Mossdale, Galloway, DG7 2NL
01644 450269
welcomehome@drumwhill.com

Coming To Drumwhill

Drumwhill, Home Holiday and Retreat Centre

Situated on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park, you can find us at Drumwhill, Mossdale, Castle Douglas, DG7 2NL. Phone 01644 450 269.  The postcode will bring you within about 5 minutes of us and we have listed Drumwhill on Google Maps which will bring you right up our drive

There are many ways to get here…

BY ROAD

From the South

  • Take the M6 North until you get to Scotland
  • Immediately on reaching Scotland take junction 22 on to the A75 Westbound (Stranraer)
  • Keep going on the A75 for about 40 miles / 50 minutes (passing Dumfries , Crocketford and Springholm)
  • Turn Right at the Laurieston exit on to the B795
  • Then it’s right and immediate left at Townhead of Greenlaw to continue on the B795 towards Laurieston
  • At Laurieston village turn right on to the A762
  • Keep driving with Woodhall Loch on your left
  • After the loch and a house with a wall of white posts in front, there is a t-junction sign for a road on the left, take this road (there’s a sign for Slogarie Drumwhill and about 4 other houses)
  • Come over the bridge and you will see a left turn, take this turn (signed Drumwhill, Woodedge, Nether Crae)
  • Come through where it says private road… observing the 10 mile an hour speed limits please
  • Drumwhill is the second house on the left with the white gateposts

From the east 

  • Take the A69 and then follow the directions above from the M6 North

From Edinburgh

  • Take the A702 out of Edinburgh and continue to A74(M)
  • Follow this Southwards until Beattock  and the take the A701 to Dumfries
  • Turn right onto the A75
  • then follow  the directions above (from the south) from the A75

From Glasgow

  • Take the M77 and A77 Towards Ayr
  • On the outskirts of Ayr turn left onto the A713 and follow for approx. 31 miles
  • Just before Dalry turn right onto the A762 towards New Galloway
  • Follow the A762, past Loch Ken and continue towards Mossdale
  • About a mile or so after the bridge out of Mossdale there is a right hand turn down a small road, as you turn down it you will see a signpost labelled Slogarie, Drumwhill on your right.  Come down there
  • And then there’s a left to Drumwhill … you’ll see the sign.
  • It says private road… come down it
  • And Drumwhill is the second house on the left with the white gateposts

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Train

The nearest train station is Dumfries.  This is about a 45 minute drive away from Drumwhill. If you are coming by train to a retreat, please let us know and we will do our best to arrange lifts for you … or put you in touch with other people who are arriving at the same time so you can share a taxi.

Coach

The nearest place you can get a coach to is Castle Douglas.  This is about a 20 minute drive away from Drumwhill.  If you are coming by coach to a retreat, please let us know and we will do our best to arrange lifts for you … or put you in touch with other people who are arriving at the same time so you can share a taxi

Bus

We are situated off the A762 between Laurieston and Mossdale.  You can find the bus timetable at www.dumgal.gov.uk/timetables. 

  • 500 From Dumfries Railway station to Castle Douglas
  • 501 From Loreburne Centre to Castle Douglas
  • 521 From Dumfries Railway station to Castle Douglas via New Galloway (which you can get to just close the end of the lane which runs once a day only)

Aeroplane

The nearest airports are Prestwick Airport near Glasgow and Edinburgh Airport.  These are both approximately 2 hours drive away from Drumwhill.  There are plenty of car hire options and you can catch the train to Dumfries from either of these.

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