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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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Cree House in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Cree House, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £384 to £ 1061

Self catering accommodation in Annan sleeps 6.

Features include: • Swimming Pool • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

"Shimmering lakes, wooded walks and views to Lakeland across the Firth . . . superb cottages in a spectacular setting . . .’’


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The Barn in Rockcliffe, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Barn, Rockcliffe, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £285 to £ 629

Self catering accommodation in Rockcliffe sleeps 3.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Cottage Sleeps 3

Accommodation overview:

An imaginative conversion of an 18th-century barn, only a mile from the gentle sandy bathing beaches of this lovely stretch of the Solway coast. It offers spacious accommodation in a peaceful location on the edge of Rockcliffe, with excellent coastal and forest walks, riding, pony-trekking, golf, tennis, fishing, sailing and wind-surfing all nearby. Across the water is Rough Island, a National Trust bird sanctuary connected to the shore at low tide. Ideal for exploring the attractions of Galloway and south-west Scotland. Shops 1½ miles.


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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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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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Oak Cottage in Crawfordjohn, Lanarkshire, South West Scotland

Oak Cottage, Crawfordjohn, Lanarkshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £365 to £ 928

Self catering accommodation in Crawfordjohn sleeps 6.

Features include: • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 33,000-acre Douglas Estate, surrounded by open countryside and panoramic views, these three attached holiday cottages, set within a courtyard, have been renovated and furnished to a 5 star standard and provide excellent accommodation from which to explore the surrounding areas. Woodland walks are available direct from the door, and the Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s coast to coast long distance walk, runs close by. It is an ideal base for hill walking, fishing, wildlife and bird-watching, sightseeing or one of the many country estate pursuits available locally. Nearby Biggar has an array of specialist shops, pubs, eateries, Victorian-style puppet theatre, museums, boating and paddling pools, tennis courts and the famous Hogmanay bonfire and street party. Within easy reach are the cities of Edinburgh, with Scotland’s most famous castle dominating the city skyline, world-class museums, galleries, restaurants and bars, and Glasgow, a vibrant bustling city and home to the Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera. Shops 7 miles, pub 2 miles.


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Island View in Dunure, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Island View, Dunure, Ayrshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £864 to £ 2068

Self catering accommodation in Dunure sleeps 8.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Hot Tub • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Prope

Accommodation overview: Boasting spectacular uninterrupted views over the Firth of Clyde coast and across the sea to the Isle of Arran (pictured) this spacious and exceptionally well-appointed property sits just one mile from the picturesque fishing harbour at Dunure. Keen walkers will delight in roaming the fabulous beaches and rugged coastline whilst golf enthusiasts can play the championship course at Turnberry (10 miles) or one of Ayrshire’s many other courses. At the end of a glorious day visitors can relax in the roof top hot tub watch a film in the home cinema/entertainment room or just simply enjoy the ever changing sea view. There are some wonderful places to visit in the area including Culzean Castle and Country Park (NT) – the castle boasts magnificent interiors even the kitchen block was designed by Robert Adams and the the 600 acres of grounds offer a diverse range of habitats for birds and wildlife. Also just 6 miles away is Alloway the setting for Burns Cottage the poet’s birthplace. Ferries to the Isle of Arran are readily available as are day trips to Ireland departing from Stranraer. There is a shop and pub serving food in Dunure (1 mile) and the historic town of Ayr offers a good choice of restaurants and shopping 7 miles. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Garden room. 4 double bedrooms each with zip and link beds (can be twin); three with en-suite shower room and toilet one with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Open-tread spiral stairs to first floor: Home cinema/entertainment room.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Hayloft in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, South West Scotland

The Hayloft, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £282 to £ 788

Self catering accommodation in Carnwath sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside with views of Tinto Hill, this pair of adjoining holiday cottages, originally stables and dairy parlours stand adjacent to the owner’s home. Dating back over 200 years, they are situated on a smallholding, 5 miles from the historic burgh of Lanark and 25 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walking, cycling, fishing, golf, mountain biking and riding are available locally. Lanark, 6 miles, boasts the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, close to the Falls of Clyde, the Corehouse Estate and the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Corehouse Nature Reserve. Biggar, 11 miles, has an array of specialist shops, pubs, eateries, Victorian-style puppet theatre, museums, boating and paddling pools, tennis courts and the famous Hogmanay bonfire and street party. Shops and pub 3 miles.


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Millwalk Cottage in Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Millwalk Cottage, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £383 to £ 1059

Self catering accommodation in Isle of Whithorn sleeps 5.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview:

This delightful detached single-storey cottage is in an isolated, peaceful location (accessed by a 0.2 mile rough track), 200 yards from the nearest neighbour. An ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside. A mere 10-minute walk leads to the rugged coastline with fantastic views to the sea and the Isle of Man. From this idyllic setting, explore one of the most southerly points in Scotland. Renowned for its sunny climate, the area offers an abundance of activities for walkers, anglers, ornithologists and golfers. Visit the interesting archaeological dig at Whithorn, or browse the many bookshops at Wigtown. Shops 3 miles.


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The Gardener’s Cottage in Burnfoot, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Gardener’s Cottage, Burnfoot, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 10
Weekly prices from £476 to £ 1342

Self catering accommodation in Burnfoot sleeps 10.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Golf near by • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 10

Accommodation overview:

Tucked away at the head of a small glen above the River Esk, surrounded by the Border Hills, this spacious holiday cottage stands within an acre of a mature wall garden. Furnished and equipped with convenience in mind, it also benefits from many character features. Ideally located to explore Dumfries and Galloway and Scotland’s Border country - a land of peace and tranquillity, steeped in history, with imposing castles, abbeys, stately mansions and dramatic ruins. Picturesque towns and villages are set in a landscape of rolling hills, wild moorland and meandering rivers. Ramble the moors and hills, discover the coastline, fish the rivers and lochans, ride the bridleways, play the fairways or take a mountain bike challenge. Visit the museums, telling the unique story of the Borderland, and the workshops and galleries which produce traditional and contemporary designs in glass, textiles, pottery and precious metals. The cities of Edinburgh and Carlisle and cosmopolitan Glasgow are easily reached within an hour. Dumfries and Galloway boasts rugged coastlines and secluded beaches which benefit from the warmth of the passing Gulf Stream and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, offering an ideal base from which to explore the Machars Peninsula and the Galloway Hills. There are many gardens to explore, including Logan Botanical Gardens, as well as the gardens at Alnwick Castle, Kailzie and Dawyck. There are also magnificent stately homes such as Abbotsford, Floors Castle, Mellerstain and Manderston. Walking is a delight - whether clifftop, beaches, hills, forest or even one of the towns close by. Mountain biking and walking routes, riding, fishing, bird watching are within easy reach. Canonbie 6 miles. Shops 4 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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Peace in Sorbie, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Peace, Sorbie, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £267 to £ 642

Self catering accommodation in Sorbie sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Cottage Sleeps 4

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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