Local information

Our picture shows the view from the Garden of Gethsemane towards the City Walls of Jerusalem courtesy of Rev'd John Murdoch.


The Parish of Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean

The Solway Firth Partnership is an independent charity that works to support the local communities while respecting, protecting and celebrating the distinctive character and natural features of our marine and coastal area.

Visitors to the area may be surprised how far out the tide goes.

Below you will find a link to help you plan your activities whether it involves bathing or sailing.  This is caculated for the next seven days for Hestan Island.

The picture shows a particularly high tide at Rockcliffe in February 2014.



There is some wonderful walking within the community area.

Below are some suggestions.  You are invited to send photographs taken on any of the walks in the area to enquiry@colvendcommunity.co.uk and we will try and publish them.

Our picture shows the Needle's Eye from the path between Sandyhills and Rockcliffe.


Dalbeattie and Colvend