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Situated in the heart of Scotland’s National Book Town, the property is a converted former Smiddy. Local amenities are within close proximity and the bedroom and living room offer fantastic views across the Solway Firth to the Galloway Hills.

The flat is on two levels with a large open-plan living area (kitchen and living room), and a small bathroom on the first floor, and a spacious and bright double bedroom on the second floor.

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The flat has plain, clean decor and guests will be provided with bed linen, towels, dish towels etc. Efficient electric heating makes the flat cosy.

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Creeside Escape Shepherd’s Hut – Experiential, Sustainable and Close to Nature


Fresh air, dark starry skies, peace & quiet whilst staying in a traditional shepherd’s hut on our farm.

Our hut is sited with uninterrupted views of the River Cree and the Galloway Hills in the distance. On warmer summer evenings relax outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery, but if it’s wet and windy retreat inside where you will be warm and toasty beside the wood buring stove.

Our shepherd’s hut sleeps 2 in a double bed. Please ask if you wish to bring additional guests (small charge).There is an en-suite compost WC, but no shower facility. All bed linen and towels are provided, along with blankets for colder days.

There is NO Wi-Fi, very limited phone signal and NO hot tub but what you do have is books, cards, board games and a radio to keep you entertained.

There is a wood burner with a rocking chair, and a basket full of logs (additional can be purchased). There is a small gas stove with kettle and complimentary tea and coffee. Bottled water is provided for drinking. Power is supplied by a solar panel on the hut roof. There is a socket if you do need to charge your phone. No mains electric.

A continental breakfast is available by prior arrangement (additional charge).

Sorry no pets as we are a working farm and sheep may be grazing around the hut at certain times of the year. Off road parking is available. There is a short walk to the hut across a field with no hard path so please wear sensible shoes.

We are open 10 months of the year, closed for lambing during March and April.

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The Wigtown Emporium is a curiosity and book shop run as a family business by Sara and
John Baker-Black. We are located in the heart of Scotland’s book town and our newly
refurbished B&B accommodation will get you close to the heart of the Wigtown Book Festival

which celebrates its 21st anniversary this year.

We are located close to all the shops and cafes, and can offer two double bedrooms with a
shared bathroom. The rooms are up two flights of stairs and are comfortable and quiet. We
are a friendly non-party, no smoking household that includes a small dog and two gentle cats.

The rooms come with free wifi and hot drink facilities.

Price £70 per room per night including breakfast, with a minimum stay of two nights.

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Luxury accommodation with a hot tub in a pleasant rural location with views to Luce Bay yet is only few of minutes away from the charming village of Glenluce, situated within Whitecairn Holiday Park on the hillside above the village. From where unparalleled panoramic views stretch across Mull of Galloway and beyond to the Isle of Man. It is ideal for families or couples with an excellent range of facilities on site including indoor swimming pool (small extra charge), children’s play area and trout fishing.

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Argyll Lodge provides luxury accommodation with a hot tub in a pleasant rural location with views to Luce Bay yet is only few of minutes away from the charming village of Glenluce, situated within Whitecairn Holiday Park on the hillside above the village. From where unparalleled panoramic views stretch across Mull of Galloway and beyond to the Isle of Man. It is ideal for families or couples with an excellent range of facilities on site including indoor swimming pool (small extra charge), children’s play area and trout fishing.

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Luxury accommodation with a hot tub in a pleasant rural location with views to Luce Bay yet is only few of minutes away from the charming village of Glenluce, situated within Whitecairn Holiday Park on the hillside above the village. From where unparalleled panoramic views stretch across Mull of Galloway and beyond to the Isle of Man. It is ideal for families or couples with an excellent range of facilities on site including indoor swimming pool (small extra charge), children’s play area and trout fishing.

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An outstanding holiday house in the pretty fishing village of Garlieston the name says it all, situated on the front with views over the bowling green to Garlieston harbour and the sea beyond.
The layout ensures that all main rooms have sea views out over the harbour, with the Lake District visible on a clear day, and the traditional town house has been carefully renovated to retain all the character of a period home whilst providing modern accommodation furnished and equipped throughout to a high standard. The house provides very comfortable family accommodation but is equally cosy for a couple on their own.

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Located in an unspoilt peaceful location with superb picture window views of the Galloway hills.
The area has abundant wildlife which can often be seen from the cottage. There is ample parking and an enclosed garden. The A75 is two miles away giving easy access to numerous beaches, golf courses and the Galloway Forest Park, Britain’s first designated Dark Skies Park. The local section of the 7Stanes mountain bike network is very close by at Kirroughtree. Shops, restaurants, pubs and cinema are all 3 miles away in the local market town of Newton Stewart.

