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Glencaple is a small settlement in the Dumfries and Galloway area of Scotland. Situated on the banks of the River Nith, it once served as a port for nearby Dumfries.

Dumfries F.C. play their home matches at Norfolk Park in Glencaple. Glencaple is the home of the Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre.[1]

On 7 September 2012, Princess Alexandra opened the Caerlaverock Shop and Tearoom in Glencaple, accompanied by the Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfries, Jean Tulloch.[2] The tearoom is operated by Lady Mary Mumford, a former lady-in-waiting to Princess Alexandra, and her sister, Baroness Herries.[3]


Coordinates: 55°00′N 3°35′W / 55.000°N 3.583°W / 55.000; -3.583