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Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was warm, clean and comfortable."

    Me and the dog enjoy going for a early morning walk in the wood. Met a few local who was very friendly . Also enjoy the friendly pubs.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed both the cottage and its surroundings, which are, indeed, perfect, especially if one has a dog, and the locals are very friendly, as are their dogs. I hope you saw the herons on Plantain Loch in the woods. The red squirrels are a little more elusive. I hope to welcome you and your dog back in the future. Regards, Alma Westwood and her caretaker Pauline I look forward to welcoming you (both) back in the future. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0May 2024

  • "Location absolutely amazing."

    There were a few niggles we had with the cottage. The fridge was way too small and the downstairs layout could do with some thought. Only 1 chair and 1 sofa for 4 adults was a bit awkward. A cream carpet in a holiday let that allows pets was concerning. We covered the floor in large blankets we brought with us! Beds were comfortable enough but mattresses were very soft (not great for bad backs)! Some thought could be given to the garden/outside area so dogs could be let out without being put on a lead. We're nitpicking though - all in all, we had a perfectly lovely 5 night stay and we would definitely look at rebooking in the future. The location couldn't have been more perfect.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. I am so pleased you loved the location and would look at returning, and I look forward to welcoming you back. Your comments have been noted. A.W., Woodend Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen3.1Apr 2024

  • "Nice clean cosy,dog friendly cottage in a great central location for coastal and woodlands."

    Could not fault a single thing.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. I am so pleased you and your dog enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Alma Westwood. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Mar 2024

  • "A lovely cottage with the Dalbeattie Town wood right outside the door - superb location for dog walkers and small children to run free."

    The cottage was very comfortable - the only downside is it doesn’t have a freezer just an ice making compartment so you have to plan your shopping to take this into consideration. All in all - good value for money.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and found everything to your liking. The cottage does not have a freezer but the town is seven minutes' walk away and there are good grocers and butchers available there. Small items of food, eg. peas, chops, ice cream, can be stored in the ice-making compartment. We are very fortunate to have the lovely Town Wood on our doorstep and it is possible to walk all day through the forest, or cycle on the various 7-stanes cycle routes. The 4-mile walk through the forest to Kippford is well doing, then you can enjoy the hospitality of one of the two pubs, or the café, all on the sea front. Catch the bus back, or walk home afterwards if you have the energy! Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2023

  • "The positives of wood end lovely area to explore and walks into the woods from the doorstep cosy cottage lounge sofa and chairs comfortable and good sized tv nice bathroom and upstairs bedrooms plenty of storage space very warm plenty of heat from the storage heaters."

    Now the negatives small double bed very uncomfortable after 2 nights my husband suggested we sleep in the single beds which we found a lot more comfortable the bedding did not smell fresh so I had to frebreze the bedding on leaving you are asked to wash the bedding and towels before you leave well I found out why the bedding did not smell fresh the washing machine is far to small and dirty and smelt awful all black around the rubber and dirty dispenser draw . The towels were hard and smelt not very nice I actually went and bought 2 new bath towels to use for us. The kitchen was dirty microwave had not been cleaned toaster full of crumbs kitchen was not inviting at all very clutterd as was the cupboard under the sink onion skins left in the green food bin and out of date food left in the cupboard above the microwave the porch is an eye sore full of clutter cobwebs on the bookshelf in the lounge went to.pull a book out to read it and it was full of cobwebs as was the shelf we got the hoover out to hoover around it was full and smelt awful so my husband had to change the bag. Knife and fork draw were filthy think the housekeeping is very poor such a shame as it is a lovely place to stay flowers and biscuits a nice touch but it would be nice if a pint of milk could be left in the fridge for a cuppa on arrival we have stayed in many cottages with sykes never had to wash the bedding and towels on departure and always had the basics on arrival.

    Thank you for your feedback, from which I am pleased to see you found the cottage warm and comfortable and liked the area. I am sorry you found the double bed too small and uncomfortable; it is standard size and is having a new mattress at the end of this season. As regards leaving milk for guests, we used to leave one pint but with so many people now being vegan or vegetarian it was decided not to leave any as we did not want wastage. This policy will be reviewed in the light of your comments. Tea, coffee and sugar are available. Guests are asked to put their towels in to wash if they have time before they leave as this helps my housekeeper to complete the changeover but she does not expect guests to wash their bedding. As for the other matters you raised, these will be dealt with as necessary. Regards, Alma Westwood. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeanette2.2Nov 2023

  • "Very comfortable, clean cottage ."

    Enjoyed our stay and would re book

    We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Sep 2023

  • "Clean and comfortable, great place to stay."

