Welcome to Langholm - The Muckle Toon
The town of Langholm in Dumfriesshire (The Muckle Toon) is a town of over 2,200 inhabitants, situated 19 miles north of Carlisle on the main A7 between Carlisle and Edinburgh.
Nestling amidst some of the finest scenery in South Scotland, Langholm and the surrounding communities of Canonbie and Eskdalemuir provide a Natural Base to live, work and visit.
The Langholm area offers everyone a rich and varied experience.
Where else can you visit a genuine Tibetan Monastery and magnificent temple before strolling along a beautiful borders riverside then follow the trail of such famous people as Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, Thomas Telford, the renowned engineer, and Hugh McDiarmid, the controversial poet.
Please browse our website. In Places to Stay, visitors will find a range of great accommodation in the Langholm area to suit all budgets. There are plenty of Places to Visit and Things to Do, including our Prehistoric and Moorland trails and the waymarked Langholm Walks, so why not make the Langholm area your base and take in the Dumfriesshire sights? The Community section provides an abundance of links for people in the area, and hints at the inclusive and warm nature of the Langholm people.
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LANGHOLM (from the air in Autumn)
The video by "scottishmotorman" features many local beauty spots including Whita Hill, the MacDiarmid Memorial, Round House, Skippers Bridge, Parish Church and War Memorial.
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