French Revolution, Oliver Cromwell and Frederick the Great.
Tourist attractions Ecclefechan : Things to see and do
Main Street GB - Ecclefechan
Carlyle was born one year before Burns died in this 18C house, built by his father. Two of the rooms have been arranged in the simple style of the 19C with a few objects belonging to the family. In one of the rooms are photos, manuscripts and other..
GB - Ecclefechan DG11 3BU
The "Sage of Chelsea" (one of the names given to Carlyle) refused to be buried in Westminster Abbey, wishing instead to lie in rest next to his mother. The cemetery also contains the grave of Dr Archibald Arnott, who administered to Napoleo..
HIGH STREET GB - ECCLEFECHAN DG11 3DF
Welcome to the Ecclefechan Hotel in Dumfries and Galloway. A listed building which began life in the 1730's and thus steeped in history. We are located seconds from junction 19 on the M74 providing easy access from anywhere in the UK. We have sixteen..
Ecclefechan GB - Dumfrieshire DG11 3JH
Situated just 15 minutes drive from Gretna Green, 35 minutes from the centre of Dumfries, 35 minutes from Carlisle and only 1.5 hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Kirkconnel Hall is well located in a scenic area of South West Scotland. Kirkconnel Hall..