Getting Here & Around D&G

Dumfries and Galloway is well served by the railway network with train stations at Lockerbie, Gretna, Annan, Kirkconnel, Sanquhar and Stranraer, on routes between London, Manchester, Newcastle, Carlisle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. To find out more information about travellling to Dumfries and Galloway by train, bus or ferry visit

* Please note Spring Fling 2016 is now finished. However, lots of our Artists and Makers open their studios year round. So do get in contact with them!

By Car

The following are approximate drive times by road within Dumfries and Galloway:

Dumfries to Moniaive (30min)

Moniaive to St John's Town of Dalry (20 min)

Dumfries to Eskdalemuir (60 min)

Lockerbie to Dumfries (20 min)

Dumfries to Castle Douglas (30 min)

Castle Douglas to Kirkcudbright (20 min)

Kirkcudbright to Wigtown (50 min)

Stranraer to Wigtown (40 min)

Gatehouse of Fleet to Stranraer (55 min)

For local public transport information, including journey planning, please contact Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 2233 or visit


By Bus

We are delighted to be putting on bus tours across the region in partnership with Glenkens Transport Initiative and Thornhill Community Transport.

For information on these tours and how to book, please following this link.


Upland is working with Creative Carbon Scotland towards measuring and reducing our carbon emissions and are proud to be signed up to the Green Arts Initiative.

Can you help us? Why not car share, take public transport or book on to one of our bus tours?

Green Arts Initiative