How to Get to Arbigland

From Dumfries

13 miles

Take the A710 marked Solway Coast through New Abbey to Kirkbean.

In Kirkbean, turn left (following the signs to John Paul Jones’ Cottage) and take the first right, keeping on that road to a “T” junction.

Turn left through the white gates down the drive to the junction in front of the formal gates.

Turn right to John Paul Jones’ Cottage.

From Castle Douglas

19 miles

Take the A745 past Buittle Tower and turn left at the traffic lights onto the A711 towards Dalbeattie.

Turn right at the next traffic lights onto the A710.

Follow to Prestonmill where take the next right towards Southerness, then first left (following the signs to John Paul Jones’ Cottage). Keep on that road until the white gates.

Turn through the gates down the drive to the junction in front of the formal gates. Turn right to John Paul Jones’ Cottage.

The postcode is DG2 8BQ, but as this is a wide rural area, the key is to follow the signs to John Paul Jones’ Cottage.