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Boswell Book Festival will be held in May 2014 at Auchinleck House, by Auchinleck


Some of the attractions of the festival this year include authors' talks, discussions, master classes, music and theatre performances as well as a host of related events will all feature in this year's  diverse festival programme.

Location Description

BY AIR

The nearest airports are Glasgow Prestwick International (50mins) and Glasgow International Airport

BY BICYCLE

See the instructions for By Car and Train. Access possible from both the A70 adn the B7036 (via an unmade road)

BY CAR

Dumfries House is in East Ayrshire, south west Scotland. Access of from the A70 whether travelling westwards or eastwards. There are two entrances - one clearly marked 'coaches only' and the other 'cars only.' There will also be AA Festival signs. There is ample parking.

Dumfries House postcode: KA18 2NJ

Approximate journey times from:

  • Glasgow: 50 minutes
  • Edinburgh: 2 hours
  • Dumfries: 1 hour 10 minutes

BY TRAIN

Auchinleck Station connects to many lines in the region with a direct line from Glasgow Central via Barrhead and Kilmarnock to Auchinleck.

From Carlisle, the train stops at Gretna Green, Annan, Dumfries, Sanquhar, Kirkconnel and New Cumnock. And Auchinleck.

Book a taxi in advance to meet you at Auchinleck Station.

Region

Ayrshire

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