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Located in the heart of the village, Ailsa is a traditional house which has been modernised to a high standard throughout providing superb self-catering accommodation. There are a number of hotels and restaurants plus some local shops all within a short walk of the house.

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Sitting in isolation among the rambling hills of Galloway, on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park (Britain’s First Dark Sky Park), this comfortable detached farmhouse offers the opportunity for a true wilderness holiday and is in an ideal spot for exploring the great outdoors: Walking, the Southern Upland Way is almost on your doorstep, fishing where a local permit covers 8 lochs, or there are numerous opportunities for sea fishing within easy reach, as are a variety of beaches.

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A lovely traditional cottage carefully renovated to provide spacious and relaxed living with a feature wood burner in the family room plus a second stove in the sitting room – plenty of space for all. The refurbishment ensures that you will enjoy a luxury home from home in the fabulous South West Scotland with it’s stunning scenery and surroundings. The cottage has a peaceful location in the quiet hamlet of Bladnoch with views at the front over fields to the River Bladnoch.

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Located 2½ miles from Wigtown, Scotland’s National book Town, Redbrae cottage is a comfortable spacious 3 bedroomed detached cottage on the edge of a working farm. Fully equipped kitchen and dining area provides ample space for entertaining while the bright relaxing lounge has lovely views over the farm. Laundry facilities available in the utility room.  Electric heating throughout and complementary WiFi included. 

The central location of the cottage makes it an ideal base to explore the area and enjoy the many attractions and scenery of Galloway. The accommodation is suitable for family groups as well as golfers, anglers or walking groups. Or for those who are keen to sample the many book shops and cafes locally. 

Contact Sheila for more information availability.  

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The unspoiled beauty of this south west corner of Scotland is the perfect antidote to the hurly burly of modern life. Wigwam® Holidays Wigtown, is a hidden treasure situated on a small beef and sheep farm. Wake up with the cows and sheep grazing quietly in the adjacent field. We have 5, luxury heated, 4 berth en-suite Wigwam® Cabins, 3 of which have with their own fantastic electric hot tubs, to help soothe away the stresses. We are also delighted to offer one of Wigwam’s first accessible cabins. Our cabin is wheelchair friendly, sleeps 5 and has its own hot tub. The cabin adds an extra touch of luxury for all people with or without a disability.

This business has disabled access.
This business has accessible toilets.
This business has a wet room.
This business allows assistance dogs.

Accessibility statement: We have one fully accessible cabin on site with parking facilities right beside the cabin with hard standing suitable for wheelchair users. The cabin also has the added benefit of a hot tub.

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Period Cottages PEREGRINE (4) and MORRACH (8+cot) in beautiful secluded location, with superb views over the Irish Sea. Pets welcome. 1 mile from Isle of Whithorn Pub/Restaurant, 14 miles from Wigtown. Sandy beaches nearby. Discover rock-fishing, or relax walking on farmland & watching abundant wildlife in natural habitat.

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Self Catering
Newton Stewart
Dumfries & Galloway

Mid Bishopton Cottage is a newly refurbished comfortable self-contained farm cottage on a working dairy farm, just 1 mile from historic Whithorn. We accommodate most guests including families of all ages, fishing parties, field sport parties, couples and up to two well behaved dogs per stay.

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Our newly decorated 3 bedroom cottage is situated just outside Glenluce.  Featuring a large kitchen/dining room with a traditional aga as well as a large living room (including log burner), The Cottage is the perfect base for exploring our local area with friends or family.

This business allows assistance dogs.

 

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Situated on the sea in the small hamlet of Kirkandrews in south west Scotland the cottages are the ideal place to relax and unwind with views looking out over the Solway coast. With beaches on your doorstep as well as opportunities for hill walking, sea fishing, golfing, cycling and water-sports, there’s plenty to keep the whole family occupied. Or perhaps visiting historic castles, renowned gardens and ancient woodland will appeal to you? Kirkandrews Kirk, sitting opposite the cottage, is a unique little kirk (or church) completed in 1906, with parapet and castellated tower resembling a miniature castle.

Set in a charming coastal location, the property is only a short drive from the harbour town of Kirkcudbright, known as ’Scotland’s Artists Town’ and was particularly popular with the Colourists, many of whom lived in the town in the early 1900s. It is a very active and friendly community; visitors to the town can enjoy the variety and number of activities and events held in the area all year round. Shops and restaurants 8 miles, pub 3 miles.

