Enjoy Festival Saturday and let us organise your transport! Subject to uptake, we are offering a Festival Travel and Ticket package this year. The package includes a ticket for the daytime concerts (Dalmellington Band, 2pm and Festival Chorus, 4.45pm), return coach travel from a central point in Glasgow or Edinburgh and travel between venues. Priced at £38 full price and £25 for under 26s, packages must be booked in advance at the Box Office.
Cumnock is in East Ayrshire, situated approximately 40 miles south of Glasgow, and 40 miles north of Dumfries, 15 miles east of Ayr.
How to get here
Stagecoach services 42, 43, 46, 246 and X76 serve Cumnock from Ayr, Kilmarnock, Dumfries and Glasgow – please see www. stagecoachbus.com for details.
There are two train stations nearby, Auchinleck Station and New Cumnock Station. They connect to many lines in Scotland with a direct line from Glasgow Central via Barrhead and Kilmarnock. From Carlisle, the train stops at Gretna Green, Annan, Dumfries, Sanquhar and Kirkconnel. Please see www.scotrail.co.uk for details.
You can book a taxi in advance with Cumnock Taxis: 01290 423 440 or Glaisnock Taxis: 01290 423 669.
There is ample free parking in Cumnock and car parks are signposted; however parking at each venue is limited, and there is no parking at Cumnock Old Church or Trinity Church, so you may have to park nearby and walk. Please leave plenty of time as events will start at the advertised time and latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break. There are spaces for blue badge holders at each venue except Cumnock Old Church and Trinity Church.
Approximate journey times:
- From Glasgow 50 minutes
- From Edinburgh 1 hour 50 minutes
- From Dumfries 1 hour 20 minutes
- From Dundee 2 hours 10 minutes
- From Perth 1 hour 40 minutes
- From Carlisle 1 hour 40 minutes