With its mild Gulf Stream climate, the Galloway coast is known as the Scottish Riviera.

In addition to the incredible location and stunning views, Rockcliffe is nestled in the wider region of Dumfires and Galloway which has much to offer the buyer.  Whether you require transport links or local amenities, the village is well served and Dumfries and Galloway is akin to a giant playground offering many activities such as Walking, Cycling, Watersports and more.  There are also many cultural and historical activities and events celebrating the arts throughout the year.  See below for more information:

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport 90 minutes by road
  • Glasgow International Airport 1 hr 50 minutes by road
  • Dumries Railway Station (to Carlisle) 30 mins by road
  • Lockerbie Railway Station (West Coast Main Line) 50 mins by road
  • Excellent, friendly Village shop Londis in Colvend (3 min drive) stocks local produce
  • Colvend Village Primary School (3 min drive)
  • Tea Rooms in Rockcliffe and Colvend
  • Walkable Pubs in Colvend and Kippford
Culture & Arts
  • Kirkcudbright nearby has Art Galleries and a Planetarium
  • Moat Brae National Centre for Storytelling in Dumfries
  • Wigtown National Book Town and Festival
  • Dumfries and Galloway annual arts festival
  • Galloway Forest Park is known as the ‘Highlands of the Lowlands’ and renowned Dark Sky area
  • Beautiful walks all along the Solway Coast
  • Southern Upland Way is one of Scotland’s great trails
  • Stunning hillwalking in the Merrick range
  • Castle Douglas Food Town 15 mins drive
  • Award winning local butchers
  • Local organic produce stocked in many independent food shops
  • Whisky Distilleries at Annan and Gatehouse
  • Southerness is one of Scotland’s finest courses – a true championship links 15 mins drive
  • Colvend Golf Course 18 hole par 69, only 5mins drive
  • Kippford Craigieknowes par 3 nine hole, 5 mins drive
  • Driving Range at Tower Wood, 25 mins
  • 7 Stanes world class mountain biking routes at Dalbeattie
  • Drumlanrig Castle mountain biking trails
  • 450 miles of National Cycle Network routes across the region
  • Quiet rural roads near the village and local shop is just a few mins cycle
  • Superb river fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Trout
  • Coarse fishing including Pike Perch Carp and Bream in many local Lochs
  • Numerous Lochs holding wild and stocked Trout
  • A coast that offers fantastic Sea Fishing from shore or boat
  • Stunning tidal Estuary only 2 mins from the plot 
  • Dinghy sailing, canoeing and paddle boarding possible from Rockcliffe beach
  • Solway Yacht Club only 5 mins drive in Kippford offers cruising sailing and berths
  • Galloway sailing centre 30 mins
  • Rockcliffe is luckily still home to a healthy population of Red Squirrels
  • Red Kite spotting around Loch Ken
  • RSPB Nature Reserve at Mersehead (10 mins) home to  migrating geese
  • Otters and Wild Deer in Galloway Forest Park
  • Castles at Drumlanrig, Caerlaverock, and Threave 
  • Abbeys at Dundrennan, Sweetheart in New Abbey
  • Robert Burns centre in Dumfries and Ellisland Burns birthplace
  • Whithorn dig and museum and neothlic sites at Gatehouse
Village pubs
  • Anchor Hotel serves excellent beers and pub food (10 mins walk over Jubilee path)
  • Clonyard hotel serves pub food and is 10 min walk through the forest behind Rockcliffe
  • Mariner Hotel in Kippford
  • The Beagle country pub in Barend is 10 mns drive

Find Us at

Grennan, Rockcliffe,
Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4QF

info@grennanhill.com +441556 630 291 +447825 711 855
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