How To Find
From Glasgow direction, take the M77/A77 southbound from Glasgow signposted to Kilmarnock; continue on the A77 southbound bypassing Ayr. Take the left turn when reaching Maybole signed Crosshill/Straiton and when you reach Crosshill you will cross a bridge into the village at King Street. Carry on along King Street and you will come to Dalhowan Street. Lilac Bank Cottage is mid-way along this street facing open farmland.
Heading north from Carlisle follow M6 and take A75 towards Dumfries turning off at Crocketford onto A712 and then A713 to Dalmellington. Once through Dalmellington take a left turn onto B741 across countryside to Straiton. Take a right turn onto Straiton Main Street and across the bridge turn left following the road until you reach Clointie Farm. Turn right and follow the road into Crosshill and Dalhowan Street. The cottage is mid way down on the right hand side just before you leave the open farmland on the left.
The nearest train station is in Maybole and there is an hourly bus service from the train station down to Crosshill.
45 Dalhowan Street, Crosshill
Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland
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