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Smithy Croft in Elrig Port William, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Smithy Croft, Elrig Port William, Wigtownshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £309 to £ 674

Self catering accommodation in Elrig Port William sleeps 5.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Set in the little hamlet of Elrig just 1.5 miles from the coast at Luce Bay this traditional Scottish croft conversion was once the village blacksmith’s. Offering comfortable accommodation and a natural garden backing onto fields it also boasts a lovingly created seashell garden near the patio. A 3 mile drive leads to the small harbour village of Port William where visitors will find shops a post office garage and hotel/restaurant. Pretty coastal ports the Isle of Whithorn and Garlieston and Galloway Forests are all well within reach whilst en route to Wigtown (famous for its bookshops) lies Bladnoch where visitors can enjoy riverside walks and tours of the distillery. Newton Stewart’s supermarkets are 17 miles and Stranraer with ferries to Ireland is 22 miles. Fishing riding and golf are available nearby. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen/breakfast room. Bathroom with toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin both with sloping ceilings. Z bed available.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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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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Conheath Gatelodge in Glencaple, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Conheath Gatelodge, Glencaple, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £257 to £ 789

Self catering accommodation in Glencaple sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps

Accommodation overview:

Peacefully set with panoramic views over countryside to the Nith Estuary, these three detached, single-storey holiday cottages each have their own garden and have been furnished and equipped to the STB’s ‘4 Star’ standard. Conheath Gatelodge is a traditional Georgian cottage with many original features, whilst Janward is spacious and modern. Martha’s Shore Cottage was an original fisherman’s cottage dating back to 1700 - many generations of Martha’s artistic family lived here and her father was the stone mason for the farm estate, and cut stone for the owner’s own farmhouse. There are lovely riverside walks from the doorstep with abundant birds and other wildlife to spot. There are many quiet roads ideal for cycling, and excellent wildfowl salt-marshes surrounding Caerlaverock Castle, 3 miles away. Solway Firth, with its Robert Burns connections, is easily accessible. Dumfries, 3 miles, also with Burns attractions, has good shopping, restaurants, cinema and many sports facilities. Sandy beaches, quaint fishing villages, castles and nature reserves all within easy reach. Shop/P.O. and good village pub ½ mile.Peacefully set with panoramic views over countryside to the Nith Estuary, these detached, single-storey holiday cottages have their own garden and have been furnished and equipped to the STB’s ‘4 Star’ standard. Conheath Gatelodge is a traditional Georgian cottage with many original features, whilst Martha’s Shore Cottage was an original fisherman’s cottage dating back to 1700 - generations of Martha’s artistic family lived here and her father was the stone mason for the farm estate, and cut stone for the owner’s farmhouse. There are lovely riverside walks from the door with abundant birds and wildlife to spot. There are many quiet roads ideal for cycling, and excellent wildfowl salt-marshes surrounding Caerlaverock Castle, 3 miles away. Solway Firth is easily accessible. Dumfries, 3 miles, has good shopping, restaurants, cinema and sports facilities. Sandy beaches, quaint fishing villages, castles and nature reserves within easy reach. Shop/P.O. and good village pub ½ mile.


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Little Arches in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, South West Scotland

Little Arches, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, South West Scotland

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £347 to £ 674

Self catering accommodation in Lochwinnoch sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Hot Tub • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This attractive converted semi detached stable sits within the owners 500 acre working sheep farm. Surrounded by lovely countryside with limitless walks from the door you can enjoy exploring this countryside or simply relaxing in the secluded hot tub. Ideally located to Glasgow 20 miles and the airport just 12 miles you can also enjoy city life with excellent restaurants theatres concerts endless shopping and the various museums. The RSPB wetlands nature reserve is only 2 miles and the attractive Castle Semple Country Park offers sailing mountain biking (with hire) hill walking woodland and loch shore walks. The traditional seaside town of Largs is only 13 miles. Shop and pub 2 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Orangerie in Bargrennan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Orangerie, Bargrennan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £381 to £ 928

Self catering accommodation in Bargrennan sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Hot Tub • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

In the heart of Galloway Forest Park, one of the world’s few ‘Dark Skies Parks’, this unique, detached barn conversion, with private home pub and private deck with American hot tub, boasts spectacular views over the Galloway Hills. With over 2800 square miles of coastline, forests and mountains, and wildlife, walking and cycling on the doorstep, this secluded holiday escape has easy access to outdoor pursuits. Tour of the owners’ smokehouse on request. Shop 8 miles, restaurant/pub 1½ miles.


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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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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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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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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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Kirtle Cottage in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Kirtle Cottage, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £187 to £ 518

Self catering accommodation in Annan sleeps 2.

Features include: • Swimming Pool • Easy Walking Access • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

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


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

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

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £332 to £ 861

Self catering accommodation in Annan sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Swimming Pool • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

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


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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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