From the East: brown tourist sign posts along the A75 start roughly 12 miles from the Gardens.

From the North: from the A77, when you are approximately 2 miles from Stranraer, turn left onto the A751 sign posted to Dumfries. At the junction with the A75, turn left towards Dumfries. You will come to the village of Castle Kennedy after 1 mile. Turn left into the Gardens as sign posted.

Well-shaded car and bus parking is available adjacent to the entrance to the Gardens.

The nearest railway station is at Stranraer, tickets and train time information are available from  It is an easy taxi ride from Stranraer Station,  the short distance to the Gardens.  Local taxi companies include A 2 B Taxis 01776 700070 or Mcleans Taxis 01776 703343.

For Sat Navs please use postcode DG9 8SL.