Self aAtering Accommodation To Book in Dumfries and Galloway

Book a Dumfries and Galloway cottage holiday to best experience and enjoy the rich culture and history in this beautiful county. Located on the Scottish borders, it has something for every visitor, with great walking, angling, golf, art and culture, coast and countryside.

A holiday exploring this part of the west coast of Scotland will be rewarded with some fine days out discovering beaches and old fishing harbours such as Dumfries, Stranraer and the smaller but elegant pastel-coloured resort of Portaparick.

 

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The Old Cheeseloft, Kirkudbright, Dumfries and Galloway

The Old Cheeseloft, Kirkudbright

The Old Cheeseloft is a recently rennovated rural holiday cottage in Dumfries and Galloway on the sea shore in Ross Bay near Kirkuudbright. With 3 bedrooms sleeping 5 guests, this pet friendly holiday home is perfect for couples or families looking for a relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings

Old Stables Cottage, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

Old Stables Cottage, Stranraer

A recently refurbished property sleeping two people in a double room. Old Stables Cottage is situated in quiet countryside just two miles from Stranraer and four miles from Portpatrick.

Shore Cottage, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

Shore Cottage, Dalbeattie

This detached beach front holiday cottage has an unrivalled postion on a private beach on the Arbigland Estate. Shore Cottage enjoys magnificent views across the Solway to the Lake District Mountains, for availability see www.arbiglandestate.co.uk. Pets welcome.

Dairy House, Kirkudbright, Dumfries and Galloway

Dairy House, Kirkudbright

Dairy House is a warm and comfortable holiday cottage in an idyllic and secluded coastal location right above the beach in Ross Bay near Kirkudbright. With a backdrop of hills and scenic rural vistas, Dairy House is a child and pet friendly seaside cottage that sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms.

Creel Cottage, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway

Creel Cottage, Kirkcudbright

Your memory of a holiday at 4-star Creel Cottage will be dominated by the sight of the sea and sound of the waves breaking on theb Bay shore just yards from your window. Creel Cottage lies in the peaceful and secluded Ross Bay, a rural coastal idyll south of Kircudbright in Scotland. Pets welcome.

Elm Cottage, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

Elm Cottage, Stranraer

Elm Cottage sleeps four people in a double and twin-bedded room and is ideal for two couples or a family with children.

Lapwing Lodge, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

Lapwing Lodge, Dalbeattie

Lapwing Lodge is one of 3 log chalets in an orchard on the beach front. With sea and mountain views,it is within walking distance of a good pub. It is very cosy with a log burning stove. Pets welcome. For availability see www.arbiglandestate.co.uk

Explore the vast estate and enchanting interior of one of Scotland’s finest stately homes. The magnificent 17th century Drumlanrig Castle boasts over 40 acres of beautiful maintained gardens and offers a range of activities for the whole family. Gardeners (and those who just love to spend time in attractive gardens will find plenty of large houses and gardens open to the public scattered throughout the country. Bird and wildlife lovers are equally spoiled for choice with a wide range of reserves and protected wetland areas to be explored.

Perhaps the best known beauty spot in the county (although there are plenty of challenges to this claim) is the Grey Mare’s Tail, a 200ft high waterfall which plunges down a rocky crevasse.

 Children – or ice cream lovers generally should not miss Cream o- Galloway near Gatehouse of Fleet, where ice cream rules. Learn how ice cream is made and then subject your taste buds to testing a wide range of flavours. Children will love it. And afterwards, there are plenty of big slides, rides, a pedal kart track and scenic nature trails to enjoy and work off the calories.

Visit Kircudbright and Wigtown to see at first hand why the former is known as the artist town and the latter as Scotland’s book town. You won’t be guessing for long!