MARKETS – Kirkcudbright is host to monthly farmers markets as well as craft fairs, plant sales and much more. Check the event calendar to see whats going on.

GALLERIES – Known as ‘Scotlands Artist Town’ there are lots of local galleries to visit including the newly refurbished Kirkcudbright Galleries

COOK SCHOOL – Sign up for a cooking lesson at

DISTILLERY – Book a tour at the newly opened Dark Art Gin Distillery –

BROUGHTON HOUSE – The National Trust owned home sits in the centre of town. See more details


CHOCOLATE FACTORY – The Cocoabean Company is only a 6 minute drive from town. Take part in a chocolate workshop or enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas.

THE LAGGAN – Our personal favourite brunch spot. The view alone makes the 15 minute drive worth it but the food is equally as good. Make sure to book a table in advance –

BEACHES – There are many local beaches with the closest being Dhoon Beach just 7 minutes by car.

LOCAL TOWNS – Explore the neighbouring towns and discover each of their individual charms.