Dumfries (pronounced dum-frees) is the largest town in southwest Scotland. A market town situated abreast the River Nith, Dumfries is a former major seaport and is nicknamed “Queen of the South.”
With a population of approximately 32,000, Dumfries is located just twenty minutes from the A74(M), thirty miles north of the English border. From Dumfries you can take the M6 north to Glasgow (1.5 hours), south to Carlisle (40 minutes), and northwest to Edinburgh (2 hours). Public transportation by train and bus routes are easily accessible from the town centre and train station.
Dumfries is known for its community living and beautiful countryside. It’s set in some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes. Located minutes from the Solway coastline, the community offers abundant walking trails and bicycling paths for those who enjoy the outdoors.