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Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

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Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

I'm thinking of a week's stay in Kirkcudbright in early June but am struggling to find a bit more information on what pubs/restaurants and take-aways are within the village? Also - are there plenty of things to do & see - and local walking? Any ideas/suggestions would be very welcome. Thank you - AJC

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1. Re: Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

Hi AJC,

Kirkcudbright is a fishing town.In the centre of town is MacLellan"s Castle.

www.kirkcudbright.co.uk

Visit Stewartry Museum,St Mary Street.Its free admission.

Visit Galloway Wildlife Park,27 acres of mixed woodland with enjoyable walks.

www.gallowaywildlife.co.uk

Visit Doon Beach on the B727 near Kirkcudbright.

If you like walking,do the "Dee Walk".From Kirkudbright bridge to Tongland bridge.If your feeling fit continue on to Old Tongland Bridge and Power Station at Tongland.

Take a boat trip.Its a 1 hr boat trip.The trip leaves from the Marina at Castledykes walk,Kirkcudbright.

Places to eat in Kirkcudbright-:Selkirk Arms Hotel.

www.selkirkarmshotel.co.uk

For a pub,visit Masonic Arms on Castle Street.

If you like golf,Kirkcudbright has a 18 hole golf course.

Also visit the village of Dundrennan.Visit the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey,12th century.

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2. Re: Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

I'm assuming you have found the Undiscovered Scotland website/ If not start here with the page on Kirkcudbright

undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/kirkcudbright/kir…

Follow the red links on the small map on the right hand side of the page to get more information of things to do and see in the area.

Kirkcudbright held a Jazz Festival in June 2009.

http://www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk/

I don't know if it is an annual event but it might be worth emailing tourist information to ask and check on dates (either to attend or avoid...)

E-Mail: kirkcudbright@visitscotland.com

There does seem to be quite a bit happening in Kirkcudbright during the summer. They have a special web site:

http://www.summerfestivities.com/

but unfortunately it still shows 2009 calendar.

Eleanor

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3. Re: Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

As the others have said, there's plenty to do in and around Kircudbright. There are lots of nice coffee shops and pubs/restaurants to eat in. The weekend of 29th-31st May is Spring Fling weekend in Dumfries & Galloway. Most of the artists and craftworkers in the district have 'doors open' weekend. It's definitely worth going to if you like that kind of thing and you're in the area at that time. There is a website but I'm at work at the moment so no time to find the link!

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4. Re: Query on facilities at Kirkudbright please . .

I hadn't heard of Spring Fever (we usually holiday here in autumn). The website referred to be travelinlite is here:

http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/

Eleanor

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