Southern Upland Way Walking Holidays Bramble Cottage, Midtown, Dallry, Castle Douglas, Scotland, DG7 3UT, GB
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Shops and Services along the Way

    Walkers need to pan carefully regarding water and supplies across the SUW.

    Please be aware that between each town / village you will not encounter any services or supplies. Water can sometimes be obtained from local farmers should they be around to help but don’t rely on this!

    Should you require a pack lunch then please ask your accommodation provider, please ensure you notify them night before your departure. Should you have any special dietary needs you would be advised to contact them in advance.

    Below is a list of towns / villages and what services you can expect.

    (Please be aware that this can be subject to change year on year especially in these difficult times and we will not be responsible for the total accuracy of this information).



    Portpatrick Several small shops, supermarkets, bakers, petrol
    Castle Kennedy Nothing Available / petrol
    New Luce Nothing other than small post office
    Bargrennan Nothing Available
    Dalry Two small village grocers plus Petrol Station selling fresh filled rolls etc (Mon to Fri)
    Sanquhar Larger town with grocers, bakers, supermarkets, Chemist, petrol
    Wanlockhead Nothing Available
    Moffat Larger town with grocers, bakers, supermarkets, Chemist, petrol
    St Mary’s Loch Nothing Available other than seasonal cafe
    Traquair Nothing, however 1.5 miles north is Innerleithen, a larger town with grocers, bakers, supermarkets, Chemist, petrol etc
    Gala / Melrose Larger towns with grocers, bakers, supermarkets, Chemist, petrol
    Lauder Small shop and Post Office
    Longformacus Nothing Available
    Abbey St Bathans Nothing Available
    Cockburnspath Small shop and Post Office