Follow the signs for Borgue (B727) along the western side of Kirkcudbright Bay. At Borgue take left turn signposted Carrick. Continue past viewpoint on the unmade road into Carrick and keep bay on the left. Follow road until you reach Shilfa on the right. The name is on gable end where you park.
From the A75 at Gatehouse of Fleet take road signed Sandgreen & Cream o’Galloway. Stay on this road until just after Boreland of Girthon Farm where the road takes a sharp 90 turn. At that turn you go straight onto the unmade road. Follow. Take to the right where the road divides. Shilfa is the second house on the left and bears its name on the gable where you park.