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This Community Website has been set up to provide an insight into Carsphairn and its surrounding area - and as an information point for the local community and visitors alike.

Please look into the Menu above for a comprehensive list of events, information and contacts



The Parish of Carsphairn is around 100 square miles in size, and currently has a population of around 200 people.  The village itself is on the main A713 road between Ayr and Castle Douglas.


In the village  there is a Shop with Tea Room and attractive Tea Garden, Primary School, Church, Village Hall, a Community Garden and Heritage Centre.


The parish is situated on the sloping side of that mountainous ridge which separates Kirkcudbrightshire from Ayrshire, and has a southern exposure.   On the north it is bounded by the parishes of Dalmellington and New Cumnock;  on the east, by the parish of St John's Town of Dalry;  on the south by Kells and on the west and southwest by the parishes of Straiton and Minnigaff.



This area is a beautiful wild landscape much frequented by those who wish to see wildlife and the hills.

River Deugh, Carsphairn Rhododendron, Carsphairn Carsphairn View


New Tenants are required for Carsphairn Village Shop in September.  A five apartment house is available with shop and tea room.  Please call 01644 460202 or 07718 139469 for further informat

CARSPHAIRN SHOW, Saturday 7th June - 

Results now available on the Show Page.

Mrs Wilson of Shiel, Carsphairn - a photo, part of the Heritage Group 2014 Exhibition

THE HERITAGE CENTRE is now fully open  for the 2014 Season.   SEE LOCAL HISTORY PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS and current leaflet

A "Welcome Leaflet" with information about facilities in Carsphairn has been published, visit the Local Information page to download a copy.


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