Kirkcudbright

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Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright is a town on the Solway coast that is popular with artists and has a ruined castle.

Kirkcudbright (pronounced kir-coo-bree) sits on the banks of the River Dee and is the only town on the Solway coast with a working harbour. It’s an attractive town with a colourful blend of medieval, Georgian and Victorian buildings. Kircudbright became a magnet for Scottish artists in the late 19th century.

MacLellan's Castle is a ruined 16th century tower house by the harbourside and nearby is Broughton House, a smart Georgian townhouse which was once the home of the artist Edward Hornel. The house has some impressive Japanese gardens.

Other town attractions include the Tolbooth Art Centre and Harbour Cottage Gallery.

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