Directions to Hands Across the Border Cairn

The site is directly behind the ‘Old Toll House’. It is one field South of the Gretna Gateway Outlet village (which is clearly signposted) and opposite the Garden House Hotel.

The ‘Old Toll House’ is the low, white 19th century building with a black slate roof, and a big sign saying ‘First / Last house in Scotland”, directly next to the Thomas Telford Sandstone Bridge that forms the border with England.

Postcode: DG16 5JD

By Train

Coming North

Make your way to Carlisle Station. From there connect to Gretna Green.

Coming South

Train to Carlisle from Dumfries, stopping in Gretna Green

Once at Gretna Green (applicable to everyone)

15 Minute walk down Glasgow Road and arrive at The First House of Scotland.

By Car

Coming North

Get onto the M6 , Junction 45 exit onto A75 toward South West. Then get on to the B7076 Glasgow Road and arrive at The First House of Scotland.

Coming South

Take the M74 and A74(M) to Dumfries and Galloway. Then take exit 22 from A74(M). Then get on the B7076 Glasgow Road and arrive at The First House of Scotland.

Parking

Ample free parking is provided on-site.