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County - Dumfries and Galloway | Map
Tel code: 01557 | code search
Postcode: DG6 | code search
Population: 3500
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Folk Customs:
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Kirkcudbright Events

May
Spring Garden Festival

June
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
Medieval Fayre

July
Annual Riding of the Marches Ceremonies
Galloway Children’s Festival

August
Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail
The Kirkcudbright Tattoo
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Galloway Hydros Visitor Centre
"I Honestly thought this was the best shop i've ever been to!,In my 40 years of keeping my husband happy i've never seen meat displayed in such a beautiful way! ..." More

Seaward Caravan Park
"Absolutely excellent. Would recommend to any, with or without families.

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Gordon House Hotel
"I don't believe that I have ever had a nicer meal. We visited on the Saturday, had a lovely dinner, and returned on Easter Sunday with thirteen other people. The ..." More

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Kirkcudbright is a historic town with a working harbour in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, situated on the Solway coast on the banks of the River Dee 28 miles south-west of Dumfries. Kirkcudbright was granted Royal Burgh status in 1330. Kirkcudbright, pronounced kir-coo-bree, was named from the ‘Kirk of St Cuthbert’ the town had been an important ecclesial centre with the monastery established in 1000AD. Kirkcudbright is a popular tourist destination complete with shops, a hotel, holiday accommodation and place to eat. The town centre is decorated with a mixture of mediaeval, Georgian and Victorian buildings, historically interesting features include the town wall built c1540, the Town Hall built in 1878-9 and the 17th century Tolbooth, once the Sheriff Court and prison, now houses the Tolbooth Art Centre which features work from Kirkcudbright’s famous artists, a café and gift shop. Other attractions include the 12th century Cistercian Dundrennan Abbey, founded by David I, the ruins of the 16th century tower house MacLellan’s Castle which overlooks the picturesque harbour, the Harbour Cottage Gallery, the Stewartry Museum which dates from 1879 with exhibitions on the history of the Stewartry and Broughton House an 18th century Georgian town house with Japanese style gardens. Nearby the Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park has a varied collection of 200 animals from all over the world.

Attraction

Broughton House and Garden
Dundrennan Abbey
Galloway Hydros Visitor Centre
Harbour Cottage Gallery
MacLellan's Castle
Tolbooth Art Centre

Camping

Seaward Caravan Park
Silvercraigs Caravan & Camping Site

Dentist

D Owen

Doctor

The Health Centre

Estate Agent

Gillespie Gifford & Brown

Golf Club

Brighouse Bay
Kirkcudbright Golf Club

Inn

Gordon hotel

Pub and Bar

Masonic Arms
Selkirk Arms
Steam Packet Inn
Tides Inn

Restaurant

Castle (the)
Gordon House Hotel

School

Castledykes Primary & Nursery School
Johnston Primary School
Twynholm Primary School

Solicitor

Gillespie Gifford & Brown
Williamson & Henry

Taxi

Allans Taxi Service
JJ Cabs
Kirkcudbright Taxis

Vet

Jessiman D C

Shops

Custom House Gallery

Activities

Kirkcudbright Bay Cruises(Fishing)

Places to Stay near Kirkcudbright

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Selkirk Arms (0.24 miles)

Selkirk Arms

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The Best Western Selkirk Arms is a 4 star STB hotel in the middle of this harbour conservation village. Kirkcudbright is a pretty fishing port and artists town, ... More

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Gordon hotel (0.27 miles)

Gordon hotel
The Gordon House Hotel, positioned conveniently in the heart of Kirkcudbright's historic old high street, offers family run accommodation with a professional and personal service in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. We have eight attractive double ... More | visit website
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Cally Palace Hotel & Golf Course (5.73 miles)

Cally Palace Hotel & Golf Course

Set within its own grounds within 500 acres of Fleet Forest, the Cally Palace is a beautiful Georgian mansion built in 1796 which has its own 18 hole, par 71 6062 yard parkland golf course ... More | visit website

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Murray Arms Hotel (6.10 miles)

Murray Arms Hotel
Welcome to the Murray Arms Hotel and Restaurant, historic 3 star hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway. Established in 1760, the Murray Arms is a listed building retaining much of its character and ... More | visit website
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Bank Of Fleet Hotel (6.16 miles)

Bank Of Fleet Hotel
Resting in the heart of the picturesque and historic town of Gatehouse of Fleet, the Bank of Fleet is a small, family run hotel renowned for excellent food and a friendly atmosphere. Situated in the ... More | visit website
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The Old Station House (6.20 miles)

The Old Station House
Guests have the choice of staying in luxury accomodation in the Old Station House itself or for those looking for something different stay in our luxury 1957 converted railway carriage which sits in a siding ... More | visit website
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The Ship Inn (6.20 miles)

The Ship Inn

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The Ship Inn has been a hostelry since 1794 when ships moored in the bay to bring in daily essentials.The present day Inn has been recently re-furbished to create a ... More

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Douglas House (8.63 miles)

Douglas House
Bed and Breakfast in Dumfries and Galloway Scotland.
Providing high quality bed and breakfast accommodation and a traditional Scottish breakfast in Castle Douglas. Visitors to this beautiful area of South West Scotland will find ... More
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Douglas Arms Hotel (8.65 miles)

Douglas Arms Hotel

The Douglas Arms Hotel in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland has some of its stabling still intact. The coaching credentials and the hotels' reputation for hospitality is well known. Situated in Castle Douglas, close to the ... More | visit website

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Imperial Hotel (8.72 miles)

Imperial Hotel

This friendly hotel is situated in the centre of Castle Douglas, with a location ideal for fishing, walking, cycling, golfing and relaxation.
The Imperial Hotel offers 3 bars, a private car park, a pool room with ... More | visit website

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