Visit Auchencairn and the surrounding villages and stay in bed & breakfast accommodation:
Auchencairn, Dumfries and Galloway. This attractive whitewashed village — the “field of the cairn” in Gaelic — climbs a steep brae facing South South East over a sandy shallow bay, with Hestan at the South and dominated to the North by the steep ridge of Screel and Bengairn, rising to over 1,000 ft behind the village.
At the western uphill end of the village is the site of Ringcroft of Stocking, scene in the 1690s of a famous poltergeist “haunting”, reported on in detail by a panel of ministers.
There are several fine Dark Age courtyardforts — Suie Hill, Almorness, Dungyle, and others — on the hills in the neighbourhood.
The district is rich in a variety of minerals, including haematite.
Nearby towns: Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright
Nearby villages: Amisfield Town, Annandale, Auldgirth, Blackwood, Cargenbridge, Closeburn, Collin, Dalswinton, Drumpark, Dumfries, Duncow, Dunscore, Greenhill, Hightae, Holywood, Johnstonebridge, Kingholm Quay, Kippford, Kirkpatrick, Kirkton, Locharbriggs, Lochend, Lochfoot, Lochmaben, Lochwood, Maxwelltown, Mouswald, Nithsdale, Racks, Rockcliffe, Shawhead, Templand, Thornhill, Tinwald, Torthorwald
Have you decided to visit Auchencairn or the surrounding villages? Please look above for somewhere to stay in:
- a Auchencairn bed and breakfast (a Auchencairn B&B or Auchencairn b and b)
- a Auchencairn guesthouse
- a Auchencairn hotel (or motel)
- a Auchencairn self-catering establishment, or
- other Auchencairn accommodation