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Squirrel Cottage

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Kirkcolm, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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61 Customer Reviews

  • "An extremely well presented cottage which provides the perfect base to explore beautiful nearby coastal and countryside locations."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage, recently modernised to a very high standard."

    Very well equipped kitchen, we found everything we needed to cook while we were on holiday. Lovely to have a wood burning stove and overall the cottage was cosy and warm. We loved watching the birds and squirrels during the day. A brilliant place to relax and explore the local area. The nearby beach was a gem for beachcombing.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Apr 2024

  • "We are a lovely stay at Squirrel Cottage."

    It was a beautifully appointed cottage in a lovely quiet village. The welcome gifts were such a lovely touch and very much appreciated. We enjoyed drinks and food at the local pub, woodland walks from the front door and exploring the WW2 relics along the shore of Loch Ryan. Nearby Port Patrick and the Mull of Galloway lighthouse were also favourites.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage and couldn’t fault it."

    So relaxing watching the birds on the feeders. Walks on the doorstep. Lovely to see the red squirrel scampering through the trees and arrive on the feeder. The pub, a few doors down , wasn’t open everyday. The nearest shop is in Stranraer.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Mar 2024

  • "We have used Sykes on a good few occasions, are happy with the service provided."

    Reviewed by Charles3.8Mar 2024

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    It’s been a really positive experience. There’s nothing that the owners haven’t thought of. Loved our stay and would definitely recommend this property without hesitation. Thank you

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Feb 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage, lovely location that we’re familiar with."

    Spotlessly clean and thank you and a lovely welcome pack and real Christmas

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Dec 2023

  • "10/10 absolutely beautiful cottage with everything you could ever need or want."

    Great stay in beautiful surroundings Ann Docherty

    Reviewed by Agnes5.0Nov 2023

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Superbly equipped and laid out so instantly felt at home. Great walks on doorstep and in the wider area and cottage is ideal providing a peaceful base from which to explore this corner of Dumfries and Galloway.

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, well equipped could not find faults anywhere."

    The extra touches like wine in fridge ,home made cake, fresh flowers everywhere just made the experience perfect. If your into wild life ie, garden birds,red squirrels, woodpeckers this is the place for you.

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a wonderful holiday at Squirrel Cottage."

    We have stayed at many beautiful places through Sykes rated as 5 but this is by far the best. It deserves a10 rating! Everything has been thought of from a draw full of tea towels to OS maps. The cottage was spotless and the welcoming pack was superb. Freshly baked soda bread, butter, biscuits, chutney. Furnishing is of the highest standard and it is an excellent base to explore Galloway and Dumfries area. It is a cottage where you can fully relax and enjoy watching the red squirrels and birds in the garden.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very nice place to stay everything was perfect"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "Holiday cottage superb great style and comfort could not fault it."

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is a lovely place to stay, guests feel immediately welcomed."

    The cottage is very comfortable, well-equipped and with king size beds and crisp white linen. There is a sense of light and space which is very relaxing. It is wonderful to walk out of the door and down through woods to the loch.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2023

  • "Amazing place and wonderful gifts left for our arrival."

    Fantastic communication x

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2023

  • "What a fantastic and amazing cottage for our family to have the opportunity to stay in!"

