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Day 1

Dumfries to Sanquhar Strava route

Day 2

Sanquhar to Girvan Strava route

Day 3

Girvan to Drummore Strava route

Day 4

Drummore to Isle of Whithorn Strava route

Day 5

Isle of Whithorn to Kirkcudbright Strava route

Day 6

Kirkcudbright to Dumfries Strava route


A not entirely comprehensive list of where to stay. Google, airbnb etc. will throw up more options. These are not recommendations other than where stated. When using the VSWS links check location of accommodation!


Dumfries is the main county town and so has lots of accommodation to choose from, a few of which are listed here;-


Listed here;- 


Woodland Bay Hotel KA26 0HP   01465 710 700

Where we stayed on the 2019 ride

+ Large bedrooms in which you can store your bikes overnight

- Involves riding a mile out of Girvan down the busy A77

The Southfield Hotel KA26 9DS   01465 714 222

The Royal Hotel KA26 9HE   01465 714 203

Queens Hotel KA26 9HE   01465 713 670



Queens Hotel DG9 9PS   01776 840 300

Tory Cottage B&B DG9 9PT   01776 840266

East Muntloch Croft B&B DG9 9HN   01776 840 264

Driftwood B&B DG9 9QF   01776 840 655


Isle of Whithorn

Steam Packet Inn DG8 8LL   01988 500 334

A characterful Inn with scenic views over the harbour

The owner Alastair not only completed the 2018 SW300 24 hour challenge but also raised over £4,000 for charity in doing so. He also brewed a special SW300 Challenge Ale which he handed out free to other riders. 

Alastair is also looking to open a self catering hostel in 2020



Selkirk Arms Hotel DG6 4JG   01557 330 402

The Owner Chris organised and partook in the 2019 ride and accompanying videos.

Alternatives listed here;-