Other Stuff To Do


If you fancy a break from the music, the pub and the craic', you're spoilt for choice in this beautiful part of South West Scotland. There are a wide range of events, activities and places to visit, throughout the year, to suit all interests, all ages and all within a short distance of the festival.

Newton Stewart Museum

St. John's Church
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6HN

Telephone: 01671 401048

Glentrool Visitor Centre

Glentrool Forest near Newton Stewart
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6SZ

Telephone: 01671 840 302

Cream o' Galloway

Rainton
Gatehouse of Fleet
Stewartry
DG7 2DR

Telephone: 01557 814 040

The Break Pad Bike Shop & Hire

Kirroughtree Mountain Bike Trail Centre
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 7BE

Telephone: 01671401303

CatStrand Arts & Visitor Centre

High Street
New Galloway
Dumfries & Galloway
DG7 3RN

Telephone: 01644420374

Sands of Luce Holiday Park

Sands of Luce Holiday Park
Sandhead
Wigtownshire
DG9 9JR

Telephone: 01776 830456

Newton Stewart Golf Club

Kirroughtree Avenue
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6PF

Telephone: 01671402172

7stanes Mountain Biking

Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre
Palnure
Wigtownshire
DG8 7BE

Telephone: 01671 402994

Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Creetown Gem Rock Museum
Creetown
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 7HJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1671 820 357

Five Kingdoms Brewery

c/o The Steam Packet Inn
Isle of Whithorn
Wigtownshire
DG8 8LL

Telephone: 01988 500334

Newton Stewart Cinema

35 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6NL

Telephone: 01671403333

Laggan Outdoor

Laggan
Castle Douglas
Dumfries & Galloway
DG7 2ES

Telephone: 01557840217

Kirkcowan Cycles

The Old Red Cross Hall
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6DA

Telephone: 01671 401529

Newton Stewart Library

Church Street
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6ER

Telephone: 01671 403450

The Cocoabean Company

Ashland
Twynholm
Dumfries & Galloway
DG6 4NP

Telephone: 01557860608

Gallery Sia Tri

63 Glentrool Village
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6SY

Telephone: 01671840386

The Red Deer Range

Queen's Way
Castle Douglas
Dumfries & Galloway
DG7 2BP

Telephone: 03000676800

Galloway Activity Centre

Loch Ken
Castle Douglas
Dumfries & Galloway
DG7 3NQ

Telephone: 01556502011

Merrick Leisure Centre

Corsbie Road
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 6JQ

Telephone: 01671404301

Calgow Equestrian Centre

Calgow Farm
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway
DG8 7AN

Telephone: 07850815455

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8th annual music festival

The 8th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over the 8th-10th July 2022 and plans are already underway for a HUGE comeback event featuring, as ever, the very best in traditional music. We're delighted that the Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band, Sarah Markey Band and GrĂ¡inne Brady are already confirmed and thrilled to also announce Irish fiddler player Megan Nic Fhionnghaile! It's going to be an incredible weekend, not to be missed.

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