Newton Stewart (Gd: Baile Ur nan Stiùbhartach) is a burgh town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire.
The town lies around the River Cree with the majority of the town to the west of the river, it is an administrative centre for the Machars area of Dumfries and Galloway.
Newton Stewart is commonly known as "Gateway to the Galloway Hills’’. It stands as the main market town for the east of the Wigtownshire area.
The Newton Stewart website has lots more information about the area.