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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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.


This former 1850’s Cornmill is a spacious 5 bedroom Bed and Breakfast in the small fishing village of Garlieston. Perfect for groups or friends to enjoy this amazing coastline in Galloway, South West Scotland.

The Cornmill offers Bed and Breakfast** as well as Room Only for those who like to take things at their own pace. There is bike storage available; all rooms have TV’s, the use of wireless broadband and pets are welcome too.

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Set in Newton Stewart, Stables Guest House offers 3-star accommodation with a shared lounge. Free WiFi is available and in-house parking is provided.

At the guest house, rooms are fitted with a desk. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV, and certain rooms at Stables Guest House have a garden view. All rooms feature a wardrobe.

A Full English/Irish breakfast is served daily at the property.


Set in the market town of Newton Stewart, a 30-minute drive from Stranraer, Rowallan Guest House was built in 1880. Guests benefit from free parking and free Wi-Fi.

All the rooms are located on the first floor and some have view of the garden and over Galloway hills. They all have en suite facilities, a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

In the morning, breakfast is served in the elegant, spacious front lounge. Evening meals are available on request.

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15th Century Cottage. Sleeps 5, 3 bedrooms, 1 period 4 poster king, 1 double, 1 single. Pet friendly. Continental breakfast provided. The cottage is situated in the town of Whithorn, close to all amenities.


Oakbank, a cosy Victorian house set in an acre of mature gardens only a few minutes from the centre of Newton Stewart, provides bed and breakfast accommodation in four-star comfort for our guests and, if they wish, their pets too. All rooms have en suite bathrooms, television and coffee or tea sets. There is ample off-street parking and storage for bicycles or camping gear.


Muirfad Farmhouse B & B Palnure, Newton Stewart,Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway is situated within walking distance of Kirroughtree Forrest and the Galloway Dark Sky Park THE FIRST IN THE UK and one of the best in the world for star gazing.
Muirfad is a typical Galloway Farmhouse believed to have been built in the 18th century, and retains many of it’s original features, but with the comfort of modern day living.

The house is set in over an acre of gardens of which some are landscaped and is conveniently situated within easy reach of the unspoilt market town of Newton Stewart, the rural community of Creetown and Scotland’s famous booktown of Wigtown.

As a back drop to the house we have the Corbet Cairnsmore of Fleet and beyond the Mighty Merrick. We truly live in an area of breathtaking beauty.
Muirfad, the “white farmhouse” mentioned in ” Walk in Scotland” as a land mark to one of the entrances to Kirroughtree Forest is in an area reknowned for it’s hillwalking, and 7Stanes mountain bike trails, deer stalking, nature trails,bird watching, fishing and golf along with it’s natural beauty.

There are botanic gardens whose plants benefit from the influence of the Gulf stream, sandy beaches, cliffs , historic ruins, ancient woodlands, moorlands and lochs. There is an abundance of wild life in this area from soaring Golden Eagles and Red Kites to Deer, Mountain goats and Red squirrels.

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Mansefield House B&B offers high-quality accommodation in the Dumfries and Galloway region. With views over the Galloway Hills, this guest house provides free Wi-Fi and parking.

Each room at Mansefield House B&B has en suite bathroom facilities with shower, bathrobes and complementary toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV with DVD player, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities.

Refreshments are available on arrival, and a full English breakfast is served each morning. Evening meals can also be provided on request.

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Ideally situated on Stranraer seafront, overlooking Loch Ryan and just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre and train station, this family-run guest house offers free Wi-Fi, ample, free, off-street parking, scenic views and cooked breakfasts. Cairnryan ferry terminal is only a 5-minute drive.

Delicious full Scottish breakfasts are served daily in the dining room at Lakeview, and continental options are also available. Special diets and early breakfasts can also be arranged. The property offers a snack menu, which is served in the dining room and includes homemade soups and toasties.

The guest house is just 5 minutes’ walk from a selection of shops and restaurants. The shores of Loch Ryan are just metres away, and Stranraer Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away.


Knockniemoak Bed and Breakfast is located in Knockniemoak, a 10-minute drive from Portpatrick. Free WiFi access and parking is available.

Each bedroom offers an en suite bathroom, which also comes with complimentary toiletries. The rooms offer a TV with cable channels, and tea/coffee making facilities. The bedrooms boast views over the countryside.

At Knockniemoak Bed and Breakfast you will find a garden. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and a sun terrace. Guests are able to enjoy a cooked breakfast in the morning, with vegetarian options available.


This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Featuring a garden and free WiFi, Harmony is located in Carsluith. Boasting a shared lounge, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. Guests can enjoy sea views.

All units in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a kettle. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, some units at Harmony also boast a garden view. At the accommodation rooms are fitted with a desk and a flat-screen TV.

A continental breakfast is served daily at the property.

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Flowerbank Guest House, an attractive 18th Century listed building, sits on the picturesque banks of the River Cree, in over an acre of private landscaped gardens. Flowerbank’s five letting rooms can accommodate couples, families, groups of friends and single holidaymakers alike.

Flowerbank’s extensive garden runs right to the bank of the river with plentiful shaded and sunny seating areas (including a summerhouse) for guests to relax. Our secure outbuilding allows those guests who choose to explore the area on bike with the perfect spot to lock away their bikes in the evening.

Flowerbank is just across the river from Newton Stewart an excellent base from which to explore Dumfries and Galloway, particularly the Galloway Hills and the areas many fine golf courses. Our position just three miles from the coast also allows guests to explore the beautiful coastline of South-West Scotland. 


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East Muntloch Croft is a cosy, friendly bed and breakfast at the Mull of Galloway.

Each en suite room has a TV, Radio, CD Player, tea/coffee making facilities & biscuits and free WiFi access.

Breakfast is included in the room rate, and can be served at a time to suit guests.

Local beaches can be found within a short walk, and Drunmore is 2 miles from the property. The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse is 3 miles away and Prestwick Airport is 2 hours’ drive away.

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East Culkae, set in its own grounds, has terrific, unobstructed views across to the hills of Galloway. Situated just 14 miles south of Newton Stewart in Wigtownshire, Dumfries & Galloway South West Scotland. it is the ideal location to either recharge your depleted batteries, or as a base to explore what riches Galloway has to offer.

Accommodation comprises of ,Scottish Country Cottages 4*, one or two bedroomed cottages, aptly named, ‘Peace and Quiet.’ Further nore, there is a 33ft 4 berth static caravan, the choice is yours.

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Creebridge Lodge offers 5 bedrooms of accommodation in Minnigaff near Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway. The B&B is ideal for exploring the Galloway Forest Park and surrounding Scottish countryside, as well as being within easy walking distance to all local amenities.

All of our bedrooms offer en suite facilities. The house, formerly known as Masonfield House, is full of character with many of its original features. It was built by James Kinna in 1873, who also built nearby Dunbar and Riverstead houses.

We have 2 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms, each with their own en suite bathroom. All rooms feature Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a hair dryer. A trouser press is available on request. We also have a fabulous 4 poster bed available.

Smoking is prohibited in all rooms. Unfortunately we no longer accept pets in the B&B. We provide a lock up for bikes and drying facilities. We also provide a laundry service if required.

For breakfast we provide a full cooked breakfast, fruit juice, toast, and a selection of cereals. Continental breakfast is also available. Early breakfast is also available please enquire for details.

There is a large off road parking area at the front of the property for staying guests.

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Galloway has a fantastic sea to sky landscape, from safe sandy beaches and rugged cliff top walks to rolling hills and quiet historic ruin.  With its peaceful atmosphere, the cottage is a wonderful place to unwind whether you are undertaking an active holiday  or something more relaxing.

If you like astronomy we have lovely dark skies too.

At Craiglemine Cottage you can be sure of a warm welcome all year. Children and pets welcome.
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Situated in Newton Stewart, Craighindle features self-catering accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. This holiday home provides barbecue facilities.

The holiday home includes 3 bedrooms and a kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven. A TV is available.

A bicycle rental service is available at the holiday home.

Stranraer is 24.2 miles from Craighindle, while Portpatrick is 28.6 miles from the property. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 39.1 miles away.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Newton Stewart! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

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Corsbie Villa Bed and Breakfast is pleasantly situated in a residential area of Newton Stewart but within 3 minutes walking distance of the main street. We have 8 letting bedrooms – family, double & twin – with all of these being en-suite. All are comfortably furnished and have central heating, with tea & coffee making facilities.

We have a private car park with a dedicated disabled parking area and an area for motor cycles, also a lockable shed with adequate storage for pedal cycles.

For our guests arriving by bus or coach we can provide a free collection service from Dashwood Square upon request.

Open all year round we offer comfortable, non-smoking, spacious, yet cosy, accommodation in our double, family and twin rooms.  We serve wholesome home cooked food which is sourced locally, in our separate dining room with woodburning stove.  Our free range hens are busy laying eggs for your breakfast. Our set two or three course evening meal, followed by tea/coffee and mints (prior arrangement only) is proving extremely popular – please take a look at our sample menus and although we are not licensed, we are quite happy for you to provide your own alcoholic accompaniment.  We are especially pleased that our own vegetable garden provides us with an abundance of home grown produce.  Packed lunch is again available by prior arrangement.  We offer tea/coffee making facilities with home-made biscuits in our bedrooms with a complimentary basket of fruit and provide a tea tray with home baking on arrival.  We have a separate cosy sitting room with Sky TV and a roaring log fire is lit in the cooler months. Wi-fi available

Dogs are welcome free of charge by arrangement with Hamish and Toby our dogs. Our canine guests are provided with water bowl and fluffy rugs for use during their stay and free dog treats. We have a large garden and paddock. Your dogs will especially appreciate our leaflet detailing the walkies carefully selected and much recommended by our late and much missed furry daughter Daisy and constantly tested by Hamish and Toby.

This business allows assistance dogs.


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Brewery House Bed & Breakfast features free WiFi throughout the property and views of river in Newton Stewart. Free private parking is available on site.

Guest rooms in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a kettle. At Brewery House Bed & Breakfast rooms are equipped with a seating area.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes continental and full english/irish options.

Stranraer is 21.7 miles from the accommodation, while Portpatrick is 26.7 miles from the property. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 37.9 miles away.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Newton Stewart! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

This property is also rated for the best value in Newton Stewart! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

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Set on the coast road with views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway, this B&B is a 13-minute walk from central Port William.
The 4 relaxed, bright rooms come with free WiFi and tea and coffeemaking facilities; 1 has a TV and a sea view. Bathrooms are shared or en suite.
Cooked breakfast is served in a dining room overlooking Luce Bay. There’s also a sitting room with a fireplace and a TV.
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Newton Stewart

This former 1850’s Cornmill is a spacious 5 bedroom Bed and Breakfast in the small fishing village of Garlieston. Perfect for groups or friends to enjoy this amazing coastline in Galloway, South West Scotland.

The Cornmill offers Bed and Breakfast** as well as Room Only for those who like to take things at their own pace. There is bike storage available; all rooms have TV’s, the use of wireless broadband and pets are welcome too.
** With Vegetarian Options

The Corn Mill

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