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Newton Stewart is a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Cree and ideally placed for wonderful days out in the nearby Galloway Hills and Galloway Forest Park.

Popular outdoor activities in the region include mountain biking (with no less than five of the renowned 7Stanes mountain biking centres in the region), pony trekking, fishing and hiking. There are particularly beautiful forest and hill walks through Glen Trool, a forest park located close to Newton Stewart. The Southern Upland Way, a long distance hiking trail leading to the Eastern coast of Scotland, also passes through the region between Portpatrick and Wanlockhead. Sailing is available on castle Loch and Loch Ken, which also offers wakeboarding and waterskiing.

Towns of note within the area include Dumfries (the administrative centre), Castle Douglas, Kircudbright, Whithorn and Stranraer. Wanlockhead, Drummore and Portpatrick are also worth a place on your agenda.

Scotland's first church was established by St Ninian in Whithorn and the nearby St Ninian's cave is a pilgrimage site. Visitors can view a small aquarium and feed deep-sea fish at the Port Logan Fish Pond, whereas Port Logan Botanic Gardens is an ideal location for a picnic. Nature lovers can enjoy the reserves at the Wood of Cree, the Mull of Galloway, Mereshead and Ken Dee Marshes.

Galloway is famous for its dairy industry. The Cream of Galloway ice-cream, produced near Kirkcudbright, is famous throughout the region. The region is noted for its pub food.

For a great selection of self-catering accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway see our Newton Stewart holiday cottages.

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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
2
Seagate Ref: W41209

Excellent sea views

Situated along the Solway Coast, also known as the Scottish Riviera, this tastefully renovated detached cottage boasts stunning views over Wigtown Bay. Standing detached in large enclosed gardens, this cottage provides an ideal base from which to explore the many sandy beaches and rocky caves of this coast. The energetic will enjoy the Galloway Forest Park, which has many marked walks and cycle paths. Visit Cream of Galloway for adventure playgrounds, family entertainment and of course, ice cream. Cardoness Castle and Cally Gardens with unusual varieties of plants are well worth a visit. Wigtown, Scotland’s Book town, offers a variety of art and craft shops and cafes. Sports enthusiasts enjoy sea, river and loch fishing, golfing, pony trekking, mountain bikes and cycling. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1.5 miles.

Ground floor: Living room/conservatory/dining room/kitchen. 1 double (5ft four poster) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 1 double, 3 twin, each with wooden floor. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Oil central heating and electricity included (£35per week October-April). Bed linen and towels included. Cot. Satellite TV. Five digital TVs/DVDs. CD. Electricity Rayburn. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Built-in barbecue. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB: There are steps from the garden to the patio.

WAS
NOW
£458-£1189
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
2

A spacious, detached farmhouse in a secluded holiday location with stunning countryside views, where wildlife (including red/roe deer and a variety of birdlife) abounds. It is set on a working farm, with forest walks and cycle routes direct from the door and mountain biking at the 7 Stanes. With sandy beaches, coves and villages to explore, this property offers a peaceful retreat in the heart of Galloway. Visit Newton Stewart with shops, cinema and swimming pool. Shops and pubs 5 miles.

Large living room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire. Kitchen. Sun room. Children’s play room with TV. Utility. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and fitted wardrobe. Two twin bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobe. Bathroom with toilet and tiled floor. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, Velux windows and fitted wardrobe. Twin bedroom with Velux windows. Shower room with toilet and Velux window.

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Two TVs
  • Video (small library)
  • DVD (small library)
  • Playstation 2 (large library)
  • Wii (large library)
  • Stereo/CD
  • Gas double oven included
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Large, enclosed, lawned, courtyard garden with patio, furniture
  • Natural, unspoilt woodland grounds
  • Parking (4 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Natural spring water supply
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Unfenced river in grounds

WAS
NOW
£358-£1191
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Pets
3
West Mains Cottage Ref: W43377


This pretty, detached holiday cottage is set amidst rolling farmland in this very scenic area, with lovely beaches, challenging hills and some of the best cycling around. West Mains Cottage is by the Royal Burgh of Wigtown, home to Scotland’s very own national book town, which has become a much-loved institution. It is a must for lover of literacy and is graced by many a famous author, offering lectures and book signings. Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is the largest local nature reserve in Britain. Migrating Solway Geese and the wetland native birds make this an ornithologist’s dream. Newton Stewart is known as the ’Gateway to the Galloway Hills’. These hills are not as lofty as their northern neighbours but are equally challenging. With names like Rig of the Jarkness, the ranges of the Awful Hand and Dungeon, these could be straight out of a Harry Potter tale! The Rhins of Galloway is the most westerly peninsula in Galloway, and at its tip is the Mull of Galloway, with its stunning views and lighthouse. Throughout this peninsula, there are secluded bays, beautiful sandy beaches and superb fishing opportunities. The jewel in the crown of this area is Portpatrick, whose name refers to the legend that St Patrick crossed the North Channel in a single leap. On a clear day you can almost reach out and touch Ireland. Beach 6 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with beams and wooden floor. Second living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/kitchen with beams and patio door. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin (zip & link, can be 6ft double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Partial Economy 7 central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Fenced pond in garden.

