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Food & Drinks in Newton Stewart

Marrbury Smokehouse

This has an excellent line in smoked salmon and other local produce; it's something of a local standout. There's a restaurant to try before you buy. It's on the A75 between Newton Stewart and Gatehouse of Fleet by a…
Books in Wigtown

The Bookshop

This claims to be Scotland’s largest secondhand bookshop, and has a great collection of Scottish and regional titles. The owner's Diary of a Bookseller tells it like it is.
Wine in Peebles

Villeneuve Wines

This excellent wine shop is particularly strong on French vintages.
Books in Selkirk

Forest Bookstore

This likeable bookshop has an expertly curated selection of novels as well as good sections on philosophy and art.