Despite its rural and secluded setting, Kirkwood is within easy distance of good shopping and services.
Four miles away is Lockerbie, the local town, and is most suitable for day to day shopping. It has supermarket Tesco, newsagents, gift shops, an antiques shop, off licence, butcher, chemist and doctor’s surgery.
Annan, five miles away, is slightly larger than Lockerbie, but offers similar services, it has Tesco & Aldi.
Dumfries, twelve miles away, is larger again with a good selection of shops including Marks and Spencer, Boots, River Island, Matalan, TK Maxx & New Look. There are fishing tackle shops and a public swimming pool.
Carlisle, twenty miles away, is a bigger shopping centre with large supermarkets and arcades, including The Lanes Shopping Centre.
Why not visit the designer outlet village at Gretna to give your wallet a pounding? It’s only fifteen miles away and has many great shops including Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap, Claire’s Accessories and Next.