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NOW
£239-£573
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Seascape Ref: 25756

Situated in the picturesque village of Garlieston in an AONB, this end of row town house enjoys stunning views over the bay. Just 200 yards from both the beach and harbour, ’Seascape’ is ideally placed for coastal walks, water sports, cycle trails, hill walking and horse riding. Explore some of the finest scenery in southern Scotland; from the lochs and burns of the Galloway Hills to the sandy beaches and rocky coves of the beautiful Solway coastline. Galloway House and Gardens are within walking distance while close by, Galloway Forest Park - Europe’s first official Dark Sky National Park - is a stargazer’s delight. Shops 250 yards, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining/kitchen with wooden floor. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with French doors and en-suite shower room with toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electric heaters and electricity included (£30per week October-April). Bed linen and towels included. DVD. Electric cooker. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Balcony. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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£370-£843
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Winloma Ref: W42534

Panoramic sea views

Situated just yards from the sea and boasting stunning views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man this semi-detached cottage, renovated to a good standard offers an ideal base from which to explore the breathtaking scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. The coastline offers many sandy bays and rocky coves to explore with sandy beaches at Monreith and Craignarget. Port William, known as the Machars of Galloway has been presented with the Pride of Galloway award. Walking, cycling, river and sea fishing and golf are all available nearby. Wigtown (Scotland Book Town), Whithorn and the Isle of Whithorn are all within easy reach. Shop, pub and restaurant 800 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating included (£25per week October to April). Electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Digital TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking. No smoking.

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NOW
£288-£696
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Seaview Cottage Ref: 26579

This terraced holiday cottage is situated in the harbour village of Port William and backs on to a walkway which is a 15ft drop onto a pebble beach, steps are 20 yards away. Boasting stunning views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man, Port William, has been presented with the ‘Pride of Galloway’ award. Walking, cycling, river and sea fishing and golf nearby. With many sandy beaches and rocky coves to explore this property offers a peaceful retreat on a glorious coastline. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

Ground floor: Living room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. First floor: Twin bedroom with additional single and additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating included (£25per week October-April). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Two Freeview TVs. Video. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking (3 cars). Pets free of charge. No smoking. NB: Sea 100 yards. Drop from walkway behind property.

WAS
NOW
£219-£759
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
The Orangerie Ref: STTT

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. Shop 8 miles, restaurant/pub 1½ miles.

Living room/conservatory with dining area, wood-burning stove, panoramic countryside views. Open-plan kitchen with home bar. Double bedroom. Shower room with spa shower and toilet.

  • Electric coal-effect fires included
  • Electricity, electric warm/cold air central heating included (October-April £40). Bed linen and towels included
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD and CD (small libraries)
  • iPod dock
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large decked area, furniture, ambient lighting/music
  • Hot tub (November-March £25 per booking)
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • Natural water supply from well
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • No children
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: 3 steps to deck

WAS
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£478-£1179
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Boidheach Ref: CC537166
An escape to Boidheach really is heaven on earth as the views from every one of its 58 windows are quite out of this world! Boidheach is Gaelic for beautiful and there is no better name for this idyllic holiday home. The property offers luxurious, spacious, light filled, contempory and very stylish accommodation within a traditional stone building. The views from its many windows are ever changing pictures of light and beauty, showcasing the best of what Galloway has to offer. From the windows you can glimpse a seascape offering tantalizing views towards the Isle of Man, the Cumbrian Fells and the Galloway Hills across Wigtown Bay. You can plan your day from inside as you can see in almost every direction!

Ground Floor: The property has oil central heating and under floor heating and comprises:
Bedroom 1: with king size bed, 32" TV with French windows overlooking the sea and en-suite bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 2: with zip and link twin beds or super king size bed (please state preference at the time of booking), 32" TV and en-suite wet room with walk-in shower, WC and wash basin
Wet room: with walk-in shower, WC and wash basin
Utility room: with large upright freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and door to the garden

First Floor: Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen: this stunning light filled room has windows framing the beautiful views:
Lounge area: with Sky TV/DVD and electric feature fire
Dining area: with dining furniture
Kitchen area: with electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Bedroom 3: with king size bed, 32" TV and beautiful views from all three windows
Bathroom: with bath with shower tap, WC and wash basin

All fuel and power included. Bed linen and towels supplied. Wi-fi. House telephone for incoming calls and limited mobile coverage.Garden, patio areas and stone seating area. Off road parking for 4 cars.

