The best ways to travel

Travel by Car

Dedicated event parking for campers will be available on the event site in Gatehouse of Fleet.

The town is a few hundred metres from the main A75 main road, halfway between the English city of Carlisle 100km (60 miles)) and Stranraer, on Scotland’s far south-western tip.

Dumfries is 50km (30 miles) to the east and Glasgow 170km (106 miles) north.

Travel by public transport

There is no train service to Gatehouse of Fleet. The nearest railway station is Dumfries, 50km (30 miles) to the east. You can drive in Dumfries from Carlisle - on the main UK West Coast Main line - or from many Scottish stations further north.

More details are available here.

There are seven buses a day between Dumfries railway station and Gatehouse of Fleet, with fewer services on a Sunday, details are here.

If you’re arriving in Scotland from outside mainland Britain you have two options; ferry and plane.

Travel by Air

The nearest airports are;

Prestwick 105km (63 miles)
Glasgow 160km (100 miles)
Edinburgh 180km (113 miles)
Newcastle 190km (119 miles)

Travel by Ship

From Ireland:
The ferry port of Cairnryan in the west of Dumfires and Gallow is just over an hour from Gatehouse of Fleet. The regular ferries sail from and to Belfast and Larne in N. Ireland. Newcastle Upon Tyne
Serviced by: PO Ferries, Stenaline

From mainland Europe via Newcastle:
There are a number of ports further south to connect with most countries in Europe.
Serviced by: DFDS