Later Living - Wigtown

Kirklea Place

Situated in a quiet, scenic area close to Wigtown town centre.   Wigtown was officially designated as Scotland’s National Book Town in 1998 and is now home to a wide range of book-related businesses and opportunities

Kirklea Place consists of 13 self-contained 1-bedroom bungalows which accommodate people aged 55 years and above.

The properties enjoy their own front door and small front garden.  The property also benefits from 24-hour emergency support via alarm system.

A dedicated Later Living Development manager will be onsite 2 days per week to ensure your development is comfortable, safe and a great place to live. Development Managers plan and facilitate social activities and events and link in with community groups to keep connected to the local community.

Kirklea place offers communal drying facilities positioned to the rear of the properties.  The properties enjoy beautiful extended views over the local countryside and the impressive county building clock tower.  The County Buildings house the local library and computer suite which offers an array of opportunity and activity to be enjoyed.

Enjoy a great day out, with meals and refreshments served in the town’s cafes, inns and hotels. Wigtown hosts a Summer Street Market is in Market Square each Saturday during the summer months.  Items such as fruit & vegetables, plants, preserves, cakes, cheese and jewellery are normally to be found on a typical Saturday at Wigtown Summer Street Market.

A regular bus service ( provides easy transport to surrounding villages and towns, with all the amenities of  Newton Stewart only 6 miles away. 

Wigtown has a local GP surgery which is part of the Galloway Hills Medical Group.  The Surgery is situated in the town centre and is currently open Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm.