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Kirkdale Estate

 A spectacular coastal estate with holiday cottages in South West Scotland.

Wigtown Book Festival

Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town, is just across the bay, 20 minutes drive from Kirkdale Estate.

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Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival

Popular traditional music festival held in early July just 15 minutes drive from Kirkdale Estate.

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Kirroughtree Visitor Centre

Galloway Forest Park, Dark Sky Park, cycling and hill walking events throughout the year at nearby Kirroughtree, Glentrool and Clatteringshaws visitor centres and throughout the park.

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Event Calendar

February - March
28/01/17 - 12/3/17, Snowdrops Festival Scotland Garden Scheme
31/3/17, Stargazing at Clatteringshaws
11/3 - 6/5/17, Spring In Her Step,The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright

6/3 - 11/3/17, Galloway Music Festival, Newton Stewart
Easter at Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas and Easter at Kirroughtree Visitor Centre

1/4/17, Broughton House and Gardens open to the public till October

1/4/17 & 5/4/17, Stargazing at Kirroughtree

19/4/17, Lyrid Meteor Shower, Kirroughtree

28/4/17, Spring Book Festival, Wigtown

06 - 8/05/17, Newton Stewart Walking Festival
27 - 29/05/17, Spring Fling 2016, UK's leading Art and Craft Open Studios

8/6 - 11/6/17 - Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

July & August
30/7 - 6/8/17 - Gatehouse Gala Week

7/7 - 9/7/17 - Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival

22/9/17 - 1/10/17, Wigtown Book Festival

Wigtown Book Festival
TBC Halloween Special at Kirroughtree, 14 years+
TBC Halloween at Kirroughtree, 6 years+

Bonfire and fireworks display, Newton Stewart

Christmas at Kirroughtree
Christmas at Threave

N.B. We hope the above list is helpful, though some of the above dates may be subject to change, so we recommend checking with the venues/relevant websites in advance before finalising any plans.


Wigtown Book Festival - Scotland's National Book Town

Newton Stewart Traditional & Acoustic Music Festival

For regular films/cinema listings, please see:

Newton Stewart Cinema

The Fullerton, Castle Douglas

The CatStrand, New Galloway

Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries,

The Odeon, Dumfries