    Everything you need. Excellent location.

    Welcome back for your second visit! We are so pleased you like the cottage and the area; Dumfries & Galloway is overlooked but beautiful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Sep 2023

  • "Comfortable cottage ideally situated for access to Dalbeattie Town Wood and the town centre."

    Thank you for your feedback. We aim to make our guests' holidays as comfortable as possible and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan3.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely house with a great location right next to Dalbeattie woods."

    Easy walk into town centre and shops. Excellent butchers and bakers and a well stocked coop and Spar. Fantastic place to holiday with your dog. Well equipped kitchen. Good shower. Beautiful views from the garden and front bedroom window. Our 2nd visit this year and would certainly book again.

    Welcome back, second time this year, and thank you for your lovely feedback. We are always delighted to hear what a good time guests, including their dogs, have had, and how much they have enjoyed Wood End and the surrounding area. You also had great weather, so you could really get out and about. As you say, Dalbeattie is fortunate to have excellent shops, including a delightful old-fashioned ironmongers. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage peaceful was worried it was not clean because the bad ..."

    Lovely cottage peaceful was worried it was not clean because the bad feedback before I have to say it was clean and we enjoyed our stay

    Thank you for your positive feedback. I am very pleased you enjoyed your holiday and found the cottage clean, in spite of the previous review, which my caretaker and I simply could not understand. My caretaker is meticulous about cleaning after each guest and was most upset when she read the comments from the previous guest. We aim to make our guests comfortable and to give them the most enjoyable experience of this lovely area of SW Scotland and I look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clarissa5.0Aug 2023

  • "Driving up to the cottage was terrifying as we had to drive through what looked like a criminal council estate although we were pleased when we got to the cottage as it is right next to the woods."

    On arrival we were greeted by a porch full of stuff which looked like it had been dumped by previous tenants. A pad on kitchen table giving us the bin day and asking us to wash the towels on leaving, which I did but the washing machine was way to small for the amount of towels, the only washing liquid I could find was in the cupboard under the sink which was jam packed with all sorts of cleaning products and was dirty. The towels were rough and smelt foisty. The oven tray needed washing before I could use it as had greasy food residue in it. The window sill was dirty and the glass jars with 3 dish washer tablets in were greasy and dusty( I washed these up). As were the biscuit tins on top of units which I decided not to use. There were nearly empty sauce bottles, tea, coffee and sugar didn't feel useable. Some biscuits were left but as I'm dairy free I couldn't eat them. I couldn't tell which tap was hot or cold because the colours were cover in grime. There was too much stuff in a small kitchen that you couldn't use the work top. The toaster was a 2 slice for a 4 person dwelling. The saucepans were also dirty. When I found the glasses on day 3 in the top of saucepan cupboard they needed washing before use. The light switches had dirty finger marks on. The TV was dated not a smart one. Bookshelf was dusty. The 3 piece had stains on it and didn't fit the room. The coasters and placemats were sticky. The stairs had spikes in them from the carpet fixings which stuck into my feet. The bath took an age to fill and the mixer tap would only do boiling hot or freezing cold and drained almost instantly. Whereas the shower was good but didn't drain I can only imagine the hair hadn't been removed from previous tenants I didn't want to look to clean it, the bathroom sink tap was loose and again didn't work properly I didn't get any hot water from it just tepid and cold. The bed was creaky and noisy but it was comfortable and the sheets smelt clean, the light shade above the bed was dusty I cleaned that because I couldn't sleep with it. The garden was over grown and unusable. I tried the gate which hinges were rusted through and there was a shed which was falling to bits. On wednesday (day 5) someone came while we were out and chopped down outside kitchen and on Thursday cut the grass, we left Friday. The whole place needs modernising. I kept finding little white dog hairs on my clothes and in my crochet wool.

