Getting Here

Annan (Starting Clockwise: Annan, Newbiebarns)


By Road

Two busy main through roads cross the region, the A75 Gretna to Stranraer and the A74 (M) Gretna to Glasgow which is an extension of the M6

By Rail

Scotrail Sprinter trains: These link Carlisle and Glasgow and stop at Gretna, Annan and Dumfries.

Intercity trains: These service Carlisle and link with the Scotrail Sprinter service.

Further information & booking:

The Trainline,
National Rail Enquiries, tel: 0345 484950

By Bus

Bus Travel Information Line,  tel: 0345 090510


SUSTRANS the National Cycle Route. This crosses the region linking Carlisle, Gretna, Eastriggs, Annan and Dumfries.

Annandale and Eskdale offer many miles of quiet country roads for the cyclist and visitor. Within a radius of roughly 35 miles the district offers easy cycling on the flat coastal farm land, moderate upland cycling and tougher cycling as you travel north into the hills and forests.

By Sea

If you’re coming from Ireland, the best thing to do is head for Larne or Belfast.  Then take the ferry to either Stranraer or Cairnryan and you’ll step or drive ashore in  Dumfries & Galloway.  Stena Line operates between Belfast and Stranraer, P&O Irish Sea ferries run between Larne and Cairnryan.  In all, there are 20 crossings from Northern Ireland to Dumfries & Galloway every day.  We’ve listed some handy numbers and web sites below.

Stena Line – 08705 70 70 70
P&O Irish Sea Ltd – 08702 424 777

The ports are within a two hour drive of Moffat.

Moffat (Starting Anti-Clockwise: Moffat)


By Road

You’ll find us an easy drive from most cities in the North of England and Central Scotland.  If you’re coming from further afield, we are conveniently placed on the motorway network, exit at Junction 15 on the A74(M).

By Rail

Same as Annan opposite, the nearest train station to Moffat is Lockerbie, you would then have to take a bus to Moffat.

By Bus

Leading coach operators offer fast, frequent connections from most parts of Britain.  So why not sit back and let someone else drive you here?  Find out more on the phone or the internet.

National Express – 08705 80 80 80

By Sea

Same as Annan opposite

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