    Squirrel cottage is of a very high standard indeed and is really beautifully designed and is absolutely immaculate in its presentation. This cottage is quite spacious and has been superbly renovated, with a great deal of care and attention to detail. It is very well maintained and is presented in a unique and a very cool and contemporary modern style, with contemporary art works at the centrepiece of the lounge, which are a talking point and show an environmental awareness and consciousness of the value of nature. The water supply and heating at the cottage are via a heat pump and so this property has been really beautifully renovated in keeping with changing times and environmental challenges. The cottage is on the main high street of Kirkcolm village, but the focus of the lovely contemporary lounge area of the cottage is that instead of the sofas looking out and facing onto the main high street, the furniture is arranged so that you look out from a large picture window onto the natural outdoor space at the back of the cottage and a stunningly designed wooden decked area that is suspended above a small area of woodland and has a table and chairs for meals and outdoor relaxation, with the peaceful sound of a countryside stream nearby, making the garden area at the cottage a really great place to observe nature and for reading and relaxation!! The dining area of the lounge also looks out onto this lovely view and so also has the decked garden area and woodland as a backdrop. The decor, furnishings and fixtures in the cottage were of a very high quality and had the wow factor! The bedrooms were very comfortable and beautifully styled with crisp white bedding and stylish bedside tables and décor! The kitchen at Squirrel cottage is really stunning, too, and is very light and spacious and has been superbly designed in a contemporary country style with a large central workspace and breakfast bar. A warm welcome was provided there with some lovely homemade bread and chutney and a selection of cheese and basic supplies of milk and butter. Squirrel cottage is above outstanding in terms of quality, design and comfort and is an absolutely superb cottage for a holiday in this area of the Rhins of Galloway and we would strongly recommend it to anyone wanting to holiday in this area! This cottage particularly benefits from being located in Kirkcolm village, which was an ideal base for our holiday and is a really lovely, quiet and peaceful, very friendly and community-minded village not far from Loch Ryan and all the shops and amenities in Stranraer. Kirkcolm has a unique and really interesting history connected with the RAF during wartime and the remains of the base for the flying boats is still visible on the edge of Loch Ryan at Wig bay in Kirlcolm and was a particularly fascinating place for my husband to visit as he is a history teacher with a keen interest in this era of history. Some really nice walking trails can also be found around Kirkcolm along the edge of Loch Ryan, which we enjoyed using of an evening and loved looking out to Ailsa Craig and along this wonderful natural coastal harbour and enjoyed watching the ferries travelling to and from Ireland. Squirrel cottage is ideally placed for exploring the whole of the Rhins of Galloway and in particular the wonderful coastal and cliff scenery at the Corsewall lighthouse, the Killantringan lighthouse and beautiful bay and beach at Knock bay, with its high cliffs, wide expanse of sand and stunning waterfall above the beach. On the other side of the Killantringan lighthouse is the smaller but really beautiful, rugged cove and beach at Portamaggie, which is quite wonderful, too. The lovely harbour town of Portpatrick is a short drive from the cottage and has wonderful cliff scenery and the historic and stunningly located Dunskey castle perched high above the cliffs there. The lovely smaller coves and beaches at Port Mora and Port Kale are either accessible from the cliffs at Portpatrick or from a wonderful peaceful woodland walk through the Dunskey Estate. Another amazing stretch of beach and cliffs not far from this property can be found at Larbrax bay, where there is another view of the Killantringan lighthouse and views of the Irish coast in the distance about twenty miles away. Further afield from the cottage, we drove along the magnificent Ayrshire coastal road through the scenic high hills of Glen App and the coastal town of Ballantrae to Croy shore and Culzean castle, which is stunningly located on high cliffs and a rocky outcrop above Croy shore, which has a really lovely view of the Isle of Arran. From here it was not far to the lovely old harbour and the historic and scenic castle at Dunure. All amazing and unforgettable places within easy reach of Squirrel cottage and Kirkcolm!

    Reviewed by Norma5.0Jul 2023

  • "Totally relaxing holiday."

    Lovely comfortable, modern cottage. This is the second time we have stayed. Splendid walks, set beside the beautiful Loch Ryan. Really enjoyed!

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jun 2023

  • "Superb. best we've ever enjoyed."

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Jun 2023

  • "This was our third visit to the cottage."

    It didn't disappoint. It is a top class cottage, excellent facilities, very relaxing setting and a beautiful area to visit. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0May 2023

  • "Squirrel Cottage is lovely , well equipped, very clean and welcoming."

    A very generous welcome pack awaits you. We both had a relaxed and restful three nights

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Mar 2023

  • "The photos and text on the online advert do not do this cottage justice."

    The attention to detail on every aspect by the owners has created a home straight out of the WOW factor handbook. All mod cons including state of the art air source heat pump heating system, coupled with a wood burning stove in the lounge for evening ambience. We won’t spoil things by detailing the contents of the welcome pack but can say it’s simply the best that we have had either in the UK or overseas. We had the pleasure of meeting the owner and her young son who took time out from their lambing preparations to call in to say hello. Certainly a return visit for us as soon as we can get something organised Bernie and Christine

    Reviewed by Bernard5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable and spotless cottage."

    Thoughtful and welcome additions of fresh flowers and a very generous welcome pack made the stay even better. Thank you

    Reviewed by Catriona5.0Mar 2023

  • "What a fabulous place!"

    Such generous hosts to give what is undoubtedly the best welcome pack of any cottage I’ve stayed in! It was lovely to arrive to a set fire with enough logs and kindling for the week for the extremely efficient log burner. Again a very generous touch. Incredibly comfortable beds and pillows, everything is of high quality. A very comfortable & lovely stay: thank you.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Feb 2023

  • "Squirrel cottage is beautifully refurbished with all mod cons and tastefully finished with little extras."

    It was spotlessly clean on arrival & it was warm and cosy throughout our stay - the Heat Pump was ample, meaning we had no need for the wood burner, even tho it was the middle of January. The local area and the wider Galloway area are well worth exploration, so much so that we could not fit it all in. We'd be delighted to return to the area & this cottage.

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Jan 2023

  • "What a beautiful cottage."

    Every detail had been thought of and the house was furnished to such a high standard. We have stayed in many cottages in Scotland over the past 20 years and this certainly has to be one of the best. So clean. Even the little touches of flowers and the welcome pack were a delight. Perfection.

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Nov 2022

  • "This cottage was a perfect base to explore Dumfries & Galloway."

    Beautifully presented, and great attention to detail, catering for every need, including a very generous 'Welcome' package. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing break in the Rhins of Galloway. Special mention to Port Logan Fish Pond, a wee hidden gem, well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2022

  • "Wonderful modern cottage with fantastic layout."

    Great family setup

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jul 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Squirrel Cottage."

    It was immaculate and beautifully furnished. We sat and watched the birds while having our breakfast. We had some lovely surprises left for us which we really appreciated. Thank you for making our holiday a week to remember.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jul 2022

  • "Welcome pack was great at the end of a long drive, only problem with this cottage is I can't move it to other places I want to visit."

    ..definitely one of the best cottages I've stayed in!

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely modern designed, comfortable, well quipped cottage."

    Welcome pack of bread was nice touch and even fresh flowers. Surrounding area quiet, scenic with plenty of country walks. Will definitely return, which says a lot!

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jun 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful."

    It was extremely comfortable, clean and well equipped with everything you could possibly need. The welcome pack was fantastic and the homemade bread was delicious. The fresh flowers throughout the cottage were a lovely touch. We enjoyed the peace and quiet and there were some lovely walks around the local area. I would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0May 2022

  • "An absolute gem of a cottage."

    Spotlessly clean and the welcome pack was a absolute bonus..every detail is lovingly done,and its so comfortable. There is lots of space for 4 people,and there was nothing I would change just perfect..

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0May 2022

  • "First Class"

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Apr 2022

  • "The Cottage is exceptional."

    Every detail is thought of. The welcome pack is the best we have ever had. Would highly recommend and love to return in the future. The area beautiful (but pub in village rubbish!!) and the people are so friendly. Super place all round.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Mar 2022

  • "Such a beautiful cottage."

    Spotlessly clean and well equipped. There was every attention to detail. The welcome pack was fantastic, the best one I have ever had. Our bed was very comfortable and as there was only my husband and me we didn't try out the other one

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage was amazing and the accommodation was of a very high standard."

    Very clean and comfortable. They have given a great deal of thought to the needs of those who stay there and this really shows. I highly recommend this accommodation. The pictures are exactly how the accommodation is. We hope to be back soon. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage which is furnished and presented to a very high standard."

    No expense has been spared from the quality of beds, furnishings and general decor. Very well equipped, owners really have thought of everything and the welcome back is the best I’ve ever had as a seasoned cottage user. Cannot fault this lovely, cosy cottage in any way, go try it out.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jan 2022

  • "We had a lovely 5 day stay at Squirrel Cottage."

    The cottage is beautifully decorated and is furnished with all the features and facilities that you could possibly want. The village is quiet but only a short drive from Stranraer.

    Reviewed by Alastair5.0Jan 2022

  • "Lovely Cottage."

    Would recommend to anyone. 5 stars.

    Reviewed by Rupert5.0Dec 2021

  • "Absolutley wonderful."

    Excellent adaptations and communication with us. Will definitely stay here again and would recommend to all.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Dec 2021

  • "We absolutely loved this property, it was clean, spacious, comfortable and in a great location."

    The property is of a very high standard and the little extras the owner applies before your stay is lovely. All appliances are labeled with instructions and a folder with instructions for your stay and leaving the property is set out clearly in the property information. We would most definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Nov 2021

  • "The property was excellent."

    Lovely decor and comfort. The owners have clearly invested a lot into the property.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Nov 2021

  • "The cottage was exceptional."

    By far the best cottage we have stayed in. Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. The welcome goodies were an added bonus, the bread was delicious thank you and the fresh flowers a nice touch. We will definitely recommend to anyone visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Oct 2021

  • "Squirell cottage was beautiful."

    So clean an comfy.pam kirk

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Sep 2021

  • "Squirrel Cottage is by far the best cottage we have stayed in yet."

    Everything has been done to the highest standard with many extras. Super clean and comfortable. The owners have really gone the extra mile to make it a home from home and the welcome treats were superb. The fresh flowers and Prosecco were a very welcome added bonus! We wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend this beautiful cottage.

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at Squirrel Cottage."

    It was very well equipped and in a beautiful location. The owners left us an amazing welcome pack which included homemade bread, and Rocky road which was delicious!! I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this holiday let, as it has everything you need and more.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Aug 2021

  • "Best cottage we have ever stayed in (and we have stayed in a lot)."

    Very comfortable, very clean, great facilities, great welcome.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous location."

    Stunning cottage, and I mean really, proper, stunning.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2021

  • "This cottage is absolutely stunning from top to bottom!"

    The finishing throughout is to a really high standard, the beds are just unreal and the little touches, such as the provided toiletries and homemade rocky road on arrival get your holiday off to a great start. The information pack with details on the local area and suggestions of things to do is really accurate and helpful. There's a lovely traditional pub about 30 seconds away which serves lovely homecooked food too which is really handy after a long day exploring the beautiful surroundings. Also, Lady's Bay is a small cove style beach about 10 minutes drive away from the cottage, which is just gorgeous, so that's a definite must see!!

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Jul 2021

  • "This cottage is amazing, every need catered for."

    A very relaxing location. Spotlessly clean, cant praise it enough.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jul 2021

  • "An excellent cottage to get away from it all and unwind."

    The fresh home-made bread, cheese, pickle, home-made rocky road, toiletries - and the Prosecco - on arrival were an added bonus. The fresh flowers around the property were also beautiful. The cottage was also spotless throughout. Highly highly recommended! May well stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is a beautiful cottage where a lot of care and attention has gone into it, high spec furnishings and extremely comfortable."

    The hospitality of the owner is second to none, on arrival freshly baked oat soda bread, rocky road, prosecco, cheese, chutney, butter, milk, olive oil, tea and coffee. Lovely fresh flowers in the porch, lounge and kitchen added that special touch. This cottage has everything you need and we had a thoroughly enjoyable week there, shame we had to leave!

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2021

  • "From the second we arrived we knew we had booked somewhere really special for our holiday in Scotland."

    The cottage had everything we needed and more for a perfectly relaxing getaway. A great base for exploring local points of interest along with great doorstep walks and a fabulous place to return to and relax in the evening….. we didnt want to leave!! Cant wait to return!

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, spotlessly clean and superbly equipped."

    The helpful, friendly owners have thought of everything (including the unexpected welcome goodies which were so delicious), even down to an OS map! Information on the area and restaurant recommendations were great, and the nearby pub and landlord very welcoming. A fabulous week, thanks.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Squirt cottage had everything we needed, a really fabulous and comfortable house to stay in."

    Lots of great walks locally, we walked from the house and along coastal paths from Portpatrick.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, owners really do think of everything."

    Had a lovely week with perfect weather too! Take some binoculars for all the spectacular wildlife around!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2021

  • "A lovely cottage with the best of facilities and hospitality."

    A very quiet and traditional village and the area around offered plenty to see and do. I would certainly visit Squirrel Cottage again.

    Reviewed by Roy5.0May 2021

  • "We had a very relaxing break based in this lovely accommodation."

    Squirrel Cottage has been refurbished to a very high standard. The house was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We were made to feel most welcome, thank you.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Nov 2020

  • "Considering the current times and difficulties we all face, booking and staying at this property was simple and easy."

    While I was kept informed and the property was made 'safe', it didn't impact things at all. I loved my stay here and will definitely be back..

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Oct 2020

  • "Wonderful cottage with all amenities of a very high standard."

    Set in a quiet village with local walks, the scenery is beautiful.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Aug 2020

  • "This cottage has been done out to a very high standard."

