Travelling west on the A75 continue around Dumfries following signs for Dalbettie and Solway coast. Turn off the A75 towards the A711 and continue to Dalbeattie. Pass through the Town of Dalbeattie and turn left towards Kippford and Rockcliffe on the A710. Continue past the turning to Kippford and take the next right for Rockcliffe.
Follow the road down into the village and along the shore front turning right just before the end of this road up a hill. Follow this no through road round to the left and take the right drive just directly after Motefield. Drive up this steep concrete road to Lonsdale Cottage on the left.