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Collieston Cottage

(Ref. 1085379)

Dunscore near Dumfries, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay at Collieston cottage, it is perfectly situated for a quiet, get away from it all, but also within reach of lots to do in the surrounding area."

    The cottage itself is very comfortable and superbly equipped, with outstanding views.

    Thank you so much for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your time at our Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Moira5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lovely cottage in very quiet location with great views and lots of sheep."

    Everything supplied that you needed for your stay by the owners. Would highly recommend.

    Thank you so much. Also thank you for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy after your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2024

  • "We had a lovely time at the cottage, it was more spacious than it looks, very clean , everything that you need."

    The farm was so peaceful and tranquil. The hot tub was great too. Would highly recommend it to family and friends

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. Pleased you had a relaxing break. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0May 2024

  • "The hosts, Hayley & Keith were very welcoming and went out of their way to purchase bbq facilities for us."

    They also supplied us with ice. The accommodation was well equipped to a very high standard & extremely comfortable. We couldn't fault this stay, it was in a very peaceful location and the hot tub was a much an added bonus. We will definitely be back. Many thanks to you both for your hospitality x.

    Thank you. Lovely to have met you. Look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gail5.0May 2024

  • "Our Second stay in Collieston Cottage and we enjoyed it just as much."

    It’s Very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The owners give you total privacy but are easy to contact if needed. Even though we’ve stayed before We filled our week with new things to see and do. Great location if you’re wanting to see Dumfries, but want a peaceful cottage to relax in at night. The views are fantastic and the hot tub is a real treat. The cottage is bigger than it looks on the photos and you have to see it to realise how beautiful the setting is. The children loved seeing the lambs in the fields outside the cottage too. It really is one of the best cottages we’ve stayed in and we’ve stayed in many cottages. 11/10

    Thank you so much for your feedback. Great you enjoyed your stay in the cottage. Keith & Hayley . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Apr 2024

  • "Amazing stay, beautiful cottage in a lovely peaceful and extremely private rural setting."

    Cottage was very clean and stylish and had everything we needed. Hot tub was brilliant and kept the kids happy when the weather was absolutely awful for Easter time! Would love to stay again.

    Thank you. Your feedback is very much appreciated. Great you all enjoyed your holiday despite the weather. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dominic5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had an excellent long weekend at Collieston Cottage."

    The cottage itself is immaculately clean and modern. The hot tub and wood burner are excellent features and the remote location gives you complete privacy. The perfect spot for a relaxing break!

    Thank you for the lovely, positive feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel Mary5.0Mar 2024

  • "Collieston cottage is an extremely comfortable, warm and well-equipped home from home."

    The house was absolutely spotless on arrival and its setting is secluded but with all modern conveniences you would expect. The views are amazing and there’s nothing better than sitting in the hot tub to admire them. This is the highlight of the cottage. Communication from the owner was excellent too. Very highly recommended.

    Thank you for the great feedback. Pleased you all had an enjoyable break. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2024

  • "Our second time at Collieston cottage, & it was just as fabulous as the first time."

    Cosy, peaceful, very high standards inside & out. Beautiful views, peaceful & the best hot tub I have ever used, especially after a day's walking. Thank you Hayley & Keith x

    Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jan 2024

  • "A beautiful cottage, had a great stay."

    Thank you. Pleased you found your stay enjoyable. Regards. Hayley Harvey. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jan 2024

  • "What a beautiful place to stay."

    Everything was perfect, cottage beautifully presented, very clean and well equipped. Hottub area was fantastic as well, with beautiful views over the countryside and beyond but also undercover incase the weather was poor. Hosts provided a host of little extras to get us started on our break which included logs and kindling, matches and firelighters for the wood burner. Tea, coffee and shortbread provided in the kitchen as well as the small stuff like salt n pepper, cooking oil, tinfoil n baking paper. Absolutely excellent place to relax and unwind and we are definitely going to rebook as soon as we can.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. Lovely to know you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Collieston Cottage, it was spotlessly clean on arrival and it’s very well equipped."

    The lovely little wood burner and the hot tub turned our trip into a cozy little getaway. The cottage is very secluded, which was what we were after, but it’s only a 30 min drive or so to the next big city. It’s a lot more spacious then the pictures might suggest and we loved the little themed bedroom decoration and the other thoughtful little touches you can find all over the cottage. The area surrounding the cottage is just beautiful. We loved every second of our stay and will definitely be back! Also the hosts were really friendly and helpful.

    Thank you so much for your feedback following your stay at Collieston Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Dec 2023

  • "An oasis of peace resulting in an amazing holiday."

    The hot tub is excellent and the cover means you can use it in any weather. The cottage is immaculate and very well equipped. Highly recommended and we're fussy

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Nov 2023

  • "Propert is excellent we had a lovely holiday and it is good that you can use hot tub hail, rain or shine as it is covered."

    We have been to a few cottages over the years but this is definitely the best.

    Thank you so much. Great to know you enjoyed your break at our little cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Amazing family holiday and will definitely be back!"

    The cottage was better than the pictures. So cosy and in the middle of nowhere. Just what was needed to get away from busy city life. It had everything you would need and more. Attentive hosts, there at the drop of a hat to help with anything! Loved our time.

    Thankyou so much for your lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2023

  • "We spent a perfect week at this gorgeous secluded cottage."

    One of the best cottages we have ever stayed in. So much attention paid to the decor and facilities. Our border collie pup loved watching the sheep and cows. Loads of walks from the door or a short drive away. We loved it and can’t wait to make a return visit . Hysterical fabulous !

    Thank you. Lovely feedback. Much appreciated the advice about a couple of points we can improve on. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful property."

    Spotless and well-equipped. The surroundings were stunning and peaceful. The hot tub just topped it all off. It was such a pleasure to stay here. We'll be back.

    Reviewed by Haydn5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stunning property, lots of lovely little homely touches and extremely clean."

    Very quiet and peaceful and the views were outstanding. Will definitely be back

    Thank you. Your review of our cottage is very much appreciated. Keith & Hayley Harvey Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebekka5.0Sep 2023

  • "The Cottage is beautiful, spotless and really comfortable."

    It’s much bigger than we expected and the views are truly stunning. It has to be the most well equipped cottage we’ve stayed in! Excellent communication from the owners and Hayley and Kieth made us feel very welcome, it really was a home from home. The hot tub is a fantastic feature with a fabulous view. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a peaceful retreat, perfect location for exploring the area.

    Thank you so much. Look forward to your return visit in the Spring. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Aug 2023

  • "When booking a holiday house, you can never be too sure what you are going to find and if the house will look anything like the photos."

    Collieston cottage is a real gem and exceeded our expectations. The location and views are absolutely gorgeous. The actual cottage was well presented, clean, welcoming and cosy. The doggy welcome basket was great and the selection of shortbread biscuits were a great welcome treat for everyone. Although it is a working farm, the cows and sheep didn't bother us and the children loved seeing the animals in the fields close to the cottage. The upstairs lounge/bedroom area were great for the older children as they loved have their own space. The hot tub was great and the views from the hot tub was amazing. Last but not least, the owners were lovely too. Although they are around on the farm, they are not intrusive at all and it was lovely talking to them. We normally don't like going back to the same place more than once as we like exploring different places, but Collieston cottage might have changed our minds.

    Thank you for taking time to leave a review for our cottage. So pleased you enjoyed your week on the farm. Keith & Hayley Harvey. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Madelein5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a fabulous time, great location, fantastic views, children didn't want to leave."

    Hope to return again in the future. Thank you.

    Thankyou for you lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by William5.0Jul 2023

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage with the most spectacular scenery."

    Spotlessly clean with everything you need, can’t wait to visit again!

    Thankyou for the lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Leigh5.0Jul 2023

  • "What a beautiful, peaceful place to stay."

    I booked this as a surprise for my Mums 60th and wish I had booked for longer, we didn't want to leave. Definitely a home away from home, with everything you could ever need. We will 100% be back and for longer next time.

    Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jul 2023

  • "Collieston Cottage is one of the nicest places we have stayed."

    The cottage has everything you need and more plus the little extras like toothbrushes, toothpaste face cloths and shower gels. The dog also doesn't miss out as there are dog treats, towels, bowls and poo bags provided. We will certainly return.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. Much appreciated. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a fantastic few days at Colliestone Cottage."

    Extremely peaceful, truly relaxing break with breathtaking views. The cottage was just perfect home from home, the wood burning stove an added bonus. The outdoor space is great we loved using the hot tub under the gazebo in the evening and our labrador loved the large enclosed garden. We will definitely return.

    Thank you. Lovely to know you enjoyed your break at our cottage. Many thanks, the cottage was spotless on your departure. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jul 2023

  • "Me and my family came for my daughter’s 16th birthday and what a memorable 16th it was."

    Waking up to those views each morning and added hot tub was just perfect. The cottage is very well kept to a fantastic cleanliness standard and it was noticed as soon as we walked it, smelt beautiful. Beds were so cozy. Hot tub and outside area was honestly perfect. We will be back definitely and we loved it very much. Thank you for letting us stay. The ballochs x

    Thankyou. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jul 2023

  • "What an absolutely amazing cottage in an amazing part of Scotland."

    The photo's do not do it justice regarding the size it was much bigger than we thought it was going to be which was good.What made it even better was the amazing extras and little touches that had been done it had everything and more being away from home that you could possibly need or want.I would definitely recommend this cottage and can't wait to return in the future.

    Thank. So pleased you enjoyed your time at our cottage. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely lovely view, clean and well equiped."

    Thankyou for your feedback. Regards. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter Andrew4.7Jun 2023

  • "The cottage is fantastic."

    It is cared for and finished to a high specification. This is home from home. The views are spectacular from the hot tub albeit they are provided by nature. There is absolutely nothing even slightly disappointing about this beautiful property. The owners are great to deal with too.

    Thank you. Lovely to know you had a relaxing time in our llittle cottage. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely family weekend at Collieston Cottage."

    Gorgeous cottage in stunning surroundings, had everything we needed and more. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back.

    Thank you so much. Pleased you had everything you needed to have a pleasant break. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0May 2023

  • "Great cottage lovely location and views if somewhat remote for takeaway foods ..."

    Great cottage lovely location and views if somewhat remote for takeaway foods only down side which is no reflection on the holiday was the terrible state of the roads in Scotland otherwise great holiday

    Thankyou. Sadly our roads are not maintained very well here in Scotland. Hope that didn't affect the enjoyment of your holiday. I will update our listing to ensure everyone knows that our cottage is fairly remote. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dale4.7Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage in a beautiful setting with everything you could possibly need!"

    Thankyou for your lovely feedback. Pleased your enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Apr 2023

  • "A wonderful cottage in a tranquil setting."

    Beautiful surroundings and what a find! A very well equipped cottage that does not disappoint. We spent seven relaxing days at this property and were sad to leave. We would definitely return to this place which we highly recommend. You will not be disappointed! Thank you to the owners Hayley and Keith. Five stars ⭐️.

    Thank you so much. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Keith and Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic stay."

    The cottage itself was one of the most well equipped cottages we have stayed in. Everything was supplied that would be needed. It was like staying in your own home. All the welcome packages were a lovely touch and it is these little things which make the difference. This was a family holiday although all members were adults. The wi-fi was the best we have every experienced whilst being away and all four of us were able to check in and use all of our devices at the same time. Quite remote which is what we had wanted. The hot tub was fantastic and the views wonderful despite a full week of typical Scottish rainy weather (which we were also prepared for). We would definitely recommend this cottage and would definitely consider booking up again next year! It was also nice for the owners to check in with us half way through our stay to ensure everything was okay.

    Thankyou. We have tried to make the cottage as much as a home from home as possible. Pleased you have a good time with your family. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage is fantastic and has everything your could ever need."

    I would recommend this cottage to everyone and the drive from Edinburgh was also beautiful and very scenic.

    Thankyou very much. Pleased you enjoyed your weekend in our cottage. Keith & Hayley Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jasmine5.0Mar 2023

  • "A brilliant week away."

    Such peaceful surroundings and a very well equipped and clean cottage. Kids loved the hot tub and outdoor space to run around. Can’t wait to return in the future. Only criticism is mattresses could do with being renewed as not too comfy

    Thankyou for your feedback. We only opened in July 22 so wouldn't have thought that the mattresses would require renewal yet. Obviously everyone has different preferences to the type of mattress they have, but will certainly take this on board. Thankyou. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bethany4.7Feb 2023

  • "Collieston cottage is just perfect and the scenery is beautiful ."

    The cottage is fully equipped with all you could possibly need , is comfortable and super clean. Hayley and Keith are lovely and very welcoming. Thank you so much for a lovely stay, we will definitely return.

    Thankyou so much. Was lovely to have met you all. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Feb 2023

  • "This cottage definitely has the wow factor, inside & out."

    It has everything you need, even down to towels & treats for the dog. The beds were extremely comfortable. The hot tub was hot, the best one I've been to & had amazing views. The pergola was an excellent addition although despite being in Scotland we didn't have rain! Communication with Hayley & Keith was excellent. I would highly recommend this cottage.

    Thankyou so much for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your time at our cottage. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jan 2023

  • "This holiday cottage is amazing, the effort and thought put in to it is outstanding!"

    The dog basket , the complimentary drinks/ snacks, the books and games! We have just loved it, would 100% recommend to family/friends and we would love to go back !! :) Great place to go and just relax away from Busy life!

    Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Aimee5.0Jan 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage for a relaxing holiday."

    Hot tub was fantastic. Would definitely visit again

    Thank you. So pleased you enjoyed your short break. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Jan 2023

  • "Our second stay here within 6 months - says it all!"

    A wonderfully relaxing and well-equipped place to unwind. Ideal if you want. Peaceful break away from the hustle and bustle. Travelled with elderly mother and a young dog - both enjoyed their stay!

    Thank you for the great feedback. Hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had an amazing stay at Colliston Cottage."

    It’s honestly a home from home. Very clean and everything you could need. Clearly a lot of thought has been put in to appointing this so well. Great location close to Dumfries, perfect for stocking up, going for a coffee etc. lots to see and do. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to go back soon.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. Keith & Hayley. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Nov 2022

  • "Beautiful property - everything was so new and clean you could really see the effort that has been put in."

    There were little baskets or goodies tea, coffee, milk, sweets. The same in the bathroom for all you would need. We loved the log fire after our hot tub sessions. The only comment I would make is make sure you have everything as nearest wee shop is 25 mins away - it is in the middles of nowhere which perfect. We went for some nice walks around the farm - searching for the gate that led to a stone path as per instructions in the welcome book. For a bunch of city slickers this proved to be a funny escapade as every farm gate looked the same. Found the walk… after a day! I would definitely recommend for anyone looking to relax and rejuvenate!

    Thank you. Pleased you enjoyed the peace and quiet at our little cottage. Will pop a notice on the gate onto the track to make it easier to find. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful area."

    It ticked all the boxes and we wanted for nothing. We only wished we had more time there! Will be returning next year for sure.

    Thank you for the great feedback. Pleased you had a good time at Collieston Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Oct 2022

  • "A fantastic cottage, with fantastic facilities and amenities."

    We felt right at home, the moment we arrived. Such a quiet and peaceful setting, exactly what we needed. The star gazing at night mesmerised my son and daughter. We didn't know how the children would take to a cottage in the middle of knowhere, they enjoyed it so much, they're keen that we return again next year. The McKinnons

    Thank you. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for leaving the cottage as you found it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in lovely peaceful and scenic surroundings."

    Everything you need and more. Would definitely recommend it.

    Thank you. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks too for leaving cottage so clean and tidy when you left. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2022

  • "Property was delightful"

    Thank you. Pleased you liked our little cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jon4.7Aug 2022

  • "What a fabulous place to spend a couple of nights!"

    Immaculate cottage and had everything we needed. The views are spectacular and the decor, the use of the old outside toilet to house the recycling, and the lights along the track to the cottage (once dark) are lovely touches. Highly recommend this property. Be aware the upstairs bedroom really does have a low ceiling, our 6’2” tall son found it interesting but was fine once he was in the bed! Would be perfect for children. The hot tub is a lovely bonus. Thank you!

    Thank you. Our attic bedroom/sitting area are compact and will adjust this on our Cottage information. Feedback much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara-anne5.0Aug 2022

  • "A fabulous holiday cottage in a beautiful location."

    The cottage has all the facilities you need plus more and everything has been completed to a very standard. The hot tub is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the view and the wildlife.

    Thank you. So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Georgina4.7Jul 2022

  • "We had a great stay at Collieston Cottage."

    . Excellent facilities and great scenery, perfect space for our first holiday with our dog. Will definitely be retuning!

    Thank you. Look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was everything we could have wished for, and more!"

    We had a wonderful stay and cannot wait to return in the future. The cottage was fully equipped with everything we could have possibly needed for our stay and the welcome pack of milk, jams, butter and biscuits was a bonus extra that we all thoroughly enjoyed - especially my 12 year daughter! Thank you for a perfect “staycation” at the beautiful Collieston Cottage.

    Thank you so much. Pleased you enjoyed your stay in our new venture. Look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amie5.0Jul 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay and were delighted to be able to chat with the owner at the end of our time in this wonderful cottage."

    So quiet and peaceful, and such lovely views! We will return!

    Thank you. Look forward to seeing you on your return visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.7Jul 2022

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath & shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/ dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, hob microwave, fridge/ freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Private garden with furniture, gazebo, barbecue, hot tub and picnic area
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8.2 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Pets are not allowed upstairs, however the owner has kennels at the cottage
  • No hen,stag or similar parties
  • Note: This property accepts one booking per week only
  • Please Note - This property accepts a minimum of 3 nights

The property

Dumfries 12.4 miles.

Set amongst glorious countryside 3 miles from the quaint village of Dunscore, just outside of Dumfries, is this charming, detached property, Collieston Cottage.

Enjoying a plethora of walks nearby, with cascading waterfalls and luscious greenery, Collieston Cottage makes a delightful dwelling for a family looking for a rural escape.

This wonderful home can sleep six guest.

Park up at the foot of the property in an off-road space before admiring the peaceful setting and unloading your luggage with ease.

Enter the living/dining room with a plush sofa to relax on and a woodburning stove gently heating up the room; enjoy a film on the large TV or curl up with a compelling novel to take advantage of your countryside location.

Home-cooked meals can be enjoyed at the dining table where you can tuck into tasty meals and catch-up on your exciting day spent outdoors.

Stepping through the property, discover the well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare hearty dishes and utilise the washing machine to ensure your clothes are kept fresh.

To the rear of the cottage is a private garden where you can enjoy alfresco meals at the dining or picnic area or savour your favourite tipple in the shade of the gazebo.

As the evening draws to a close, the ground-floor hosts a family bathroom two bright and airy double bedrooms.

Climb upstairs to the converted attic to find the twin bedroom, perfect for children with a stairgate at the top to ensure their safety; this room enjoys sloped ceilings and beautiful décor for a refreshing ambiance.

In the morning, you can have a steaming cup of coffee in the living area as you plan a diverting day.

A scenic car journey will bring you to the bustling town of Dumfries, steeped in history with one of Scotland's oldest bridges and once home to the author of Peter Pan; explore contemporary art at Gracefield Art Centre and resting on the banks the River Nith is a museum showcasing Robert Burns' experience in the town.

Nestled betwixt Galloway hills and the coast of Solway Firth is the charming town of Castle Douglas, boasting Livestock markets for a variety of food, a great selection of shops and beautiful scenery can be found at the castle gardens.

Travel further afield to the harbour town of Kirkcudbright, home to handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings and offers vibrant art exhibitions, as well a picturesque coastline for walks with a view.

For a wonderful escape to rural Scotland, choose Collieston Cottage.

EPC Rating: Band E

EPC Rating: Band E

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

DUMFRIES

Castle Douglas 18 miles; Gretna 30 miles; Kirkcudbright 40 miles; Lake District National Park 50 miles;

Known as the Queen of the South, Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh and is the largest town in south west Scotland. It lies close to the mouth of the River Nith as it opens into the Solway Firth. Its origins are mysterious and are believed to involve at various times the ancient Romans, St Ninian and there is evidence of King Arthur having fought battles in the area. It is also held that Malcolm Canmore and William the Conqueror met here in the 11th century and William Wallace pursued the English through the surrounding Nith valley 200 years later. Robert the Bruce killed his rival John Comyn in the Greyfriars Kirk in Dumfries and Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed in the town for a few days in the mid 18th century and the poet Robert Burns moved to Dumfries in 1791 and staying until his death five years later. Today Dumfries is a bustling popular town with much to offer the visitor. Its location makes it ideal for exploring the coastline with its sandy beaches and rocky inlets to the Galloway Hills and Ae forest offering superb walking and cycling on the famous 7 stanes trails. Visit stunning Caerlaverock Castle and Nature Reserve or indulge in some high octane excitement with the Scottish Rally based in Dumfries each summer.

No hen,stag or similar parties
Note: This property accepts one booking per week only.
Please Note - This property accepts a minimum of 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas