Region: Dumfries & Galloway
National Grid: NX 682 508
On or near Long Distance Walking Trail: St Ninian's Way
Kirkcudbright is a town on the Solway coast. The town sits on the banks of the River Dee and is the only town on the Solway coast with a working harbour. It’s a very attractive town with a blend of medieval, Georgian and Victorian buildings. Kirkcudbright became a magnet for Scottish artists in the late 19th century, and is now know as The Artists' Town. Too big to be called a village and a bit too small to be a real city, this 'town' is a pure delight to explore on foot. Shops, sidewalk cafes, art galleries, small museums, a busy harbour and a castle (McLellan's castle). Visiting the Solway coast of Dumfries & Galloway this place is perfect to pause.....or maybe stay for a while as it is a great base to reconnoiter the many wonders of this part of Scotland..
More in-depth information? https://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/