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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
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Osprey Nest Ref: CC537186
This scenic area is Galloway at its best. With mile after mile of stunning scenery, wildlife galore, the beautiful lochs of Loch Ronald, Loch Heron and the Black Loch a mere stone’s throw from Osprey Lodge, this cosy retreat is a perfect excuse to explore this undiscovered corner. Situated within a holiday park, guests have access to a heated swimming pool (booked directly with holiday park), golf course, tennis court and communal lawned gardens. There are three lochs within the grounds and many activities are available to book, why not explore the surroundings on a mountain bike or on horse back, enjoy a spot of fishing or try something different with a bit of archery! There are plenty of activities to keep the whole group entertained.

Ground Floor: The accommodation is all on the ground floor level, has gas central heating and comprises:
Open-plan living/dining/kitchen.
Lounge area:
with Freeview TV/DVD and French doors.
Kitchen area: with gas hob and electric oven, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: with king size bed.
Bedroom 2: with double bed.
Shower room: with shower cubicle and WC.

All heating and electricity included. Bed linen and towels provided. Shared laundry room available. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack available. Enclosed decked area with furniture. Shared lawned area. Parking for 2 cars. Shared use of swimming pool. Two pets welcome - sheep country.
Please note: there are 4 steps within the shared lawned area, and three lochs within the grounds of the holiday park, 150 metres from the property.

WAS
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£240-£400
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Lynwood Ref: W8256

Lovely views across surrounding countryside

This spacious detached bungalow is situated on the edge of this pretty village and 3 miles from the first of many sandy beaches, with nice views across the countryside from the rear. Furnished and equipped to a good standard, with its large living room and kitchen, it has an airy feel. It is an excellent base to explore the Whithorn peninsula, with its spectacular coastlines in every direction. The area is steeped in history with sites dating back to the 5th century. Visit the nearby book town, Wigtown, a lowland distillery and two golf courses. Shop and pub 100 yards, restaurant 4 miles.

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

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Video. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (3 cars).

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£202-£563
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1

Ideal touring base

Situated in Port William with views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway, these spacious semi-detached holiday cottages (refs 27144 and 27145) have been renovated to a very good standard and maintain many original features. The gardens, complete with animal sculptures, have direct access to the beach. Fine sandy beaches can be found at Second Sands and to the south of Monreith. Rock pools on the beach are a haven for children searching for sea creatures. On adjacent land otters and badgers are no strangers. Minke whales, turtles, seabirds, porpoise, seals and dolphins have been seen in the Bay. Explore the beautiful Galloway Hills or the Solway coastline. Visit the distillery at Bladnoch, or explore Wigtown. Cycling, horse riding, golf, sailing and diving available in the area. NB: Cottages can be linked to sleep up to 11 guests. Shop and pub 55 yards, restaurant in village.

Ground floor: 3 bedrooms: Two double (5ft), one with en-suite wet room with toilet, both with patio doors, 1 twin (zip and link, can be 6ft double) with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Oak floors throughout.

Oil central heating included (£30per week October-March). Travel cot and high chair on request. Two private patios.

Both properties: Woodburner in living room (no fuel provided). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freesat TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Large garden. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking. NB: Burn and sea 25 yards.

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£304-£866
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1

Rural location

Adjacent to the River Cree, this single-storey, semi-detached stone built cottage is situated on a quiet country road with views over the Galloway hills. The Southern Upland Way (500 yards), Glentrool 7 stanes mountain biking and visitor centre (2 miles), and ideally located for the Dark Sky Park, near Galloway Forest, this is an excellent walking base with world class mountain biking. At Glentrool, spot red squirrels, deer and maybe a golden eagle. Fishing and golf in the area, with riding close by and water sports at Loch Ken. Shop 10 miles, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room with tiled floor/dining room with laminate floor/kitchen with tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom with laminate floor. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric central heating, electricity included (£10per week October-April). Bed linen and towels included. TV (for DVD use only). DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Courtyard and furniture. Portable barbecue. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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£158-£413
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
The Hen Hoose Ref: 28687

Situated close to Newton Stewart, this holiday cottage provides a base from which to explore Galloway and south-west Scotland, with riverside walks directly form the property. The town offers a good range of shops, pubs and eateries, and has a swimming pool. There are also tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course. Galloway Forest Park is close by, with many beaches and rocky coves to explore. Enjoy cycling and walking routes to suit all levels. Fishing, horse riding and sailing all nearby. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room/kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin (for alternative sleeping only).

Economy 7 central heating included (£30per week, £15 per short break November-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared courtyard, sitting-out area and furniture. 12 acres of shared natural, unspoilt grounds. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge, must be kept on lead, sheep country. No smoking. NB: Unfenced river in grounds, 300 yards.

