Local Shops and Services


Students often find that the most convenient supermarkets in the town centre are Morrisons, Lidl and Iceland. If you have access to a car, Tesco and Aldi are great to visit too.

Morrisons: Brooms Road, Dumfries
Opening times: Monday – Saturday 8.00am -10.00pm, Sunday 9.00am -8.00pm

Lidl: Brooms Road, Dumfries
Opening times: Monday –Friday 8.00am –8.00pm, Saturday 8.00am –7.00pm, Sunday 9.00am –7.00pm

Iceland: 165-171 High Street, Dumfries
Opening times: Monday-Saturday 8.00am – 6.00pm, Sunday 11.00am – 5.00pm

Tesco Extra: Cuckoo Bridge Retail Park, Glasgow Road, Dumfries
Opening times: 24 hours, 7 days

Tesco Peel Centre: Lockerbie Road, Dumfries
Opening times: Monday – Saturday 6.00am – 12.00am, Sunday 8.00am –10.00pm

Aldi: Annan Road, Dumfries,
Opening times: Monday – Saturday 8.00am –9.00pm, Sunday 9.00am –7.00pm

Post Office

From your local Post Office, you can buy stamps, send parcels around the world and pick up any deliveries that you might have missed. There are two Post Offices in the town centre:
St Michael’s Street
Opening times: Monday – Friday – 7.00am – 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday – 9.00am – 12.30pm
Opening times: Monday – Saturday – 8.00am – 9.00pm, Sunday – 11.30am – 5.30pm

Places of Worship

There is a wide range of places of workshop throughout Dumfries. You can find a full list on the Council website under the Faith and Religion section.

Things to Do

You can find plenty of visitor attractions and places of interest in and around Dumfries and Galloway but checking out the Visit Scotland website or calling in and speaking to one of the staff at the Visitor Information centre on Whitesands.

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