Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

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Knockengorroch Festivals were born from a love of the land, excellent roots music and celebrating the good times.

We present unparalleled music, arts and workshops in a beautiful mountain riverside meadow.

For us location is key. We are one of the most beautiful and unique festival venues in the UK. Our festival commemorates and celebrates the history and the people that once lived in our valley, in former times an entire village…

We are a festival run by a family, for families, in the very broadest sense of the word.

We support rural regeneration in the Uplands of Scotland, creating local business and enterprise, and attracting visitors to a still surprisingly relatively unexplored region of Scotland, our ‘Hidden Gem’.

We also know how to party.


In times long past the native hills and streams of Scotland shaped its music. Stream becomes river, rural track becomes urban street, the musical landscape of today’s global village is diverse, both urban and rurally inspired. But all music speaks a universal language.

The World Ceilidh establishes progressive linkage between sounds indigenous to its natural amphitheatre venue and the now far-flung Celtic diaspora, once rooted in such homely places.

We promote multi-cultural forms and musical genres, highlighting the connection between roots music and the lands and people that created it.

Music from all continents is presented alongside the best in Scottish talent to showcase music in both traditional and contemporary fields.

It is Knockengorroch’s unique remit not only to celebrate cultural diversity and fusion, but to make the music home amongst the hills once more, and give it up to the people.

Name Distance Prices From
The Old Station House 2.9 ml £60.00 Book
The Haven 3.2 ml £70.00 Book
Imperial Hotel 3.5 ml £40.00 Book
Urr Valley Country House Hotel 3.9 ml £60.00 Book
Kerr Cottage 7.5 ml £55.00 Book
Maxwell Arms 7.6 ml £39.00 Book
Craigadam Country House Hotel 7.7 ml £88.00 Book
The Birchtree Hotel 7.7 ml £70.00 Book
Craignair Guest House 8.0 ml £70.00 Book
Dee View 8.1 ml £50.00 Book
Gordon House Hotel 8.8 ml £21.25 Book
The Ship Inn 9.0 ml £79.00 Book
The Anchor Hotel 9.7 ml £45.00 Book
Brookford B&B 11.8 ml £52.00 Book
Springfield 11.9 ml £65.00 Book

Knockengorroch Farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG73TJ