    I am sorry you did not find the accommodation to your liking, or the standard of cleanliness up to your requirements, especially as my housekeeper often receives compliments. The garden was neglected as my usual gardener has ceased trading but did not tell me, but as you say, I arranged for someone else to come and tidy it up. As for the shed, it is due for dismantling, is not in the main garden and it is not for guests' use. In the past, guests have remarked favourably on the contents of the kitchen. Yes, you are correct, a four-slice toaster would be better; the two-slice toaster was an interim measure replacing the original four slice one which broke, but the purchase of the four-slice toaster was overlooked. My apologies for that. The drainage problems with the shower are due to the nature of the plug-hole; it is certainly not clogged with hairs, my caretaker is most particular about that. I am afraid nothing can be done about the water pressure in the bathroom which leads to the issues you described. Tea, coffee and sugar are replenished regularly for guests' use on their arrival. The cottage is an 1830's stoneworkers' house and has been modernised in keeping with its character. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lena1.6Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Well equipped and very comfortable. Downfall is the garden which is totally overgrown and practically inaccessible. The kitchen would be so much lighter if all the shrubs were cut back. When we did go up the very overgrown steps the lawn wasn't cut either. It wasnt a problem as the gravel area at the side of the house was a lovely sun trap but if you are advertising a garden it should be in a usable state. But we really enjoyed our stay.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am so pleased you found the accommodation well equipped and comfortable. but I am so sorry about the garden. My regular gardener has not been since June. I am unable to contact him to find out why and am wondering if he has ceased trading without letting me now. He was always so reliable. I am now in the process of finding another gardener who will be able to come immediately to take over regular maintenance. I can only apologise once more. I am working to resolve this problem as quickly as possible.` Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location near some really good pubs Cum-Ye-Inn for nice beer garden and Birch Tree for excellent food (highly recommended!"

    ). Lovely walks in the forest right next to the cottage, walked to Kippford which is about 5 miles which was a trek but worth it. Cottage itself really nice and comfortable inside but didn't really use the garden as it is a bit steep at the back would have benefitted from a standard outside table and chairs with sun brolley etc. on the gravel bit at the side as it was boiling on our week here (24+ degrees most days). Minor thing really. Also brilliant Chinese takeaway at The Ship Inn 5 min walk away! If you want a cottage in this area book this one

    Thank you for this lovely positive and helpful feedback. It is good to have recommendations of places to go for future visitors. I hope you caught the bus back from Kippford and enjoyed a drink or lunch at The Anchor or The Mariner before you left. Bikes are for hire at the nearby garage so guests can ride through the forest or the 7-Stanes trail through the forest, from easy to challenging grades. Yes, unfortunately the garden is steep but there is a seat up on the first level where you can have a glass of wine or whatever and admire the view over the housetops to the hills beyond and watch the sunset. Thank you for the suggestion about the table on the gravel. We do provide a fold-up table and four camping chairs, but have not placed anything permanent because some guests like to park their car there instead of on the road. There is a sunshade in the cupboard under the stairs, but I must get a base for it then it can be used on the gravel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Edward4.7Jun 2023

  • "Great location on the edge of the woods."

    Cosy, comfortable, just right, our dog loved it.

    So pleased you, and your dog, enjoyed your holiday at Wood End. The walk from the house to Kippford through the forest is particularly worth doing, and you can always catch the bus back after you've had lunch, if you don't feel like walking. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.4May 2023

  • "Lovely well run cottage, definitely a home from home."

    Very clean and well equipped, everything you could want or need. Being right next to the forest was wonderful, birdsong all of time.

    Thank you. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Wood End and yes, the birdsong at this time of year is lovely. Dumfries & Galloway is a very pretty part of Scotland and the forest at Dalbeattie is beautiful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2023

  • "Clean and comfortable cottage well equipped even had a variety of board games and books."

    Brilliant for forest walks or cycling, not far from shops/pubs/cafes but very quiet and peaceful. Would definitely stay here again.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. My aim is to make the cottage a relaxing home-from-home and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. It will be my pleasure to welcome you back in the future. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0May 2023

  • "We had a fabulous holiday at Wood End cottage."

    The cottage was clean & very cosy. The location was great for walking through Dalbeattie Forest, the amenities in the town & visiting the area. We’d love to return!

    I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and found the cottage comfortable. As you say, the location is great for outdoor activities and Dalbeattie town and nearby Castle Douglas have very good amenities. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Apr 2023

  • "The only thing going for this place is where it is and the upstairs area of the house."

    Downstairs needs alot of TLC as it has not been maintained to a decent standard for quite some time. Stained tablecloth,chipped plates, outside chairs not cleaned, faulty fridge, I could go on. Reading past reviews makes us feel we stayed in a completely different place as I cannot agree with very much. A very uninterested response from the housekeeper when we contacted her and no interest from the owner when we put a complaint into Sykes re our lost food due to a faulty fridge. We requested some kind of refund as we were out of pocket but nothing so far. If I could give this place a minus I would. I almost feel sorry for the people who have booked down the line. It is not a child friendly place and if you fancy an outside drink when the better weather comes be warned of the hike to get to the garden where there are two uncomfortable wooden chairs and no table. GOOD LUCK

    It was disappointing to receive these negative comments., especially in the light of so many positive ones received both immediately before and after them. I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. My housekeeper found one chipped plate, the tablecloth is changed weekly and no-one else has reported the fridge as being faulty. Maybe it was turned down to too low a temperature setting? My apologies concerning the outside chairs, which had indeed been overlooked. These have now been replaced. The seat up the garden does have a table, in between the two seats. The garden is accessed by two sets of steps, with handrails, as shown on Sykes' photos, and is not suitable for young children, but there is a large playing field opposite the cottage which has play equipment and a football pitch. It is worth the climb up to the garden seat to sit and watch the sunset or admire the view. I welcome feedback from guests as this helps us to maintain or improve standards. Apologise for the late response to this review but I have been away. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie1.3Apr 2023

  • "Great little cottage."

