Getting Here

Situated 70 miles north-west of the English border and 54 miles south of Glasgow Prestwick Airport, the site can be reached by air, road and rail.

Please use the Traveline Scotland Journey Planner to plan your travel by public transport in Scotland.

BY AIR

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK)
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA)
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Driving Directions from the Airport (follow link)

  • From Glasgow Prestwick Airport – 54miles/87km
  • From Glasgow International Airport – 77miles/124km
  • From Edinburgh Airport – 113miles/181km

By Taxi from the Airport

  • McLeans (01671404131) offer taxi services from both Glasgow and Prestwick airports to Penninghame. Single fares from Glasgow International are approximately £90 and from Prestwick are approximately £65
  • If others are travelling to the course from the same destination at a similar time we will organise a taxi-share to reduce costs for you

By Train from the Airport

  • Trains are run by ScotRail. Timetables and fares can be accessed on this site. Alternatively use the Traveline Scotland Journey Planner
  • Money Saving Tip! A Day tripper pass will cover the train fare and bus fare (if travelling by bus between Glasgow International and Paisley Gilmour Street) and costs just £8.50
  • The closest railway station to Penninghame House is Barrhill, approximately 14 miles away. Taxis can be arranged for this journey; McLeans are a local taxi firm available on 01671 404131. Taxis from Barrhill to Penninghame cost approximately £18. Buses are available but infrequent – check the Journey Planner at the bottom of the page

Catching the train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport

  • Train station is accessed over a short walkway from the airport
  • Journey time from Prestwick Airport station to Barrhill is approximately 1 hour

Catching the train from Glasgow International Airport

  • Nearest train station is Paisley Gilmour Street. It’s just 1 mile from the terminal and is easily reached by taxi or bus (services 66 and 300) from outside Arrivals
  • Journey time from Glasgow International Airport to Barrhill (via bus and train) is approximately 2 hours

Catching the train from Edinburgh Airport

  • Haymarket station is in central Edinburgh, accessible from Edinburgh Airport by taxi or bus
  • From Haymarket station, you can catch a train to Glasgow Queen Street station and change for a train to Barrhill
  • Journey time from Edinburgh Airport station to Barrhill can vary depending on connections, but should generally be between 3 and 4 hours

BY ROAD

The postcode for Penninghame is DG8 6RD. Newton Stewart is located on the A75, 55 miles west of Dumfries.

Coach travel to Newton Stewart is available with Stage Coach and National Express coaches. A direct bus operates between London Victoria and Newton Stewart. A taxi from Newton Stewart to Penninghame is approximately £4. McLeans are a local taxi firm available on 01671 404131

Driving from Newton Stewart

  • From the A75, head towards Stranraer and take the right turn for the A714 (Girvan), 0.5m after the roundabout for Newton Stewart
  • Turn left at the t-junction, signed A714 (Girvan)
  • Continue on the A714 (Girvan) for approximately 2 miles
  • As you approach a farm on the left and a group of houses on the right, take a right turn. Pass through the houses and head down the drive towards Penninghame House

Driving from the North

  • Take the A714 from Girvan. Follow for 26 miles
  • Turn left after the bus stop, into the group of houses. Pass through the houses and head down the drive towards Penninghame House

BY TRAIN

From the South

  • Dumfries is the nearest railway station from the South
  • Trains are run by Virgin Trains
  • National Rail offers a user-friendly train search service, covering the whole of the UK
  • Buses from Dumfries to Newton Stewart are run by Stage Coach. Journey time is approximately 1.5 hours and cost is approximately £8
  • A taxi from Newton Stewart to Penninghame is approximately £4. McLeans are a local taxi firm available on 01671 404131

From the North

  • Barrhill is the nearest railway station from the North
  • Trains are run by ScotRail
  • National Rail offers a user-friendly train search service, covering the whole of the UK
  • Barrhill is approximately 14 miles from Penninghame
  • Taxis should be arranged for the journey from Barrhill and cost approximately £18; McLeans are a local taxi firm available on 01671 404131
  • Alternative is to continue on the train to Stranraer, get the Stage Coach bus to Newton Stewart and get a taxi from there (approx £4 taxi). A slower but cheaper option

 

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