Tesco and Morrisons deliver to Rockcliffe.

Colvend has a really well stocked Londis.

Dalbeattie has a small Co-op, as well as a couple of good local butchers.

Castle Douglas is a designated food town and has some excellent delicatessens and restaurants, as well as a large Tesco:

Destination farmshop at Loch Arthur, Beeswing

Meric Fish deliver to Rockcliffe weekly. To order just contact Mary on 07767 407614 or

Kippford (a mile walk through the woods) has two pubs and an excellent cafe: The Anchor:; The Mariner Hotel:; and The Ark:

The Garden Room cafe in Rockcliffe serves lovely cakes and sells some curiosities.

Colvend has a monthly local produce market: