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The Lodge

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Dunragit near Glenluce, Dumfries & Galloway Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "We always visit Glenwhan Garden when we holiday in Dumfries & Galloway."

    The Lodge, with its fantastic setting, means you have daily access to the Garden We had the pleasure of meeting Tessa Knott Sinclair the creator of this magical place. Our cocker spaniel loved her garden walks. The property is bright, airy, cosy and very well equipped - we had everything we needed for our weeks stay. The comfort, seclusion and peace make this a very special place. There is easy access to local attractions - including the Mull of Galloway, Port Patrick, Wigtown & the Isle of Whithorn and to other gardens including Castle Kennedy, Logan Botanical, Galloway House and Logan House. We could easily have stayed longer and will definitely be booking again.

    Reviewed by JenniferOct 2023

  • "We thought that the road direction's to the property could be more simplified, eg."

    Just to follow the signs for Glenwhen Gardens and that the Lodge is situated directly behind the Tearooms. Property really great and comfortable with fantastic views . The heating was far too hot while we were staying , when it comes on, unable to regulate as notice says not too. Also no welcome folder, with no explanation about rubbish, bedding and towels when vacating the property after end of stay. A bit of a mish mash of crockery which seems to let you down, for a higher end LET.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2023

  • "A very nice comfortable lodge with a homely feel set in the most beautiful location."

    The views are amazing and, the gardens are truly wonderful, and a great little tea room, very nice cake, scones etc. I shared some photos with a friend and she has booked a week in May next year. I booked a week in August for the family and me before we left the lodge. I think that says it all.

    Reviewed by TinaSep 2023

  • "Lovely lodge in grounds of Glenwhan Gardens."

    Great views, comfortable and clean. Gardens are fantastic complete with regular visit from a peacock family. Will be back without doubt

    Reviewed by KevinSep 2023

  • "Property setting was fantastic with great sea views with the beautiful Glenwhan gardens an added bonus."

    Beautiful area with great dog walking on beach, woods and hills. In the property however temperature in the main room was difficult to moderate with only main patio doors able to open when showing 25-32 deg on the thermometer indoors on only warm days. We would have appreciated some bath mats in the bathrooms, only one tea towel and no dish cloth for a weeks stay and no hoover to clean. Glasswear was generally unclean also, which all let the property down and could be improved on.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2023

  • "What a beautiful place to stay, we would highly recommend this lodge."

    Thanks from Jackie, Jeff,Lauren, Leo. And our two dogs Ollie and Milo. From Manchester.

    Reviewed by JeffreyAug 2023

  • "We loved our stay in The Lodge."

    We were extremely comfortable and cannot fault the quality of the property, furniture, bathrooms, kitchen and beds. The setting is unique and the views are fabulous. We were lucky to see red squirrels, bats, roe deer and some distant red deer. Plenty of birds too. We visited the gardens on many occasions at different times and explored almost every corner. My only complaint is the lack of a few things in the kitchen: A rack in the grill pan, oven gloves, bread knife, and some more saucepans would be handy as there were only 2. This aside, we would definitely recommend The Lodge and Glenwhan Gardens.

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2023

  • "Brilliant stay - with added extra of coffee and cake close by!"

    Gardens are an added bonus enjoyed by all including the dog. Will visit again sometime.

    Reviewed by DanielJun 2023

  • "Absolutely loved it."

    Got everything you need for a weekend away or even a full week. Situated in a great place with amazing views and an amazing garden. Very modern inside. Only thing it’s missing is a hot tub :)

    Thank you for your appreciation. We have not yet gone down the HotTub road. But may consider this. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JamesApr 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double Double sofa bed - linen provided upon request, Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Air source heat pump
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Highchair available on request
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking with EV charging point
  • Private balcony with garden furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Free access to the gardens
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 4.2 miles
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead in the gardens
  • Note: there is a second bed in the master bedroom which is a fold up full sized Z-bed
  • Note: Property accepts Monday or Friday check-in days only

The property

Glenwhan Lodge is a stunning Architect designed Lodge set in the most glorious location within the grounds of Glenwhan Gardens, described as one of the most beautiful made gardens in Scotland.

Glenwhan Lodge oozes style and sophistication from the moment you walk in the door and welcomes six guests to relish the ultimate retreat in Wigtownshire.

Marvel at the view from the large open plan living/dining/kitchen from the sliding patio doors that open onto the glass fronted veranda.

The double height ceiling in the open plan living/dining/kitchen adds to the spaciousness of this beautiful room where you can just sit back and relax or enjoy a family meal around the hand made bespoke dining table.

The luxury continues in the bedrooms and bathrooms with sumptuous beds and modern bathrooms.

End your day out on the veranda where you can marvel at the dark starry skies perhaps enjoying a glass of wine!

Glenwhan Lodge is nestled in the grounds of Glenwhan Gardens with unique and stunning sea views to the Isle of Man, Luce Bay and the Mull of Galloway.

Guests at Glenwhan Lodge are welcome to stroll through the gardens with its 17 acre moorland walk, the Ornamental Garden or follow the numbered tree trail where there is a large collection of rare trees, shrubs and many plants from around the Southern Hemisphere.

After your time exploring the Gardens enjoy a cup of tea and delicious home baking in the Garden’s Tea Rooms.

Further afield this delightful corner of South West Scotland is just waiting to be explored from the rugged coastlines with superb cliff top walks, breathtaking scenery around every corner, to secluded sandy beaches benefitting from the warmth of the passing Gulf Stream.

You will find golf courses and fishing fresh, water and sea, together with many unspoilt beaches.

The Galloway Forest Park is nearby with world class mountain biking and walking to suit all levels.

You can also find one of the UK’s first Dark Skies Parks in Galloway Forest.

There are many pretty little ports to visit nearby including Sandhead, Portpatrick and the Isle of Whithorn, as well as the RSPB Mull of Galloway nature reserve, where thousands of sea birds nest in the cliff face during spring and summer.

The sporting enthusiast is well catered for in the area from wild swimming, fishing, mountain biking at the nearby 7Stanes routes at Kirroughtree and water sports for all.

Golfers will equally feel at home in the area with Stranraer, Portpatrick, Lagganmore and just down the road is the "County" Golf Club, a true links course situated on the shores of scenic Luce Bay.

For a truly memorable getaway with loved ones in Wigtownshire, book a stay at The Lodge.

Note: The owners preference is for Friday check ins

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Stranraer 9.5 miles.

A stunning, historical village in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland. It offers all of your amenities including 2 hotels with bars, a bistro and a village shop, making it the perfect base for exploring this great region of Scotland. Glenluce is also home to the large Lady Stair Park with football goals as well as Glenluce Skate Part to keep the children busy. The Water of Luce separates the village from the 16th century Landmark Trust owned Castle of Park, now open to the public. Further north is the incredible Glenluce Abbey, 17th century ruins well worth a look. Glenluce is also home to the Wigtownshire County Golf Course. The town of Stranraer is just a short drive away with a range of amenities as well as a museum, memorial tower and a train station allowing you to explore even more of Scotland.

Note: Property accepts Monday or Friday check-in days only

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas