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Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland's south west is a hidden gem of tranquil countryside and uncrowded coastlines and has a natural beauty to match anywhere in the UK. It's perfect for exploring the abundant beauty of one of Scotland's most stunning locations where you'll find open landscapes, fantastic heritage, wonderful food and drink and a wealth of activities and attractions.

The 300 square miles that make up the Galloway Forest are a magnet for walkers and mountain bikers and consist of not only miles of forest but also heather clad moors, tranquil valleys and some 250 lochs; the ideal place for outdoor pursuits and great wildlife. In fact Dumfries and Galloway has four National Nature Reserves where you can see a wide variety of bird life, wildflowers and nature in its natural environments. These are stunningly beautiful open landscapes that help preserve our precious and threatened wild places.

Head for the coast if you're looking for quiet sandy beaches, here there are three National Scenic Locations extending from the Mull of Galloway towards Cumbria.

The region is steeped in history, for example Caerlaverock Castle's often turbulent history is reflected in its architecture, with a twin towered gatehouse, moat and battlements, which once made it an imposing sight for invaders but now serves to make it a fantastic family-friendly visitor attraction, with nature trail, children's adventure park and more.

Drumlanrig Castle is similarly impressive, offering late 17th century Renaissance architecture with the addition of 90,000 beautiful acres to explore in the surrounding area. If you fancy something a little more exotic then the Logan Botanic Garden is something of a warm weather oasis. Located on the south-western tip of Scotland, the region receives a Gulf Stream climate which allows the cultivation of many tropical and semi-tropical plants providing a fantastic day out for visitors.

If all that warm weather leaves you seeking refreshment get along to the intriguingly named Cream o' Galloway, a fantastic ice cream visitor centre, which is sure to delight the kids. If you have a sweet tooth then you could also include a visit to The CocoaBean Company chocolate factory and visitor centre!

Strong cultural heritage includes its connections with Robert Burns and the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries. This award-winning attraction chronicles the poet's life and is perfectly suited for an exploration of other attractions linked to one of Scotland's favourite sons.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Otter View Ref: 30163


Otter View is beautifully placed to enjoy this wonderful scenic area known as the 3 Lochs, made up of Loch Ronald, Loch Heron and the Black Loch, all within an easy stroll of this cosy and well appointed detached holiday lodge. Otter Lodge is situated on Three Lochs Holiday Park which has many facilities available including a heated indoor swimming pool, 9-hole pitch and putt golf course and a tennis court, as well as activities such as fishing, archery, mountain biking and horse riding (all facilities and activities need to be booked directly with the holiday park). The nearby Galloway Forest Park is the UK’s largest at three hundred square miles and is a heady mixture of lochs, moorland, hills and a habitat for a variety of plants and animals. A great introduction to the forest park is to drive along the Queen’s Way. This is a very scenic drive linking Newton Stewart with Scotland’s smallest Burgh, New Galloway. The road holds lovely surprises as it winds its way through magnificent scenery. Wild goats thrive on the rocky outcrops and the red deer range, allowing an opportunity to see these elusive animals up close. The Forest Park has been designated a Dark Sky Park, and offers outstanding opportunities for star gazing and serious pursuit of astronomy, away from light pollution. Several of the 7 Stanes mountain biking trails are easily accessible from the lodge, at Kirroughtree, and Glentrool, where bikes can be hired from the holiday park, if you do not wish to bring your own. The Galloway and Ayrshire coasts are very accessible with the most magical seascapes looking towards Arran and Ailsa Craig. This area remains relatively unmarked by time. The roads are fringed with hedgerows, the beautiful beaches are surprisingly devoid of people and the Galloway Hills are every bit as challenging as some of their loftier neighbours in the north. There are outstanding gardens open to visit at Castle Kennedy, Logan Botanical Garden, and Glenwhan. Beach 9 miles. Shop and restaurant on site, pub 6 miles.

3 steps up to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining area/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin (2ft 6in, for children). Shower room with toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freesat TV. DVD and small library. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Shared laundry room. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed decked area and furniture. Shared lawned area. Parking (2 cars). Shared heated swimming pool (booked directly with holiday park) with shower and changing facilities. Shared tennis court. Books and games. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking. No children under 8 years. NB: 3 steps to shared lawn. 3 lochs in grounds, 165 yards.

WAS
NOW
£197-£499
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Nith House Ref: SAU

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

In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, seven of which we feature here, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald. Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places. Shops 3 miles.

Spacious, open-plan sitting/dining room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire. Well-equipped kitchen. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft pine four-poster bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity and gas central heating £15 per week

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD 
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared grounds with furniture and picnic area
  • Children’s play area incorporated into a giant horse chestnut tree with slide and swings
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool – open daily 9 am to 8 pm, all year round
  • Games room with pool table
  • Cardio gym
  • Coin-operated upright sunbed
  • Sauna
  • NB: Lakes in grounds

WAS
NOW
£281-£881
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Esk Apartment Ref: SAW

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

In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, seven of which we feature here, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald. Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places. Shops 3 miles.

All on ground floor. Spacious sitting room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire. Split-level, open-plan kitchen/dining room. Double bedroom with 5ft pine four-poster bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity and gas central heating £15 per week
  • Ground floor facilities

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV (Teletext)
  • DVD
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared grounds with furniture and picnic area
  • Children’s play area incorporated into a giant horse chestnut tree with slide and swings
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool – open daily 9 am to 8 pm, all year round
  • Games room with pool table
  • Cardio gym
  • Coin-operated upright sunbed
  • Sauna
  • NB: Lakes in castle grounds

WAS
NOW
£281-£881
Shortlist
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
NOW
£240-£400
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Ash Lodge Ref: B5898

Use of indoor heated swimming pool and sauna

Surrounded by parkland and countryside, several steps lead to this privately-owned lodge which overlooks the park’s loch. Within a holiday complex, which consists of approximately 70 lodges, it is just 400 yards from Sandyhills, one of the finest beaches along this unspoilt coast. A modern and comfortable holiday base; overlooking a golf course; watch a wealth of wildlife from the balcony, or, enjoy the varied facilities this park has to offer. Enjoy the benefits of an on-site indoor heated swimming pool (at extra cost), bar, restaurant and a riding centre, which provides lessons and trekking. Play a round of golf at the 18-hole course at Colvend, or go sailing from Kippford. Enjoy walking or mountain biking in Dalbeattie Forest or traverse the Jubilee Path between Kippford and Rockcliffe. Visit Sweet Heart Abbey, Drumcoltran Tower or New Abbey Watermill. Sea fishing available all along the extensive coastline. Dumfries, 20 miles, home to Robert Burns in his later years, is well worth visiting for its many modern amenities and range of historical sites. Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright are also accessible. Fishing on site in the loch. Pub 300 yards.

Steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio door. Kitchen. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Open tread stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite toilet, 1 twin with additional bunk (top bed for child), additional single and patio doors. Access to double bedroom is through the twin bedroom.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machines and tumble dryers. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Use of payphone. Shared parkland. Two balconies. Parking. Use of indoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m, depth 0.9m x 1.8m) £30 per week, £15 per short break poa

WAS
NOW
£308-£1096
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Loch View Ref: 26169

On-site indoor heated swimming pool

This Scandinavian style log cabin is surrounded by parkland and boasts beautiful views of the loch and golf course. Just a short walk from one of the finest beaches along this unspoilt coast at Sandyhills Bay, this property offers a cosy holiday base, ideal for exploring the area.
Enjoy the benefits of free use of an on-site indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, plus use of the site’s delightful bar and restaurant, golf, horse riding and fishing. Nearby activities include 16 golf courses within 20 miles, sailing, walking and mountain biking. Located on the spectacular Solway Coast near Dumfries and close to the stunning Galloway Forest Park, Britain’s largest forest park, it is a popular area for walkers and cyclists with world class 7 Stanes mountain biking at Dalbeattie nearby.
With unspoilt villages, dramatic coastlines, sandy beaches, rocky coves, magnificent gardens, castles and ancient monuments to explore. Wildlife is in abundance with the RSPB nature reserve just along the coast. Sweetheart Abbey, Drumlanrig Castle and Gardens and Mabie Farm Park are all within easy reach. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 800 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with patio doors and beams/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Open-tread stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with 2 additional singles.

Gac central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Satellite TV. Video. DVDs. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi £17per week. Lawned garden and furniture. Use of shared indoor heated swimming pool. No smoking. NB: Unfenced loch in grounds (20 yards).

WAS
NOW
£394-£1131
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Mill Loch View Ref: W42767

Surrounded by parkland and countryside, this spacious detached lodge with views over the loch is situated within a holiday park with restaurant, bar with wi-fi and shared heated indoor swimming pool. The double bedroom has an upper balcony overlooking the loch. It is located just 800 yards from Sandyhills, one of the finest beaches along this unspoilt coast. Walkers and cyclists will find a wide range of footpaths, coastal paths and mountain bike tracks. Birdwatchers can enjoy the spectacle of geese and swans on the loch, or see birds at the coast or the nearby RSPB reserve. Opportunities for river, loch and sea fishing abound, while golfers are spoilt for choice with 16 courses within 20 miles. Sailing is available at Kippford, 5 miles. There is also a riding centre close by which provides lessons and trekking. Locally, there are castles and historical sites to visit, and Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright are easily accessible. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with French doors/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with addtional single (2ft 6in for child). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Digital TV. Video. DVD. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine and tumble dryer in shared laundrette. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi at cost. Lawned garden with decked sitting-out area and furniture. Balcony. Parking (2 cars). Shared heated indoor swimming pool (10m x 5m, depth 0.9m to 1.8m). Shared sauna. Children’s play area. No smoking. NB: Unfenced loch shore 50 yards.

WAS
NOW
£305-£973
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Kirtle Cottage Ref: SBA

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

In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, seven of which we feature here, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald. Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places. Shops 3 miles.

All on ground floor. Split-level design with open-plan sitting/dining room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire. Well-equipped kitchen. Double bedroom with 5ft pine four-poster bed. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity and gas central heating £10 per week
  • Ground floor facilities

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD 
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared grounds with furniture and picnic area
  • Children’s play area incorporated into a giant horse chestnut tree with slide and swings
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool – open daily 9 am to 8 pm, all year round
  • Games room with pool table
  • Cardio gym
  • Coin-operated upright sunbed
  • Sauna
  • NB: Lakes in grounds

WAS
NOW
£196-£533
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

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

In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, seven of which we feature here, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald. Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places. Shops 3 miles.

Ground floor entrance to hall. Stairs to first floor: Open-plan sitting/dining room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire and lovely views of courtyard garden. Well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room. Double bedroom with 5ft pine four-poster bed, en-suite dressing room and shower room with toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity and gas central heating £20 per week

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD 
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared grounds with furniture and picnic area
  • Children’s play area incorporated into a giant horse chestnut tree with slide and swings
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool – open daily 9 am to 8 pm, all year round
  • Games room with pool table
  • Cardio gym
  • Coin-operated upright sunbed
  • Sauna
  • NB: Lakes in grounds

WAS
NOW
£327-£1096
Shortlist
Grade 2 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Bracken Lodge Ref: CC537181
This lovely lodge is perfectly placed to explore this hidden corner of Galloway. Set within a small park with facilities and half a mile from a sandy beach, this is just the ticket for getting away from it all. Whether you want to relax on the verandah or choose from a myriad of diverse activities the choice is yours.

Ground Floor: The property is heated by LPG central heating and comprises:
Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining area: with gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer. Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors opening onto a decked verandah.
Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC.
Bedroom 1: with twin beds and electric convection heater.

First Floor: Open tread stairs to...
Bedroom 2 (accessed via bedroom 3 only)
: with double bed and en-suite with WC and basin.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds and access onto the verandah.

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Welcome pack. Shared use of laundry room with coin operated washing facilities. Free Wi-Fi at the bar area. Verandah with garden furniture. Shared use of 20 acres of landscaped grounds. Shared indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities. Parking available for three cars.

Please note: The lodge is positioned on a bank with the entrance door being at ground level but the ground floor verandah is several feet above the sloping grassy bank - please take care.

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£350-£741
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Helm’s Deep Ref: W41598

Shared indoor swimming pool

This Scandinavian style log cabin is surrounded by parkland and boasts beautiful views from the balconies of the loch and golf course. Just a short walk from one of the finest beaches along this unspoilt coast at Sandyhills Bay, this property offers a cosy holiday base. Enjoy the benefits of free use of an on-site indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, plus use of the site’s delightful bar and restaurant. Nearby activities include horse riding (on site), golf (16 courses within 20 miles), sailing, walking and mountain biking. Dumfries (20 miles), home to Robert Burns, is well worth visiting as is Castle Douglas. Shops 2 miles, pub and restaurant on site.

Ground floor: Living room with beams and patio doors/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 twin with two additional singles with beams and patio doors leading to 1 double with en-suite toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, gas, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Four digital TVs (one with Netflix). Video and small library. Blu ray/DVD. CD. Gas hob. Electric cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared lawned garden. Balconies. Parking (2 cars). Shared indoor heated swimming pool. No smoking. NB. There is a lake in the grounds.

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£277-£979
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Annan House Ref: SAT

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

In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald.
Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the end of the 13 th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers bountiful opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places.In three acres of glorious garden grounds, surrounded by lakes of water lilies, splendid trees, flowering shrubs and woodland drives, the splendid cottages at Kinmount Castle are only a few miles from the sandy shoreline, which sweeps westwards to yachting harbours and bird reserves. This meticulous, architect-designed conversion has transformed the Victorian servants’ wing of magnificent Kinmount House into a delightful courtyard cluster of eight holiday cottages, seven of which we feature here, which retain a wealth of original features and details, and possess tremendous atmosphere and charm, which makes it an ideal marquee wedding venue with ballroom included. They enjoy shared use of outstanding facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool, which has been sensitively incorporated into one side of the courtyard. Open daily all year round, the pool has full changing facilities, and its building also houses a sauna, sunbed, cardio gym and games room with pool table. The cottages themselves have been luxuriously appointed; the master bedrooms have four-poster beds, the kitchens are lavishly equipped and the utmost care has been taken over the choice of fabrics and furnishings. Alongside the gracious main house, they are set around the attractive courtyard with patio and barbecue areas – and an extensive grassed area offers plenty of space to relax, as well as an equipped play space for children. From the cottages, there is immediate access to the grounds where azaleas and rhododendrons are a pageant of colour in the summer. With lakes in front of the house, it is a fitting setting for properties of the finest quality, which boast views over shimmering waters to the Lakeland Hills across the Solway Firth.
Kinmount Castle has access to exclusive salmon beats on the Rivers Annan and Nith including the famous Barjarg beat that boasts a salmon catch of 67 lb, in 1812, by well-known poacher, Jock Wallace, and confirmed by the Earl of the home. More up to date catches are now giving an average of 59 salmon and 160 sea trout in a a season along this two mile beat. One to one fishing tuition can also be arranged for novices. Prices at cost – dependant on the time of year.
Just 2 miles from the cottages is Powfoot, created in the 1790s as a sea-bathing resort by one of the owners of Kinmount House. Set above a beach, it has an excellent golf course, one of several along this coast. About a mile further on, the river at the redstone town of Annan is famous for its salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing, and there are pleasant walks along both banks. The town boasts a choice of restaurants and pubs, as well as a sports centre. At Ecclefechan (6 miles) Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace is to be found, containing a collection of relics and letters. Rammerscales (8 miles) is a Georgian house linked with Flora MacDonald. Along the coast at Caerlaverock (8 miles), 13,000 acres of salt-marsh and foreshore have been designated a National Nature Reserve; barnacle, pink-footed and greylag geese feeding on the saltings in Autumn and Winter make this one of the most notable bird sanctuaries in Britain. Overlooking the reserve from a wooded mound are the striking red sandstone ruins of Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century and besieged many times during the Border wars.
In the parish church at Ruthwell, the Ruthwell cross is a most impressive example of 7th-century stone carving, inscribed with verses from The Dream of the Rood. Dumfries (13 miles) is renowned for its Burns museum, and has a fine golf course. Further west are quaint fishing villages and the rugged beauty of the Galloway Hills. The area offers opportunities for sailing, water sports and riding, and the nearby towns offer good shopping and a variety of inns and eating places. Shops 3 miles.

Spacious sitting room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire, open plan to well-equipped kitchen with dining area. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft pine four-poster bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity and gas central heating £15 per week

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD 
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared grounds with furniture and picnic area
  • Children’s play area incorporated into a giant horse chestnut tree with slide and swings
  • Shared barbecue
  • Parking
  • Indoor heated swimming pool – open daily 9 am to 8 pm, all year round
  • Games room with pool table
  • Cardio gym
  • Coin-operated upright sunbed
  • Sauna
  • NB: Lakes in grounds

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£281-£881
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