How to get here

We’re in Kirkbean, in the South-West of Scotland, post-code DG2 8DW.

If you come by car from the north (

Dumfries), the track to “The Barn” is on the right-hand side of the main road (A710). You will see this sign:

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If you arrive by bus, the track to the house is on the other side of the main road.

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If you’re coming by public transport, the closest town is Dumfries.

Once there, we’re 12 miles to the South. That’s 25 minutes by bus [number 372] or, if <ul

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    For reference, here are some places you might come from:

    Scotland:

    • Glasgow: By car, Glasgow-Kirkbean is 90 miles (1 h 45 min). Train to Dumfries is approx 1 h 45 min.
    • Edinburgh: By car, Edinburgh-Kirkbean is 90 miles (2 h 15 min). Train to Dumfries is approx 3 hours.

    England:

    • Carlisle: By car, Carlisle-Kirkbean is 45 miles (1 h 10 min). Train to Dumfries is approx 35 min.
    • Newcastle upon Tyne: By car, Newcastle-Kirkbean is 100 miles (2 h 10 min). Train to Dumfries takes between 2 h and 2 h 45 min.
    • London: By car, London-Kirkbean is 350 miles (6 hours). Train to Dumfries takes between 4 h 30 min and 5 h 30 min.

    Ireland:

    • Belfast: Ferry from Belfast to Stranraer, 5 sailings daily, is 2h 15 min. Car from Stranraer to Kirkbean is 1h 45 min. Total time, 4 hours.

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