    Had everything we needed for a week away. Fab location for walking and cycling.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in the cottage .and the area. Apologies for not replying sooner but I have been away. Alma Westwood Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda3.8Apr 2023

  • "Comfortable and cosy cottage with everything you need."

    Thank you for your positive feedback. We look to provide everything our guests will require for a comfortable holiday and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage was a great find."

    Right on the edge of Dalbeattie Wood - could not have been handier for walking. The Cottage was clean, very well equipped and very comfortable. Everything was spot on. The weather left a bit to be desired but all in all because of the Wood being so close, you could walk to the Town without getting too wet. The pubs and the natives were extremely friendly and we would return in a heartbeat. Many thanks to the owner for the use of Woodend

    Thank you for your lovely comments. I am so pleased you found the accommodation comfortable and well equipped and that the poor weather did not put you off! The Wood is beautiful even in winter and the walk to Colvend is lovely too. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Alma Westwood. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a lovely time at this comfy cottage, right next door to the forest , which was ideal for walking our dog."

    Dalbeattie shops and pubs a short walk away too. We visited the solway coast, kippford, Kirkcudbright and Carsethorn too, dog friendly beaches and eating places there.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased you found the cottage comfortable and that you enjoyed your holiday in Wood End and the surrounding area. I hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kath4.7Sep 2022

  • "One of the most comfortable cottages we have stayed in ,everything was spot on,backyard gate literally led in to the forest great for Dog walking (and following the core route in to Colvend) ."

    ..Smart TV a big bonus as we could use our internet TV subscriptions to watch what we wanted ..We got lucky and wall to wall sunshine all week that allowed us to take advantage of the rear garden ,such a peaceful spot as well...Location was also very handy for all the coastal villages around with good roads leading there..Would we return, we certainly would ...

    Thank you for your very positive feedback. I am so pleased you found the accommodation comfortable and yes, it is great to be able to walk straight into the forest, with the amenities of the town close by a too. It is a lovely area and I will be very pleased to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable and well equipped."

    Particularly enjoyed the woodland walks.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. I am pleased you found the accommodation comfortable and well equipped and yes, the woodland walks are a delight and right on the doorstep too. I hope to welcome you back in the future. Alma Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was perfect."

    Very cosy and comfortable. It was one of the best equipped cottages we have stayed in for a long time. The only downside was we could not use the garden as it was so overgrown. The location was perfect too, right beside the entrance to the Town Wood which has miles of walks.

    Thank you for your kind comments. We try to equip the cottage with everything that may be needed and are pleased you found it well equipped. I do apologise about the garden. Unfortunately my gardener has been away for a few weeks so it has become rather overgrown, but he will be coming to cut the grass etc. very shortly. I know this does not help you, and again, I am sorry for this. As you say, the location is perfect, right by Town Wood, which has a pretty loch and miles of walking and cycling routes over many miles. I do hope you will be back, when I will ensure that the garden is usable! Alma Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Jul 2022

  • "The cottage had everything we needed for a comfy week away, the only drawback was the steep garden which we were unfortunately able to use."

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Wood End."

    The cottage was very well equipped and clean. It's in an ideal location to access many walks and also the beach. The bed mattress was a little uncomfortable but this would not detract us from recommending the property to others, or indeed returning ourselves. There were some building works being undertaken across the road which resulted in a noisy start to the day, but as we were out exploring most of the time it was a minor issue. The town is handy for supplies and the local people are very friendly. The Owners had purchased a new cooker and TV, both of which were great.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in this lovely area and found the cottage very well equipped and clean. You are the first guests to use the new cooker and TV and again I am very pleased you found them great. I am sorry you found the mattress a little uncomfortable and I will look into this. I am glad it did not spoil your stay. As for the building works, over which, of course, I have no control, they should be completed before too much longer but I am sorry if the noise from there disturbed you in the mornings. Thank you for saying you would recommend the property to others and I look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.4Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely 6 nights in this cosy and well equipped cottage."

