From Dumfries go west on the A75 until you take a left at a roundabout signposted Castle Douglas. After entering the town, pass Tesco and take second left at the roundabout into Queen Street. Pass a grassy area and car park on the right (the Market Hill) and drive a short distance down hill. At the Douglas House B&B turn left into Academy Street and 45 is immediately on your left.
From Stranraer, take right at roundabout signposted Castle Douglas and at the Loch (Carlingwark) take first right into Queen Street. Go uphill and Academy Street is third street on your right, with 45 immediately on the left as you turn right into the street.
From the nearest information centre:- From Castle Douglas VisitScotland Visitor Information centre on Market Hill travel south west downhill on King Street. At the Post Office turn left into Academy Street. Cross Queen Street and 45 is the first house on your left, in the wide part of Academy Street.
Park outside, end on, or across the street.
Public Transport Directions
Getting there by bus:- Local bus services link from Dumfries, Ayr and Cairnryan/Stranraer. From the Castle Douglas swimming pool stop in Market Street it's a five minute walk to 45 Academy Street, down Queen Street. Plan your journey on www.travelinescotland.com
Getting there by railway:- Nearest railway stations are Lockerbie and Dumfries. Bus from there. Check it out on www.travelinescotland.com
Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Prestwick, Glasgow, Edinburgh or Newcastle hire a car. About 90 minutes drive from Glasgow Prestwick, 120 minutes from Glasgow Airport and 140 minutes from Edinburgh Airport or Newcastle Airport.
Getting there by ferry:- From Northern Ireland cross from Belfast or Larne to Cairnryan (near Stranraer). Bus or car from there. About 80 minutes drive by car.