South West Coastal 300
The pretty harbour town of Kirkcudbright has been drawing painters and makers for well over a hundred years; so much so, that it’s known as Scotland’s Artists’ Town. There’s plenty of creativity to be found in the small galleries and art centres, as well as in the Kirkcudbright Galleries, a new gallery of national significance set in the transformed historic town hall. Here you can see permanent exhibitions including works of EA Hornel and Samuel John Peploe. Broughton House & Garden is another attraction to discover the art and life of ‘Glasgow Boy’ EA Hornel. If you’re visiting in the summer, be sure to check out what’s on – the town boasts a busy programme of Summer Festivities which includes an Arts and Crafts Trail and a floodlit military Tattoo and fireworks display.
You are 27 miles through this 300 mile route
The mileage is estimated for guidance only. Please check exact directions and traffic conditions before you begin your journey