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Carraig is a luxuriously appointed Shepherd’s Hut set in a small paddock beside our farmsteading. Egyptian cotton bedlinen, deep 2000 pocket-sprung mattress, pure wool throws and lots of comfy cushions ensure you have a good night’s sleep in the absolute peace and quiet of this unpolluted, hidden countryside gem. On the edge of Galloway Forest Park, no light pollution means on cloudless nights a myriad stars, planets, and even the Milky Way can be seen. The views from your bed day or night are breathtaking. 

A tiny log-burning stove heats the hut, and there’s a mini-oven with a grill and 2 hotplates for rustling up all your mealtime needs. Store your provisions in the under-counter larder fridge. Hot and cold running water, as well as logs, firelighters and kindling are provided. Free Wi-fi. A shower and loo supplied with toiletries and toilet rolls and fluffy White Company towels complete the facilities on offer inside the Hut.

Externally, decking surrounds Carraig, with a charming bistro set for morning coffee or evening aperitifs. From here you have fantastic long-ranging views over farmland to the Galloway Hills in the distance. The paddock is for your exclusive use. There is free parking, an electric vehicle charge-point, and although we live on site, we will only come and see you to check you in and out and if you need us.

Carraig sleeps 2 in one double bed. Because of farm animals in close proximity, sorry, no dogs or pets. No children.

Prices from £100 per night. Min 2 nights. Maximum 2 persons.

See website for further details and more photos.

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Self Catering Chalet Caravan in the village of Monreith. Dog Friendly and close to the beach and Wigtown Book town and Historic Whithorn. Quiet rural site ideal for R&R and attending local events and festivals and unwinding. Close to St Medans Golf Course. ” bedroom sleeps 4.

This business allows assistance dogs.

Surrounded with views of the Galloway Hills our Caravan and Motorhome Certificated Location is situated a mile from Newton Stewart and a 15 minute drive from Wigtown. Our five serviced pitches are hardstanding with grass area. Each pitch has its own drinking water tap, grey water drain and access to an electric hook upChemical waste disposal also on site.  On site there is the “Wee Hoose” which is home to a toilet and shower as well as an information point.  

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Shingle Lodge has two luxurious super king-size or twin bedded rooms both ensuite with wonderful sea views looking over the Irish Sea to Northern Ireland.

A fully equipped home away from home with all the amenities you may require during your short break. For more information see our FAQ’s page.

This self contained cottage is perfect as a base to explore surrounding Dumfries and Galloway, the Ayrshire coast or even a day trip to Northern Ireland.

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Come and stay in this beautiful Victorian Shooting Lodge, in the steps of John Buchan and The Thirty-Nine Steps.
With 10 individual bedrooms, in its own private cove and 3 AA rosette restaurant, it is a real retreat.
Round the corner from Logan Botanical Gardens, the picturesque town of Portpatrick and a short drive from the breathtaking views at the Mull of Galloway
and the Wigtown Book Festival, there is plenty to keep you busy.
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First floor apartment in converted Victorian stables, three double/twin bedrooms all ensuite (sleeps six). Kitchen and open plan living dining room. TV and wireless wifi.

Beautiful rural location within easy reach of A75 and about 40mins from Wigtown by car. It has a tennis court in the garden, barbeque terrace and is 15 mins by car from the beach.

£40 per room per night or £100 to take the whole place per night.

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The Drill Hall in Whithorn is a former Cameronian church, Dad’s Army-type Drill Hall, and Council store room, lovingly turned into a beautiful home in the mid-2000s.  We love to greet visitors and provide a sumptuous breakfast!

Guests must be current Airbnb users with previous references and providing proper ID.  You can find us on the Airbnb site by searching under ‘Whithorn’ or visit https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/16186915?location=Whithorn&s=rlASst0F

This business has disabled access.
This business allows assistance dogs.

Accessibility statement: This is an 1880s converted church with a modern interior. There are no steps through our back kitchen door and the house can be escaped both front and rear, with three steps down the front porch (no steps to exit the house). The guest room is an en suite on the ground floor with a small lip for entry to the shower. I doubt it could handle a wheelchair. Well-behaved, certified support dogs with cleanable feet are welcome.

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This unique cottage is an ‘A’ listed building and is typical of the old part of the town. Nestling down one of the town’s ‘closes’ the house has been tastefully upgraded and provides spacious accommodation with lots of character. Kirkcudbright is famed for its unique light which prompted an artists’ colony of some renown which has led to Kirkcudbright’s designation as the Artists’ Town. There are a variety of local independent shops, two supermarkets, several galleries, a selection of hotels, pubs and restaurants in the town. Kirkcudbright also has a working fishing harbour, an 18 hole golf course, indoor heated swimming pool & gym.

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