The Community Council Area

 

The Council area is bounded by the beautiful Solway Firth coastline to the south and small, but rugged, forested hills to the north.

 

The A710 main road from Dumfries to Dalbeattie traverses the area.

 

Much of Colvend & Southwick Community falls within the East Stewartry Coast National Scenic Area and the Nith Estuary and Fleet Valley National Scenic Areas are not far away.  For a map of the boundaries of the scenic area and a comprehensive brochure click here.

 

The principal centres within the community are:

 

Barnbarroch

Caulkerbush (Southwick)

Colvend

Kippford

Mainsriddle

Rockcliffe

Sandyhills

Portling

 

See more information about each of these locations simply by clicking on the place name.