Regular Events in Gatehouse

Events taking place in Gatehouse on a regular basis.  If you would like the meeting times of your club or society listed here, please contact us.

Gatehouse Country Market

Every Saturday throughout the year from 9.00-12 noon at the Kiosk in the main Car Park. A range of stalls selling quality food produce from around Galloway. Bread, meat, eggs, veg, cheese, fruit and veg. More.

The Mill on the Fleet

The Mill is open each year from April - October. As well as the main exhibition, there is a programme of exhibitions, talks and guided walks running throughout the season.

Gatehouse Gala

The annual Gatehouse of Fleet Gala takes place during the end of July/beginning of August each year. 

Dates: Gala Week each year is a week of activities and events running from Sunday to Sunday with Gala Day itself falling on the first Saturday in August.

In 2015 Gala Week runs from Sunday 26th July to Sunday 2nd August.  Gala Day is Saturday 1st August. Click here for further information.

Gala Week opening ceremony in Ann Street © Ken Smyth


Midsummer Music

Midsummer Music, organised by the Gatehouse Festival Group, takes place over the midsummer weekend in June each year.  Details of past programmes and of the forthcoming festival are available on their website. Click here to visit.

Gatehouse Music Society

 Concerts (4 a year) are held in Gatehouse Parish Church.  Season ticket £27, individual concerts £9, accompanied schoolchildren free

Gatehouse Churches

 Information on the four churches in Gatehouse of Fleet including regular service times and other events planned.  It also provides contact details for each of the four churches. Click here for details.

Stewartry Walking for Health

Join our free, fun and friendly local walks
Find out about your local area
Meet new people

Get some fresh air

Walk at your own pace
Our walks are free

Our walks are short - From 30 minutes to an hour and are organised by local volunteers.
Our walks are easy - You don’t have to be super fit to join in we have walkers of all abilities.
Our walks are accessible – Most leave from the centre of town (transport is available to some of the starting points - contact us for more details)
Our walks need no special equipment – they take place on well-surfaced paths or roads
Our walks are your walks! - Let us know where you’d like to go and we’ll try and organise it

We are currently walking in:

Dalry - Mon and Wed 2pm - meet at the Bank of Scotland
Gatehouse - Tues 2pm - meet in the main car park
Kirkcudbright - Wednesday 10am. Short walk meet at the Town Hall. Long walk, meet at the Tourist Information Centre
Castle Douglas - Thurs 2pm - meet at the Tourist Information Centre
Dalbeattie - Saturday 10.30am - meet behind the Town Hall

No need to book just put on some comfy shoes and turn up!


Associations & Clubs

From sports activities to the local horticultural society, you'll find details of local associations and clubs by clicking here.

Contact Us

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The website is managed by the Gatehouse Development Initiative.  Contact us at or phone 01557 814458.

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