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The Area

Visitors to Oakbank Farm Campsite are spoiled with an abundance of beautiful country walks right on our doorstep, and we’re situated just 10 miles from the thriving nearby market town of Dumfries.

Oakbank Farm is set next to a 19th century stone built working farm within the small hamlet of Kirkpatrick, just outside Closeburn off the A76 between Dumfries & Kilmarnock.


We’re spoiled with an abundance of beautiful country walks right on our doorstep, and are situated just 10 miles from the thriving nearby market town of Dumfries. The handsome and impressive Drumlanrig Castle is only 4 miles away and boasts amazing gardens, country walks, unique woodland based mountain biking and the chance to walk through and explore a 17th century castle with all its amazing paintings, tapestries and steeped in history.

Local culture & history

There are dozens of historic sites and castles to visit within an easy drive of Oakbank Farm. Why not take a day trip to Dumlanrig Castle (8 miles) or Dumfries House (32 miles, as seen on BBC Countryfile).

You can find out more about local castles and historic attractions on the Historic Environment Scotland website and Visit Scotland website.

Alternatively you can try the following;

Annandale Distillery (27 miles)

Crawick Multiverserse (14 miles)

Robert Burns’ home, Ellisland Farm is 5 miles away, with the scenic Loch Ettrick a short 5 minute drive away with a quaint little boathouse and open water.  Finally, a wee bit closer to home we have red squirrels, kites, deer, otters and much more all seen regularly on and around the farm itself.

For some fresh air

Ae Forest (8 miles, walking, mountain biking and outdoor recreation)

Mabie Forest (18 miles)

Loch Ken Activity Centre (27 miles)

Sandy Hills (sandy beach) (30 miles)

Kippford (29 miles, shaly beautiful estuary with a little gift and café, two pubs serving good food).

Clatteringshaws Dark Skies Visitor Centre (30 miles)

Contact & Bookings

Self Catering Cottage at Oakbank Farm

Self Catering

2 Bedroomed Self Catering cottage complete with relaxing lounge and bar area.


We have room for 10-12 pitches (4 hard standing) all on flat, level ground, with 10 x electric hook-up points available.


Find us conveniently situated just off the A76 road between Dumfries & Kilmarnock, just South of the small village of Closeburn.



"Great little site, toilet and shower were both clean. Well kept and friendly. All in all a lovely place."

Sam Peacock