"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Wigton Bay

Wigton Bay is a coastal feature in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Bay

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX522474

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near Wigton Bay

  • Laggan Outdoor (4m)
  • Cream o Galloway (6m)
  • Galloway Smokehouse (6m)
  • Whithorn Cradle of Christianity (6m)
  • Cardoness Castle (7m)
  • Galloway Country Style Ltd (7m)
  • Alexandra Wolffe - Animals (8m)
  • Brighouse Bay Trekking (8m)
  • Creetown Gem Rock Museum (8m)
  • Monreith Animal World and Museum (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Harbour Square
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01557 330 494
Email info@visitscotland.com

Seasonal opening

We don't have any photos yet of Wigton Bay. Upload a Photo

Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 16 December


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:34 GMT
High Tide
10:27 GMT
Low Tide
16:51 GMT
High Tide
22:45 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Five Day Weather and Tides

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near Wigton Bay

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs


All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about Wigton Bay

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.