Robert the Bruce


Lochmaben, a town with Lochs, Castles and a welcoming heart located in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, is located about 4 miles west of Lockerbie and close to the A74(M)

The Three Main Lochs


A town with a rich history through the ages:

Town Seal – ‘after the clouds, the sun
  • Iron Age Fort
  • Roman Invasion
  • Medieval castles – Bruce and Edward I
  • Middle Ages centre of power for Scottish monarchy
  • William Wallace visited in the late 13th century.
  • King Robert the Bruce was born here
  • Mary Queen of Scots visited
  • Stronghold for Bruce during the struggle for Scottish independence in the 14th century


Lochmaben has an active community and is a good location for walking or cycling, relaxing and enjoying Southern Scotland

Take a tour of Lochmaben from the sky