The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Dumfries and Galloway

We list 10 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Dumfries and Galloway. Of these, 6 are open breweries, 4 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Borderlands Brewery
(Langholm, Dumfries 2021-Still Brewing)

Five Kingdoms Brewery
(Isle of Whithorn, Wigton 2015-Still Brewing)

Lowland Brewing
(Lockerbie, Dumfries 2018-Still Brewing)

Motte & Bailey Brewery Brewpub
(Annan, Dumfries 2019-Still Brewing)

The Portpatrick Brewery Limited
(Kirkcolm, Wigton 2015-Still Brewing)

Sulwath Brewers Limited Tap Room Photo
(Castle Douglas, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright 1995-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Andrews Ales Closed
(Cummertrees, Dumfries 2011-2018)

Galloway Lights Brewing Ltd Closed
(Dumfries, Dumfries 2016-2017)

Lola Rose Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Wanlockhead, Dumfries 2014-2020)

Madcap Brewery Closed
(Ecclefechan, Dumfries 2009-2016)


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.

Last Updated : 9th August 2023