Dates announced for this year's Wigtown Book Festival (2021)


This year's Wigtown Book Festival will take place over 24th September - 3rd October.

Wigtown is transformed during the Book Festival

Accommodation is always very busy for the hugely popular Wigtown Book Festival so please ensure that you book early again this year to avoid disappointment.

You couldn't be closer, without being in Wigtown itself, at Courtyard Cottages and with a choice of accommodation, this is the perfect base for your Wigtown Book Festival experience.

Wigtown Book Festival

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Glorious Galloway

18 Jan 21
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Visit to the red deer park

11 Jan 21
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Visitor Attractions


Within a short distance of the cottages you'll find world famous literary, food and music festivals, stunning hillwalking and mountain biking in the Galloway Hills and Galloway Forest Park and some of the best scenery and wildlife in Scotland.

Cream o' Galloway Visitor Centre

Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre is the home of luxurious dairy Cream o' Galloway Ice Cream, made with organic milk from their award winning cow with calf dairy farm. Open from Spring till Autumn for play in the adventure playground, E-karts and pedal karts, toddler Mini Play Zone and deliciously tasty events.

Cream o' Galloway

Mountain Biking

The cottages are a short drive away from two of the world class 7 Stanes mountain bike trails at Kirroughree (15mins) and Glentrool (20mins).

MTB Trails

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

3-day celebration of traditional music & dance featuring concerts, workshops, sessions, solo piping competition, Highland dancing competition, family fun day and much more!

Traditional Music

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