    Everything is top quality and nothing has been overlooked. The beds are extremely comfortable and and the standard of finish throughout the whole cottage can't be faulted. The area is stunning with plenty to see and visit. It helped that we were given that special treat 'a Scottish holiday with virtually wall to wall sunshine!). The welcome gifts were an added bonus and serious kudos was given to the cook for their Rocky Road pieces and amazing homemade loaf..they were simply delicious!. I would not hesitate to recommend this property and would certainly re-visit if that became an option in the future. The local shop in the next village (5 mins by car) is reasonably stocked and priced and their are a number of major supermarkets in nearby Stranraer. We didn't get to visit the pub in the village (a mixture of timings and Covid restrictions) but heard/read good reviews. All in all a fantastic break in a stunning cottage. Simon, Maxine and Ella (16) - Aug '20. Preston, Lancs.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be two singles upon request), 1 x king-size
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living room/ diner with woodburning stove
  • Eco heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range cooker and induction hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside & off-road parking available
  • Enclosed rear patio garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 0.2 miles, shop 4.4 miles
  • Note: This property is close to a stream, please consider this when booking and supervise children

The property

Stranraer 6.6 miles.

Resting quietly in the picturesque village of Kirkcolm, you will find the fabulous Squirrel Cottage.

Beautifully appointed with contemporary furnishings, this attractive holiday home offers the ultimate self-catering stay for two couples or a group of four who seek an escape to Scotland.

Place a log on the woodburning stove and allow yourself to sink into the plush corner sofa, before turning on the TV to unwind with an entertaining movie.

Admire the striking coffee table as you place down your cup of tea, and make your way over to the sleek black dining table to discuss your plans for the upcoming days with the group.

Wander into the impressive, fully-fitted kitchen, complete with all of the essentials for a fantastic self-catering stay; let your culinary skills shine as you take to the eye-catching stainless steel range cooker and begin to prepare a mouth-watering meal with the help of the induction hob.

Step out onto the veranda through the back door and a couple of steps, and delight in a bottle of your favourite wine as you socialize with friends, watching as the sun sets on another memorable day in Scotland.

Head back indoors to choose between two stunning king-size bedrooms, each decorated with chic neutral tones and stylish bedside tables, together creating a luxurious space for guests to retreat to at the end of the day.

Those staying in the master bedroom will enjoy taking their time to get ready for the day ahead at the beautiful black dressing table, before selecting their outfit from the spacious built-in storage, while guests staying across the hall can take advantage of the flexible sleeping arrangements by transforming the lovely king-size bed into two singles, if required.

Let your worries wash away as you indulge in a tranquil soak in the bath, located on the first floor, whilst your towel keeps nice and toasty on the handy heated towel rail.

Take advantage of the ground-floor shower room with a quick, refreshing shower, for those days when you're eager to get out and about exploring the local area.

There are several excellent local walks and paths that have been recently upgraded in Kirkcolm and the surrounding area, which is great for guests who enjoy scenic walks.

Take a relaxing morning stroll along the shore of breath-taking Loch Ryan, or stop by the town of Stranraer to explore the grounds of Agnew Park and Stranraer Museum, before watching as boats bob happily in the waters of the local harbour.

Hop on the train for a scenic ride to the city of Glasgow, or jump in the car and drive to the mesmerizing Galloway Park for breath-taking hikes boasting incredible landscapes and eye-catching historical landmarks, such as Grey Man of the Merrick and Bruce's Stone.

Lose yourself in the enchanting history of Glenluce Abbey ruins or enjoy a quick nine holes at the Stranraer Golf Club, home to unrivalled seascapes.

On your return to the cottage, stop by the local supermarket to pick up all of your favourite snacks for an evening in front of the TV, or grab some groceries needed for a mouth-watering picnic in the park.

Make unforgettable memories with your loved ones in Scotland at Squirrel Cottage.

EPC Rating: Band B

EPC Rating: Band B

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-00832-F

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About the location


Stranraer 6 miles.

Kirkcolm, formerly known as Stewarton, which was established in the early 17th Century, is a small village on the tip of the Rhins of Galloway Peninsula. The village offers a homely, welcoming pub and an excellent children’s playpark. Nearby are lovely walks to the coast with superb birdwatching. The village is just 6 miles from Stranraer which is situated at the head of Loch Ryan and has a long history as a ferry port. Stranraer is the gateway to the Rhins of Galloway Peninsula and the town’s main attraction is the Castle of St John, which is a ruined four-story tower house built around 1500. Stranraer Museum can be found in the old town hall.
Three miles east of Stranraer is Castle Kennedy Gardens where you will find the castle, two lochs, a giant lily pond and an avenue of monkey puzzle tree. The quaint seaside village of Portpatrick, with a multitude of pubs and eateries is 11 miles away.
For golfing enthusiasts there are a number of courses including Dunskey near Portpatrick, Creachmore near Stranraer and the world renowned course at Trump Turnberry is an hour away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas