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Harbour View in Maidens, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Harbour View, Maidens, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £467 to £ 1342

Self catering accommodation in Maidens sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

This modern detached villa is set in a spectacular beachside location in Maidens village, with uninterrupted views over the harbour and towards the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. Maidens is a small village situated around the shores of Maidenhead Bay on the picturesque Clyde coast, and the village offers a range of amenities including a shop, post office, very popular restaurant, hotel and harbour.
This corner of South West Ayrshire is renowned for its unspoilt scenery and particularly mild climate throughout the year. The area is the perfect holiday spot for the outdoor enthusiast. There are excellent golf courses: the world famous Turnberry is only a mile from Maidens and there are also 18-hole golf courses nearby. There are the usual field sports, excellent rivers for fishing and superb routes for walking.
Ayrshire offers a varying coastline with villages, beaches and rocky coves to explore. Inland there is walking, gardens and castles to visit, riding, racing and a choice of golf courses. Culzean Castle (owned by the National Trust for Scotland) is spectacular and is Ayrshire’s most popular tourist attraction. Remodelled by the Scottish architect Robert Adam, it houses a small exhibition displaying President Eisenhower’s military civilian and military career and his association with Culzean. The surrounding country park (extending over 550 acres) has a network of wooded trails passing along the beach. Craft shows, country dancing and walks spotting fungi are attractions hosted during the year. Day trips to Ireland can be taken from Stranraer, whilst a drive north leads to Ayr (14 miles), a traditional seaside town. Glasgow/Prestwick airport is 20 miles. Shop 300 yards, pubs 100 yards.


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Gardener’s Cottage in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Gardener’s Cottage, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £345 to £ 838

Self catering accommodation in Castle Douglas sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

"Idyllically set on a 3000-acre estate..."


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Byre Cottage in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Byre Cottage, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £242 to £ 674

Self catering accommodation in Castle Douglas sleeps 4.

Features include: Wheelchair Accessible • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Fishing near by • Short Breaks • Games Room &#

Accommodation overview: Set in the rural heartland of Dumfries and Galloway on a working farm on a stunningly beautiful 650 acre estate these delightful cottages have been tastefully converted from various farm buildings to provide comfortable accommodation in a wonderful location. As well as enjoying splendid views of hills and countryside visitors to the cottages enjoy access to a grass tennis court croquet and fishing on the River Tarff. Farm tours walks wildlife and coffee shop facilities are all available at the new Barstobrick Activity Centre on the estate. The local area has plenty to offer including horse riding and many good fishing spots nearby and several golf courses locally. Within 5 miles are the lovely safe sandy beaches of the Solway coast and at Loch Ken (10 miles) there is a superb water sports centre offering sailing windsurfing canoeing and waterskiing. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room wih French doors/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Coach House in Girvan, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

The Coach House, Girvan, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £302 to £ 699

Self catering accommodation in Girvan sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

This former detached Coach House lies on the private Bargany Estate with over 500 acres of woodland and river walks. Wildlife is abundant with a large variety of birdlife and roe deer to observe. Fishing, both trout and salmon, is available by arrangement. Near the harbour town of Girvan, with sightseeing, fishing and boat trips available, a lovely beach, boating lake, play park and a good variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. The perfect holiday location for the outdoor enthusiast with golf, cycling and walking in abundance. Ayrshire offers a varying coastline with villages, beaches and rocky coves to explore. Swimming pool at Maybole, 6 miles. Shops and pub 3½ miles.


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Quiet in Sorbie, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Quiet, Sorbie, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £223 to £ 521

Self catering accommodation in Sorbie sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

Located in peaceful countryside and surrounded by the rolling Galloway Hills, these two adjoining byre holiday conversions provide an ideal base from which to explore this quiet Machars Peninsula with its rugged coastline and sandy beaches. Beautifully converted and furnished, they are set on an organic sheep and beef farm accessed by a well-maintained farm road and provide an ideal place to relax and unwind. Home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens, the area benefits from a temperate climate due to the gulf stream, and is a paradise for nature lovers and birdwatchers. With the beautiful Galloway Forest Park and seven stanes close by, this is a popular area for walkers and cyclists of all abilities. Sea, river and loch fishing available in the surrounding area with sailing, watersports and golf in abundance. Wigtown, Scotland’s national book town and Whithorn’s historic dig and priory all nearby, while Newton Stewart has a good range of shops, pubs, eateries, cinema and swimming pool. There are also good tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course. Shop 1 mile, pub 3 miles.


