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Kirkpatrick-Fleming is a village and civil parish in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. It is located around 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) north-west of Gretna, and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of Annan, between the Kirtle Water and the A74(M) motorway. From the village road, the Solway Firth, and the Cumbrian hills are visible. It also has little light pollution, affording good views of the night sky. The name is derived from the parish church, dedicated to St Patrick, and the Fleming family, the local landowners who resided at Redhall. The medieval parish church was given to Gisborough Priory in Cleveland by Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale, around 1170, though this connection lapsed after 1330. The present church dates to the 18th century and is protected as a category B listed building. The village was served by Kirkpatrick railway station on the old Caledonian Railway main line from 1847 to 1960. It also has a caravan and camping site, Bruces Cave, which boasts a cave allegedly used by King Robert the Bruce, giving rise to the "if at first you don't succeed" saying, by him watching the spiders spinning their webs.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Kirkpatrick-fleming in United Kingdom is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Kirkpatrick-fleming, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. Also, to reach Kirkpatrick-fleming, you'll have to take a flight to Edinburgh; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Kirkpatrick-fleming can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kirkpatrick-fleming*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kirkpatrick-fleming

    Know the pollution level of Kirkpatrick-fleming before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Kirkpatrick-fleming: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kirkpatrick-fleming for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kirkpatrick-fleming.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 29.17 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Kirkpatrick-fleming - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.89 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 11.03 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.23 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 51.85 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.13 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kirkpatrick-fleming

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kirkpatrick-fleming

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.86 USD

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