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£149-£448
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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£288-£696
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

This comfortable, cosy cottage is situated with a rural outlook, yet very close to the unspoilt beaches and rocky coves of Monreith Bay and St Medan golf links. On a clear night this property is ideally situated for star gazing. In this quiet corner of Galloway, drive along scenic coastal and country roads, whilst visiting various gardens, historical and archeological interests, Wigtown book town and sheltered harbours. The 7 Stanes cycle routes, walks and wildlife can be enjoyed in the Galloway forests, along with the award winning Dark Sky Status. Port William 3 miles. Shops and restaurant 3 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining/sun room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Partial NSH, electric heaters and electricity included (£25per week October-April poa). Partial Gas central heating, bed linen and towels included. Digital TV. DVD and small library. CD. Book library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Freezer. Lawned garden with sitting-out area (chairs available). Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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£180-£526
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Peace Ref: SKKM

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.

Living room with electric woodburner, wooden floor and French doors to large kitchen with wooden floor. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electric woodburner included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Courtyard and furniture
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • NB: Fenced stream in courtyard

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£238-£669
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Anchor Cottage Ref: CC537128
Coast and countryside meet at this lovely 19th century former fisherman’s cottage overlooking the sea in the picturesque harbour village of Garlieston. Anchor Cottage offers the perfect holiday retreat whether you want to relax and curl up in front of the real fire or step outside onto the beach, the choice is yours. A lovely walk from the cottage skirts the coastline passing by the gardens of Galloway House, stretching down to the delightful sandy Rigg Bay and then rises up to the ruins of the 13th century Cruggleton Castle. The views across the water reveal the Borgue Peninsula of Kirkcudbright with the Ross Lighthouse on the point and beyond that the Lake District fells sit on the horizon beyond the Solway Firth. Energetic walkers can continue on to the Isle of Whithorn and enjoy some well deserved refreshment at the local hostelry. 

Ground Floor: Property has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: with open fire, Freeview TV with DVD, radio/CD player. A lovely cosy room opening out onto…
Conservatory: delightful, light filled room which opens onto the charming garden for al fresco dining
Open plan kitchen / diner: with electric oven and gas hob, fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, dining table and chairs
Cloakroom: with WC and wash basin

First Floor: Bedroom 1:  with king-sized bed and en-suite facilities comprising corner shower enclosure, WC and basin; lovely sea views
Bedroom 2:  with double bed and lovely sea views.
Bedroom 3: with two single beds and views over garden
Bathroom: with shower over bath, WC and wash basin

All fuel, power bed linen and towels includedCharming terraced garden. On-street parking.

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£285-£555
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
4
Pets
3
Craigenrae Ref: 24245

Situated in a peaceful, remote location within the Galloway Forest Park and surrounded by rolling hills, this detached holiday cottage offers a truly relaxing break. Walking and cycling is available directly from the property. Glentrool, one of the 7 Stanes, with its many marked trails is close by and offers walking and cycling for all abilities, and access to the Merrick, South West Scotland’s highest mountain, offers more demanding walking. Dumfries and Galloway with its many sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages are nearby, and the area provides ample opportunity to relax in the wealth of scenic and historic attractions. With its famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, Galloway is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens. Ayrshire with easy access to Culzean Castle and Country Park, a favourite with visitors, is a 30 minute drive away. South West Scotland has a wealth of golf courses. Turnberry, Brunston Castle and Girvan are all within easy reach. The Ayrshire Coast and Burns Country provide enjoyable days out.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Wet room. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 twin, 1 single, both with sloping ceilings and Velux. Galleried area with second living room.

Oil central heating included (£25per week October-March). Solar powered electricity (with generator back-up), bed linen and towels included. High chair. Two TVs (for video and DVD use only). Video. DVD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Large lawned garden and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Natural water supply. No smoking. NB: There is a stream running through surrounding land.

WAS
NOW
£306-£1130
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Smithy Croft Ref: S4587

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.

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.

Woodburner in living/dining room inc. NSH, elec and bed linen inc. T/cot. H/chair. DVD. CD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking.

WAS
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£273-£638
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1

Situated in Old Minnigaff on the edge of the town of Newton Stewart, gateway to the Galloway Hills, these two cosy semi-detached riverbank cottages are located in a quiet court yard, within walking distance of all amenities. Both cottages have a riverside terrace to the rear, ideal for enjoying al-fresco dining and watching the varied wildlife, including otter. With the Galloway Forest and Dark Skies Park close by, they are ideally placed to explore the beauty of South West Scotland. Perfect for walkers, golfers and cyclists, with Glentrool, Kirroughtree and the 7 Stanes mountain bike trails nearby, as well as a great choice of golf courses. Fishing, bird watching, beautiful and exotic gardens, many rocky coves, sandy beaches and quaint villages to explore along the Machars Peninsula and the towns of Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet and Castle Douglas close by. There is a possibility of local anglers on the river bank next to the cottage. Shops, pubs, golf course and restaurants 500 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed and patio doors/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating and electricity included (£15per week October-April). Gas hob. Electric oven. Pet free of charge.

Both properties: Gas, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Enclosed riverside terrace with sitting out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: River 5 yards.

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£170-£541
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