Castle Douglas

Castle Douglas is a town in South West (Scotland), designated Scotland's Food Town .

This guide also includes the nearby town of Dalbeattie and the coastal areas on the Solway Firth.

Get in

King Street, Castle Douglas

By car

The A75 from Dumfries to Stranraer by-passes the town to the north with easy access from roundabouts at either end of the town.

By bus

Various bus services get you to Castle Douglas including the 501/2 from Dumfries and Kirkcudbright and the 503 from Dumfries.

By train

The nearest station is some 18-miles away in Dumfries

Get around

The town is fairly compact and can be easily explored on foot; however a car or other means of transport is essential to explore the area around the town.


Threave Castle, Castle Douglas


Castle Douglas has a community web site Castle Douglas dot com which lists events, attractions, seasonal events and other items of interest to both Tourists to the area and residents.



A small but lovely town for shopping with predominantly independent retailers including many food shops. King Street is the main shopping street.





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