Wigtown is located in the South West of Scotland approximately 55 miles west of Dumfries and 90 miles south of Glasgow. There are a variety of travel options to get here, Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
Follow M6 onto the M74, leave the M74 at Gretna (junction 22) and follow the signs for A75 Stranraer (drive time approx. 1.5 hours). At Newton Stewart roundabout, pick up the signs for Wigtown, 1st exit on the left.
Follow the A77 to Ayr. From Ayr take the signs for A713 Castle Douglas. At New Galloway pick up the A712 ‘Queens Way’ to Newton Stewart then onto Wigtown. Alternatively, from Ayr, you can follow the A77 to Girvan, then A714 to Newton Stewart via Barrhill
Follow the M8 to Glasgow and then pick up the A77 (as per directions from Glasgow). Alternatively, head south on the A702 to Abington and onto the M74, exit at Moffat (junction 15) at follow the A701 to Dumfries. Follow the signs A75 Stranraer, at Newton Stewart roundabout, pick up the signs for Wigtown, 1st exit on the left.
The National Express coach service travels across the region on a daily basis with a pick up and drop off at Newton Stewart (6 miles from Wigtown) contact 08717 818181 for further information. The local Stagecoach service can be contacted on 01776 704484.
Stagecoach operates a daily service from Glasgow to Newton Stewart via Ayr, X77 Glasgow to Ayr, Service 58 Ayr to Girvan, Service 359 Girvan to Newton Stewart/Wigtown. For further information click on https://www.stagecoachbus.com/ or telephone 01776 704484.
From Netwon Stewart if alighting from the Stagecoach services:
Stagecoach operates local services from Newton Stewart to Wigtown (415 or 416 services). The local Stagecoach service can be contacted on 01776 704484.
West Coast mainline serivces operate from London to Carlisle and there is also a regular service from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Carlisle.
Scotrail services operate on a daily basis from Carlisle to Dumfries. Click on https://www.scotrail.co.uk/ for further information.
Scotrail services operate on a daily basis from Glasgow to Stranraer via Ayr stopping at Barrhill to connect by bus to Wigtown.
Visit https://www.scotrail.co.uk/ for further information.
A number of services operate from Larne/Belfast to Cairnryan. For the most up to date information, click on the links below:
Regular flights operate from UK airports to Glasgow International Airport. The airport has connecting buses to Glasgow City Centre, including Central Station from where you can catch a train to Barrhill or Stranraer. For details of flight routes to Glasgow visit: https://www.glasgowairport.com/