    We really enjoyed the open fire, such a novelty for us. It is in an ideal setting at the end of the road right next to the forest so no passing traffic and convenient for forest walks. Dalbeattie is a nice small town with several pubs and places to eat, in particular The Birch Tree Hotel which is dog friendly. We went to Castle Douglas several times and to Kirkcudbright for the brilliant food shops. The only improvement that could be made would be a Smart TV. Overall a lovely relaxing holiday.

    I am so pleased you had such a lovely time at the cottage and found it so well-equipped and cosy. Dumfries & Galloway is a beautiful part of Scotland, and Dalbeittie and its surrounding areas are very dog-friendly, with some lovely walks and rides. Thank you for your suggestion about having a Smart TV, which I intend to install very shortly. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future, when you will also find there is a new cooker. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra4.7Jan 2022

  • "Loved the time in the cottage."

    The walks the restaurants the pubs and days out in other towns.

    Thank you for lovely comment. I am so pleased you enjoyed yourself at the cottage and I look forward to welcoming you back to this beautiful but overlooked area of Scotland. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Jan 2022

  • "I spent 3 nights at Woodend and from the moment I arrived I felt welcomed."

    The cottage is not luxurious but really comfortable and well equipped. Being on a no through road and beside the forest, it was peaceful and easy to walk without taking the car. For me this was the perfect cottage.

    Thank you for your positive comments. We are very pleased you felt welcomed and found the cottage comfortable, that is our aim. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Nov 2021

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  • *Please note: this property only accepts bookings Friday-Friday* Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Electric central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Outside storage for bikes, plus hose for cleaning and a cover if wet
  • Garden
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Just 5 miles to the coast and beach
  • Please note: This property does feature steep internal stairs but there is a handrail, as shown in the photos
  • Please note: This property only allows bookings to check in on a Friday for 7 day periods.

The property

Settled in the centre of the quaint town of Dalbeattie in Kirkcudbrightshire is this delightful semi-detached house, Wood End.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, Wood End is a charming pet-friendly base for an idyllic getaway to Scotland, with easy access to the Solway Coast and Dumfries.

Be charmed by the homely kitchen, which has all you need to prepare delicious treats for your guests, gather around the dining room table as you toast to a wonderful holiday.

After a hearty meal, retire to the plush sofa to put your feet up in front of the open fire and select for your favourite TV show to enjoy for the evening.

As the evening grows darker, head to the first floor where you will find two nicely decorated bedrooms, a double and a twin, ensuring suitable sleeping arrangements for all parties.

Start the day with a refreshing shower before preparing morning coffee for your guests to enjoy in the garden, surrounded by the lush countryside and birdsong.

Get to know the local area with a stroll into the village, where you will find a variety of restaurants, perfect if you don’t fancy cooking one evening, the Dalbeattie Forest Town Wood where you can enjoy a romantic walk with your loved one and pooch or enjoy the scenery at Plaintain Loch over a freshly prepared picnic.The cottage is right next to the forest, and the 7Stanes mountain bike trail is on your doorstep to enjoy.

Venture further with a trip to the town of Kirkcudbright, where you can brush up on the local history at the Stewartry Museum, admire the local art in the Kirkcudbridge Galleries and Harbour Cottage Gallery and stroll down to see the moored boats at the Kirkcudbridge Marina, with exceptional views looking out over the Dee and the town itself.

If you can tear yourself away, be sure to make a stop a Dumfries, where you will find the Robert Burns Centre and Robert Burns House, both of which celebrate the famous wordsmith with a series of interactive exhibits.

Wood End makes for a wonderful break with loved ones at any time of the year.

EPC Rating: Band F

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-00476-F.

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About the location


Castle Douglas 6 miles; Kirkcudbright 13.5 miles; Dumfries 14 miles.

The attractive country town of Dalbeattie is nestled in the south west of Scotland. The town sits within a wooded valley on the River Urr and provides access to the picturesque Solway Coast with its miles of beaches and pretty fishing villages. Dalbeattie is originally known for its granite quarry, which exported stone all over the world, most notably for the Eddystone Lighthouse and Thames Embankment. Today it is renowned for its outdoor activities with the world famous 7stanes mountain biking complex nearby as well as forest walks in Glentrool, where you can follow in the footsteps of Richard Hannay in The Thirty Nine Steps. Dalbeattie and the surrounding area offer panoramic views of the Solway Firth, the Lake District and the Galloway Hills. A great location, which has something for everyone.

Please note: This property does feature steep internal stairs but there is a handrail, as shown in the photos. Please note: This property only allows bookings to check in on a Friday for 7 day periods.