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The Cottage in Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Cottage, Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £340 to £ 861

Self catering accommodation in Garlieston sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Situated in the charming village of Garlieston and only 200 yards from a sandy beach, this holiday cottage, one of a row, has many original features and provides an ideal base from which to explore the Solway coastline with rocky coves and picturesque villages. Other activities include fishing, sailing and golf. Wigtown, Scotland’s national book town, and Whithorn’s historic dig are nearby, while Newton Stewart has a good range of shops, a cinema and swimming pool. Shop and pub 250 yards.


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Mountain Cross in Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Mountain Cross, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £399 to £ 1192

Self catering accommodation in Gatehouse of Fleet sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 3 miles from sandy beaches, this spacious and comfortable detached house is set in an acre of secluded, gently sloping gardens. The area offers sailing, swimming, fishing, golf, tennis, riding, bird-watching, historical sites and many forest and woodland walks. The house is well-positioned for visits to the ‘artistic’ town of Kirkcudbright, the market town of Castle Douglas and the scenic Galloway Forest Park, Isle of Whithorn and Mull of Galloway. Shops and pub ½ mile.


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Glen View in Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Glen View, Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £400 to £ 1029

Self catering accommodation in Dunscore sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Peacefully situated within Dunscore Glen, these two detached properties, both furnished and equipped to an excellent standard, offer panoramic views over open countryside.
Nestling in the heart of the Dumfriesshire countryside, there is extensive walking throughout the shared 300-acre grounds and the opportunity to watch deer, birds of prey and owls in their natural surroundings.
Local attractions include Drumlanrig Castle, the home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and has a superb art collection, beautiful gardens and extensive country park. Nearby is Thornhill with shops, hotels and an 18-hole golf course, Mabie Farm Park with quad bikes, trampolines and astro turf slides.
Dumfries, dating back 800 years, has connections with the poet Robert Burns, and activities include Camera Obscura, cinemas, skating and swimming.
Further south is the remote triangular-shaped Caerlaverock Castle which dates back to 1270, with its mighty gatehouse and moat, and a nearby nature reserve. Amongst the protected salt marsh and mud flats there are many well-situated birdwatchers’ hides, which offer the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the rare natterjack toad or one of the thousands of barnacle geese which return in the winter.
The nearby Galloway Forest Park is famed for off-road cycling and walking with the Seven Stanes and National Cycle Network also passing nearby. Watersports available at Loch Ken.
The Solway Coast has many varied towns with art, craft and antique shops.
Throughout this whole area there are great opportunities for walking, golfing, riding and fishing - exclusive salmon and sea trout fishing on private water by arrangement. Shop 3 miles.


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Braedoon in Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire, South West Scotland

Braedoon, Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 7
Weekly prices from £248 to £ 954

Self catering accommodation in Borgue sleeps 7.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Easy Walking Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 7

Accommodation overview:

Situated in mature landscaped gardens this detached single-storey holiday cottage is ideally located on the banks of Doon Bay with access across rocks to the sandy beach from the gardens (occasional tidal restrictions). The coastal walk to Ross starts 100 yards from the house. The pretty harbour town of Kirkcudbright, locally known as the artists’ town, lies close by and offers many festivals, including Scottish nights, classic car rallies, historic walks, a medieval fayre, a jazz festival and a spectacular Tattoo, as well as a good selection of pubs and restaurants. Shops and pub 3 miles.


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Learig Cottage in Maidens, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Learig Cottage, Maidens, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £319 to £ 559

Self catering accommodation in Maidens sleeps 2.

Features include: • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Sea • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: The delightful harbour village of Maidens situated on the largely unexplored coastline of southwestern Scotland and just 1.5 miles from magnificent golf at Turnberry is the enviable location for this lovingly restored fisherman’s bothy. This studio-style accommodation boasts its own private decked sitting-out area and is surrounded by the owners’ pretty garden complete with pond whilst the harbour village green and coastline abundant with birdlife are almost on the doorstep. Close by Culzean Castle is well worth a visit as are Souter Johnnie’s Cottage at Kirkoswald and the Burns National Heritage Centre at Alloway. Trips to the island of Arran depart from Ardrossan and day trips to Northern Ireland from Stranraer are easily possible. Troon is 20 miles. An excellent restaurant is within a short stroll and Maidens has a village shop.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room with double bed (6ft zip and link can be twin). Kitchen. Shower room and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Lochenkit Farmhouse in Corsock, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Lochenkit Farmhouse, Corsock, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £442 to £ 1156