WAS
NOW
£395-£875
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Chippermore Cottage Ref: CC537049
Chippermore Cottage occupies a superb elevated site with stunning views over Luce Bay, the Isle of Man and the Mull of Galloway. This delightful, detached cottage enjoys a wonderful, cosy ambience that virtually compels guests to relax and unwind. This most scenic of Scottish regions is a superb holiday destination but any stay should begin with a quiet hour spent in front of the open fire while casting the occasional glance out to sea. The property is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with much of the local area designated as a Special Area of Conservation.

Ground Floor: Property is all at ground floor level has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Diner: With open fire, Sky TV, DVD, video, broadband and radio/CD - a lovely bright and spacious room enjoying views across the bay.
Breakfasting/Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer
Utility Room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
Bedroom 1: With  5ft double bed and lovely views over Luce Bay.
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and lovely views over Lucie Bay. An additional 2ft 6 bed (for + 1) can be provided if required.
Bathroom: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

All fuel, electricity, bed linen and towels included.Enclosed, private garden with stone dyke and BBQ. Off road parking for 3 cars.

WAS
NOW
£270-£475
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Cairndoon Steading Ref: CC537155
Cairndoon Steading is a lovely attached steading and gives the perfect excuse for a relaxing holiday in this secret little corner of Scotland which soon becomes addictive! Almost every window in the steading offers a  living gallery capturing the Galloway Hills, the sea and open countryside. From a stunning coastline peppered with some lovely beaches away from the madding crowd to the patch work countryside criss crossed by dry stone walls. Galloway has been relatively untouched for many decades and this adds to the charm of the area. Cairndoon Steading has been beautifully restored from its lowly beginnings and is now a most charming home from home with every detail enhancing your stay from the oak lintels and original exterior stonework to open plan living space and luxurious and spacious bathrooms. The accommodation is conveniently accessible to those with disabilities. It provides a superb base for cyclists and hikers and those wishing to explore the area, with many activities and seriously good food on offer here.

Ground Floor: This lovely steading is on two floors, heated by oil fed under floor heating on the ground floor, oil fed radiators in the first floor bedrooms and electric under floor heating in the first floor en suite facilities and comprises;
Open plan Sitting/Dining and Kitchen: This light and spacious room has lovely views from every window. Bi-fold patio doors lead directly onto the garden for al fresco dining or just drinking in the amazing sunsets here. TV with free sat. Single span modular staircase with child friendly safety bars in-built leads to the first floor.
Kitchen: With electric fan assisted oven, solid plate electric hob, fridge with ice box and microwave
Utility Room; With washing machine and dishwasher
Bedroom 1: With two single beds and lovely views over the garden and countryside and sea beyond
Shower Room; With spacious shower enclosure, WC and wash basin. Heated towel rail and shaver point.

First Floor: Bedroom 2: With double bed with lovely sea and rural views. En suite spacious shower enclosure, WC and wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.
Bedroom 3: With two single beds and views across rolling farmland towards the sea. En suite with spacious shower enclosure, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and shaver point

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.Large garden area with patio. Disabled access. Off road parking for 3 cars. Internet access available.

WAS
NOW
£300-£630
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Hillview Ref: 29023

Situated on a quiet country lane, adjacent to the owners’ home, with stunning views over open countryside, this charming detached holiday cottage is located 4 miles away from the quiet village of Whithorn. It provides an ideal location from which to explore the Machars peninsula and the breath-taking scenery and beauty of southern Scotland. Horse riding, golf, sailing, fishing, cycling and walking are available in the area. Beach 6 miles. Shop and pub 4 miles, restaurant 6 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating included (£25per week October-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. External games room with pool table and darts board. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Pets free of charge. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£222-£707
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
Acorn Croft Ref: S4599

In the lovely unspoilt landscape of coastal Galloway, this spacious detached house is ideally located for enjoying the Whithorn peninsula’s sandy beaches, secluded bays and small harbours where visitors can arrange a day’s sea fishing. Boasting open countryside views and its own enclosed garden, Acorn Croft sits within a small private caravan park, just 4 miles from the Isle of Whithorn’s picturesque harbour and excellent seafood restaurant. The landscape of the Whithorn is steeped in history with nearby archaeological dig and visitors’ centre. Golf, cycle hire and horse riding are available in Newton Stewart, and Wigtown with its 18 bookshops is 10 miles. Shops and pubs serving food 2 miles.

Ground floor: Spacious living room/dining area with French doors. Kitchen. Utility room. One twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Oil CH, elec and bed linen inc. T/cot. H/chair. Satellite TV (basic package). DVD. CD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Garden and patio with furniture. Extensive shared grounds. BBQ. Parking. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£408-£861
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