Find Newark Farm, Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway

Newark Farm enjoys an enviable rural location in Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway, but is readily accessible by cartrain or bus.

By road

Newark Farm is conveniently located just off the main A76 Ayr-Dumfries road.


From Dumfries

  1. A76 Dumfries, Follow signs Kilmarnock A76
  2. A76 Junction with A75
  3. At roundabout take 3rd exit In 0.2 mile at roundabout take 2nd exit.
  4. A76 (edge of) Newbridge
  5. A76 Closeburn (post office)
  6. A76 Thornhill (monument)
  7. A76 Carronbridge
  8. A76 Mennock (war memorial)
  9. Newark is 1 mile, Turn left at farm cottage at farm roadend

From Ayr

  1. A719 Ayr
    Leave by New Bridge Street A719 In 0.2 mile at roundabout forward
  2. A70 Junction with A70
    At traffic signals turn left A70 (signposted Ring Road East)
  3. A70 Junction with A79
    At gyratory take 2nd exit
  4. A70 Junction with A79/A713
    At roundabout take 1st exit and at ensuing roundabout take 2nd exit (signposted Cumnock
  5. A70 Holmston Roundabout (Junction with A77)
    At roundabout take 2nd exit
  6. A70 Coylton
    In 2.5 miles bear right
  7. A70 Ochiltree
    Bear right
  8. A76 Dettingen Roundabout (Junction with A76)
    At roundabout take 3rd exit A76 (signposted Dumfries)
  9. A76 Skerrington Roundabout
    At roundabout take 2nd exit In 3.4 miles at roundabout take 2nd exit
  10. A76 New Cumnock Station (on right)
  11. A76 New Cumnock
    At mini-roundabout turn left
  12. A76 Kirkconnel (post office)
  13. A76 Sanquhar
  14. After passing through Sanquhar, take 2nd turn on the right

Road Distances

  • Thornhill 12 miles
  • Dumfries 26 miles
  • Ayr 40 miles
  • Edinburgh 60 miles
  • Glasgow 45 miles

By rail

Sanquhar station is only a short taxi or bus journey from Newark Farm. The station is on the Glasgow South Western line with rail services from Glasgow, Kilmarnock and the north, and from Dumfries, Carlisle and the South.

Further details: train services and station information

By bus

The 246 Ayr-Dumfries / Dumfries-Ayr service visits Sanquhar as it travels along the A76, the main road adjacent to Newark Farm road end.

Latest bus timetables are available at Stagecoach.