A Gallery and Art Space in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway

A warm welcome awaits you at this friendly gallery tucked away at 56 Southwick Road, serving the whole of Stewartry, Gallowa' and beyond.

One of the oldest buildings in Dalbeattie, originally a small nail factory.

See a panorama of The Nail Factory

The Nail Factory Bothy

Phil Crennell's eco-built sustainable bothy

We support up and coming artists offering two contemporary eco-friendly spaces for exhibitions, installations and workshops.

The Nail Factory garden provides a wonderful setting for sculpture.

The Nail Factory Bothy The Nail Factory Bothy

See a panorama of the garden

We are open Tuesday-Sunday, 11-5pm but we are happy to accommodate visitors at other times, just phone 01556 611686 to make a booking and talk to Rupinder Dulay or Peter Dowden. We cater for all ages of visitors and dog friendly.


  • Blossom Exhibition
    See What's On for details
    7th April - 27th June
  • Mary Smith's Writing Group
    will continue to meet every 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-9pm
  • See What's On for details of our 2018 programme


From our comments book...

  • "...a warm welcome..."
  • "...cosy yet modern and contemporary..."
  • "...such a lovely welcoming space..."
  • "...another exciting and inspiring exhibition..."