Wonderful selection of shopping opportunities greet you across the Border500 route.

On the route you are never very far away from a village or town, where you can stop off and get the essentials you need.

The region has an amazing and varied selection of independent small businesses where unique products and excellent customer service, makes a welcome change from the normal clone towns.


"A great opportunity to find an usual gift of stumble across food full of taste."

Craft butchers and bakers, gift shops and boutiques compliment with the everyday essential outlets, hair dressers, post office, cobblers and general grocers 

Barbours - Dumfries Town Centre

Barbours Stores

Gretna Gateway Oulet Village

Gretna Gateway Outlet Village

At the M6/M74 interchange, Gretna Gateway Outlet Village offers a wide selection of shops, and big name brands plus places to eat.  Next, Ralph Lauren, M&S, Costa, Gap, Superdrry, all set in a pleasant street design setting.  Well worth a visit.

A family run business of quality department stores

You'll find an interesting shopping experience awaiting you when you visit our stores. Established in 1856 these very special stores, situated in South West Scotland are still independently owned.

From fashion to homeware, you’ll find a wide selection of items to suit every individual taste

Moffat Toffee Shop

Kilnford Farm Shop

Jock Rome’s family have been farming around Kilnford for over 300 years, Galloway beef, Blackface lamb and Duroc X pork to the highest welfare standards.  His Galloway beef and Blackface lamb graze on high land just a few miles from his farm shop at Kilnford, and his pigs have been awarded the highest Freedom Food award from the RSPCA

The Moffat Toffee Shop has been established for over 125 years. 

Today, we still make our homemade confections in Moffat and continue to sell them in our famous shop. We have possibly the biggest retail range of confectionery in the UK including old fashioned sweets & handmade chocolates,