A visit to our beautiful area is not complete without experiencing and tasting the local produce. You will soon realise that Scotland has so much more to offer than just superb our whiskies, haggis, tatties & neeps. We are blessed with a wonderful coastline, fertile land, experienced skilled farmers and producers of fine meat, wonderful fresh vegetables, fresh fish and creating wonderful flavoursome prepared food as well craft beers, whisky and fine locally produced spirits.
Local Suppliers & Where to Buy All the Best Local Produce Include:
Kilnford Farm Shop & Farmhouse Kitchen Café – Farm Shop, Deli & Restaurant
Jock Rome’s family have been farming around Kilnford for over 300 years, their Galloway beef and Blackface lamb graze on high land just a few miles from the farm shop at Kilnford. He farms with great integrity and his pigs have been awarded the highest Freedom Food award from the RSPCA. There is a Shop, delicatessen, restaurant & offers local delivery of local sourced meat hampers, fresh fruit and vegetable boxes.
Address & Contact Details: The Old Glen Road, Dumfries DG2 8PT – Phone: 01387 253087
Cream o’Galloway – Ice Creams, Visitor Centre, Activities & Farm Shop
Cream o’ Galloway ice cream is made with organic milk from their award winning cow with calf dairy farm, and for an ice cream treat there is simply nowhere else. After a three year pilot they have committed to cow-with-calf farming permanently, making it the largest cow-with-calf dairy farm in Europe. The Ethical Dairy range is a fully organic range of cheeses and ice creams
Address & Contact Details: Rainton, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas DG7 2DR – Phone: 01557 814040
Sandersons of Senwick – Free Range Eggs & Fine Butchers
Enjoy free-range meats and eggs from a local family farm. Our rare breed Shetland cattle are grass fed producing flavoursome Scottish beef. The Senwick Goat is reared on our sweet grasses producing a spectacular taste home bred and the Senwick Lamb and hogget are available seasonally and packed full of flavour. The free-range eggs from a flock that is free to roam and play in the great outdoors, producing splendid bright yolks.
Address & Contact Details: Upper Senwick Farm, Borgue, DG6 4TR – Phone: 01557870199
Kirkcudbright Farmers Market – Local Fruit, Veg & Artisan Produce
Kirkcudbright Farmers Market is a large regional market with a good variety of locally produced food, drink and crafts held in historic Kirkcudbright Town. The market is held the Town Hall but moves to Soaperie Gardens in the Kirkyard in the centre of the town during summer months. This is a large market with a wide range of local produce with around 20-30 stalls take part each month.
Galloway Smokehouse – Smoked Fish & Local Seafood & Game Produce
Nestling on the banks of Wigtown Bay is the Galloway Smokehouse, home of prize winning smoked salmon, trout, seafood and game. From the simple tasty kipper to the grand salmon, a huge variety of smoked food is on offer. The shop sells a wide variety of local produce including Galloway honey, jams, pickles, sauces and ice cream.
Address & Contact Details: Carsluith, Newton Stewart DG8 7DN – Phone: 01671 820354
Ferry Fish, Castle Douglas – Experts in Seafood
Premium quality fresh fish, smoked fish, shellfish & local wild venison delivered direct to your door. Sea to plate in 48 hours, their Scottish fresh fish is hand filleted and boned. Free home delivery across the whole of Dumfries and Galloway. Pop up shop every Friday, Market Hill, Castle Douglas. Times: 9.00am-1.00pm
Address & Contact Details: Carsluith, Newton Stewart DG8 7DR – Phone: 0330 229 0185
West Coast Sea Products – Fish, Shellfish & Seafood
Locally produced Scottish seafood will be available on a weekly basis across Dumfries and Galloway. Striking display of freshly caufgt fish for sale directly from the van. Kirkcudbright, Moat Brae, 09.00-11.00am
Address & Contact Details: Dee Walk, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DQ – Phone: 01557 330789
Brambles Delicatessen, Kirkcudbright – Charcuterie, Cheese, Relishes & More
Brambles Delicatessen is located right in the centre of Kirkcudbright, in St Mary Street, selling a wide selection of foods sourced both from local suppliers and from around the world. Charcuterie, artisan cheeses, chocolates, jams, relishes and Fair Trade products. Having discovered Brambles Deli in Kirkcudbright, many holidaymakers have often asked if they sell online, now they do.
Address & Contact Details: 48a St Mary St, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DN – Phone: 01557 332470
Castle MacLellan, Kirkcudbright – Fine Pâtés
Castle MacLellan Foods has been established for over 35 years and is renowned for its high-quality range of pâtés. Today they continue a tradition of excellence and the reputation as the pâté experts. The lowlands and forests around Dumfries & Galloway are home to all manner of wonderful flavours and are used in production of their pâté .
Address & Contact Details: Dee Walk, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DR – Phone: 01557 330905
Local Brewers, Distilleries & Chocolate Producers
Sulwath Brewers – Quality Hand Crafted Real Ales
Traditionally brewed, quality hand crafted real ale. Sulwath Brewers real ales are hand crafted with the local palate in mind, and to exacting standards. They take great pride in the production of their products which are brewed traditionally, with no concentrates, colourings or extract and with a keen accent on the taste. Touts and shop available.
Address & Contact Details: 209 King St, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT – Phone: 01556 504525
Dark Art Distillery – Sky Garden Galloway Gin
A new gin distillery in the heart of Kirkcudbright, crafting and creating luxurious spirits. The distillery sits alongside the Galloway Forest Park, Britain’s largest forest park which, in 2009, became the firsts Dark Sky Park in the UK and Western Europe. Andrew took his inspiration to create something to mirror our unique surroundings, from here the Dark Art Distillery was born.
Address: The Johnston, St Mary St, Kirkcudbright DG6 4EG – Phone: 01557 337217
Crafty Distillery – Creating Spirits & Experiences
Whisky, gin & vodka, tours and local organic gifts in the shop. The modern distillery was designed to deliver a modern grain to glass set up which would allow them to create any spirit they turn their hand to, and create an inspiring and unique home to celebrate their products and the region that drives their character. Awarded ‘Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year’ in 2020
Address & Contact Details: Wigtown Rd, Newton Stewart DG8 6AS – Phone: 01671 404040
Bladnoch Distillery & Visitor Centre, Newton Stewart – Whisky Producers
From the world’s oldest privately owned Scotch Whisky Distillery, it is over 200 years old and crafts the finest Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The distillery is situated on the banks of the River Bladnoch and is the most southerly whisky distillery in Scotland. Shop & tours available.
Address: Bladnoch, Newton Stewart DG8 9AB – Phone: 01988 402605
The Cocoabean Company – Chocolate Factory
The Cocoabean Company is a family run chocolate factory and visitor attraction based in Dumfries & Galloway. Children’s Chocolate Workshops are at the heart and soul of what we do. We produce a wide range of luxury chocolates and confectionery; all hand crafted using traditional methods, to the highest standards.
Address & Contact Detaiils: Ashland, Twynholm, Kirkcudbright DG6 4NP – Phone: 01557 860608