Dumfries and Galloway
Auchencairn is an attractive village of whitewashed stone cottages, mainly dating from the early 17th century. It is located on the heritage coastline of the Solway Estuary, a National Scenic Area of unspoiled hills, cliffs, islands, bays and beaches known locally as the Scottish Riviera. Auchencairn village is on the A711 coast road from Dalbeattie to Kirkcudbright and is on the South West Coastal 300. The village provides a quiet and pretty base for exploring all that the area has to offer walkers, cyclists, wildlife enthusiasts or those who just want to relax on a beach.