There is a good train service to Dumfries. From here you can take a bus or taxi to Kirkcudbright.
There's a lot to see in the area around Kirkcudbright. Kirkcudbright is famous for its "Scottish colourists", artists who painted the beautiful surrounding area.
Among the many pleasant beaches to visit are The Doon, Carrick, Brighouse Bay and Ladies' Bay.
There are also a few caravan sites and cottages to let in the area.