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Your Journey

Whether you come by bus, train or car you will see the beautiful rolling countryside of Dumfries & Galloway.  Look out for the unique Belted Galloway cattle, buzzards, red kites and other birds of prey and the wide variety of trees in the area.

How to get here

By car, bus or train


If you are coming by car from Ayrshire follow the A713 south signposted Castle Douglas - approaching Castle Douglas follow signs for Stranraer, then Kirkcudbright.

From Stranraer follow the A75 for approximately 40 miles and take the first right turn signed Kirkcudbright.  

From anywhere else, head for Dumfries then take the A75 west signposted Stranraer for some 22 miles then follow the A711 signposted Kirkcudbright.

If coming by train you alight at Dumfries and then take a bus from the station for Castle Douglas - you may have to change there for Kirkcudbright.

Map of the area

There are buses from Carlisle, Edinburgh and Glasgow to Dumfries. Change at Whitesands, Dumfries for Castle Douglas/Kirkcudbright.

You can travel from Northern Ireland to Stranraer by ferry, then by bus heading for Dumfries. Change at Gatehouse of Fleet for Kirkcudbright.

Bus Timetables        National Railways Routeplanner          Multimap to Kirkcudbright