Self catering accommodation in Corsock sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

This charming, 19th-century, detached Scottish farmhouse is situated on a private estate with a traditional working sheep and Galloway cattle farm, and boasts stunning views over open countryside. The house itself has been completely refurbished to the highest standard as a traditional Scottish lodge offering great atmosphere and comfort. The holiday property is located in a remote setting on the edge of the moors with delightful walks up into forests or over to the main estate with the renowned Glenkiln Sculpture Walk. A hugely popular area with walkers and cyclists of all abilities, the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes cycling trail is close by. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore and also many lovely gardens nearby for those seeking a slower pace of recreation.
The surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities here for the visitor. Golf courses, sailing, horse riding, cycling, walking and fishing are all available close by, and there are tennis courts and swimming pools in nearby Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dumfries. There are many quaint villages to explore including the coastal villages of the Isle of Whithorn, Port William - known as the Machars of Galloway and presented with the Pride of Galloway award, and the popular village of Portpatrick with stunning views over the North Channel to the Irish coast. Take a day trip to Ireland from Stranraer. Dumfries with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre lies 10 miles away while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town, is 8 miles. Pub 5½ miles.Situated on the 6000-acre Lincluden Estate, these three detached properties are presented to the highest standards. They are located in remote settings on the edge of the moors with delightful woodland walks and hillside trails up into forests or to the main estate which has the renowned Glenkiln Sculpture Walk - the world’s first collection of sculpture in a natural setting, with sculptures by Henry Moore, Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin. It is an area hugely popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities, and the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes cycling trail is also close by. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore and many lovely gardens nearby as well for those seeking a slower pace of recreation.
The surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities for the visitor. Golf courses, sailing, horse riding, cycling and walking are all available close by, and there are tennis courts and swimming-pools in nearby Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Fishing is available by arrangement at Glen Kiln Loch with the first day free of charge (any days after are chargeable at £8 per adult and £4 per child/OAP). Many quaint villages await exploration including the coastal villages of the Isle of Whithorn, Port William (known as the Machars of Galloway and presented with the Pride of Galloway award) and the popular village of Portpatrick with stunning views over the North Channel to the Irish coast. A trip to Ireland from Stranraer also makes for a good day out. Dumfries, with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre, lies 10 miles away, while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town (8 miles), is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. There are also many beautiful beaches for holidaymakers to enjoy. Shop 5 miles, pub 5½ miles.


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The Glen Farmhouse in Shawhead, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Glen Farmhouse, Shawhead, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £442 to £ 1156

Self catering accommodation in Shawhead sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

In its own peaceful and secluded valley with only sheep and cattle, this detached renovated farmhouse has wonderful views over open countryside. Woodland walks and hillside trails radiate from the doorstep, with the renowned Glenkiln Statues walk nearby. Dumfries (8 miles) offers shops, restaurants, museums and theatre. Castle Douglas (8 miles) is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. Many beautiful beaches along the Solway. NT Threave Gardens, 8 miles. Cycling, riding and fishing available. Pub 5 miles.Situated on the 6000-acre Lincluden Estate, these three detached properties are presented to the highest standards. They are located in remote settings on the edge of the moors with delightful woodland walks and hillside trails up into forests or to the main estate which has the renowned Glenkiln Sculpture Walk - the world’s first collection of sculpture in a natural setting, with sculptures by Henry Moore, Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin. It is an area hugely popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities, and the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes cycling trail is also close by. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore and many lovely gardens nearby as well for those seeking a slower pace of recreation.
The surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities for the visitor. Golf courses, sailing, horse riding, cycling and walking are all available close by, and there are tennis courts and swimming-pools in nearby Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Fishing is available by arrangement at Glen Kiln Loch with the first day free of charge (any days after are chargeable at £8 per adult and £4 per child/OAP). Many quaint villages await exploration including the coastal villages of the Isle of Whithorn, Port William (known as the Machars of Galloway and presented with the Pride of Galloway award) and the popular village of Portpatrick with stunning views over the North Channel to the Irish coast. A trip to Ireland from Stranraer also makes for a good day out. Dumfries, with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre, lies 10 miles away, while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town (8 miles), is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. There are also many beautiful beaches for holidaymakers to enjoy. Shop 5 miles, pub 5½ miles.


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