What's On near Kirkennan in Dumfries & Galloway

This page offers a non-exhaustive list of events and activities happening near Kirkennan that we think might be of interest to those holidaying at Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages.

Please also see Kirkennan's facebook page

If you have a local event you would like me to add please let me know.

April 2018

11th 9pm Spring Stargazing, Kirroughtree Visitor Centre

13th 10-11 Easter Stories in the Yurt, Caerlaverock WWT

13th 9pm Spring Stargazing, Kirroughtree Visitor Centre

15th Open Garden at 3 Millhall

18th 11-3 Dogs Trust Community Event, Castle Douglas - including free micro-chipping & basic health check

21st 8.30pm Bat walk at Crichton, Dumfries.

28th 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

28th The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo

May 2018

6th Open Day at The Garden of Cosmic Speculation and at Crawick Multiverse and at Threave

6th 10-4 In Focus, Caerlaverock WWT - a chance to try out binoculars and telescopes

6th Kirkcudbright Plant Fair

7th 8-10am Warbler Walk, Caerlaverock WWT

13th Open Garden at Dalswinton House

18th 10-11am Stories in the Yurt, Caerlaverock WWT

26th 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

26th - 28th Spring Fling

27th May Open Garden at Cowhill Tower and at Corsock House

June 2018

3rd Open Garden at Capenoch and at Barmagachan House

3rd 10-4pm Wildlife Photography Workshop, Caerlaverock WWT - booking essential

7th Open Garden at Broughton House

10th Open Garden at Glenae and Linden Lea

15th 10-11am Stories in the Yurt, Caerlaverock WWT

17th Open Garden at Glenlivet and The Limes

22nd Open Garden at Kirkcaldy House

22nd 6.30-8.30 Evening Wildlife Safari, Caerlaverock WWT

23rd 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

24th Open Garden at Newtonaird's Lodge and Drumstinchall Cottage and Drumstinchall House

28th Open Garden at Broughton House

July 2018

1st Open Garden at Southwick House

1st In Focus Caerlaverock WWT

3rd Bug Hunt, Caerlaverock WWT

4th Pond Dipping, Caerlaverock WWT

8th Open Garden at Whiteside and at Seabank

10th Bug Hunt, Caerlaverock WWT

11th Pond Dipping, Caerlaverock WWT

13th Stories in the Yurt, Caerlaverock WWT

14th - 15th Kirkcudbright Country Fair

15th Open Garden at Amisfield Tower

18th Pond Dipping, Caerlaverock WWT

19th Wildlife Gardening for Kids, Caerlaverock WWT

22nd Open Garden at Crofts

24th Bug Hunt, Caerlaverock

25th Pond Dipping, Caerlaverock WWT

26th Wildlife Art Morning, Caerlaverock WWT

27th Evening Wildlife Safari, Caerlaverock WWT

28th 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

31st Bug Hunt, Caerlaverock WWT

August 2018

5th Open Garden at Dalswinton Mill and Threave

12th 2-5pm Dalbeattie Community Allotments Open Day

25th 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

September 2018

2nd Open Garden at 3 Millhall

22nd 10-2 Colvend Producers & Makers Market

October 2018

21st Story Telling at Dalswinton Garden

27-28th Kirkcudbright Food Festival

Dates to be confirmed:

Rutting week at the Red Deer Range, Galloway Forest Park

Dalbeattie Folktober Fest

January 2019

Big Burns Supper

February 2019
Scottish Snowdrop Festival

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