Newton Stewart (Gd: Baile Ùr nan Stiùbhartach) is a former burgh town in the historical county of Wigtownshire in Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland.
The town is on the River Cree subsequently most of the town to the west of the river, and is sometimes referred to as the “Gateway to the Galloway Hills”.
The main local industries are agriculture, forestry and tourism. The town hosts a local market, and a number of services to withhold the crop growing industry. There are many mountain biking trails in the area. Newton Stewart lies upon the southern edge of the Galloway Forest Park, which supplies many jobs to the town.
Newton Stewart FC, nicknamed the “Creesiders” play in the South of Scotland league, their dome is called Blairmount Park.