With a variety of beaches nearby, seal colonies close to hand and plentiful opportunities to watch sea otters and other wildlife this superb holiday home with its large enclosed garden and outlooks over Luce Bay is ideal for family holidays. There is a pebble beach across the road from the house, a small sandy beach is within easy walking distance as is a good pub. A further large sandy beach is available nearby at Monreith.
The immediate area adjoining is remote and unspoilt but with plentiful opportunities for exploring and outdoor pursuits. The property is practically on the South West Coastal 300 route too – a stunning drive just over 300 miles taking in our many miles of awesome coastline while you also have the opportunity to marvel at our hills, glens, forests and lochs. The town of Wigtown is within easy reach and hosts an annual Book Festival in September and other visitor attractions throughout the year. The town of Whithorn is also nearby and is the earliest known Christian Community. South West Scotland has a very mild climate due to the effect of the Gulf Stream which and there are several “exotic” gardens in the area which are open to the public and contain unexpected plant varieties for the area. Outdoor pursuits and activities include horse riding, golf, sailing and mountain biking which includes the 7Stanes Trails in the Galloway Forest Park (Britain’s first designated Dark Sky Park) and further afield at Dalbeatie, Mabie & Ae forests.
The grounds of the former 18th century Balkail Mansion are the perfect backdrop for Glenluce Holiday Park. Tucked away in the heart of Glenluce Village, the Park sits in harmony with the mature woodland setting on the banks of a tributary to the River Luce. Glenluce Holiday park also offers award-winning holiday homes for hire and, with the luxury of an indoor swimming pool, it is the perfect choice for one and all to visit.
Glenluce Holiday Park
Two Dogs Lodge is a traditionally built wooden lodge within a small quiet development about 5 miles from Glenluce. There is an attractive decking area outside together with a garden all with views to surrounding Countryside. The woodland setting is a haven for wildlife.
The beaches at Luce Bay are close to hand with opportunities for beach and cliff walks. The location of Two Dogs Lodge provides an ideal base for exploring the local area including Logan Botanic Gardens. The Galloway Forest Park provides superb opportunities for bird watching or if you wish you might try at night, star gazing as the park has been designated a Dark Skies Park due to the quality of Darkness! Mounting biking is available in the Forest Park at Kirroughtree where there is a stage of the Forestry Commission 7 Stanes Trail. There are numerous opportunities in the locality for hill walking and other outdoor activities including fishing and horse riding. Golf is readily available throughout the area with courses to suit all abilities.
This is a true Scottish tower house, built in 1590 and then improved in the 18th century. Living here gives a very different impression of the life of a Jacobean laird from the stony shells of so many less fortunate and abandoned towers in Scotland today.
Only a couple of minutes away from the charming village of Glenluce, Whitecairn Holiday Park nestles comfortably on the hillside overlooking the sparkling waters of Luce Bay. The Park, which is ideal for families or couples, offers an exceptional range of luxurious holiday homes for hire.
Whitecairn Holiday Park
If you are thinking of purchasing your own holiday home by the sea then West Barr Holiday Park is the place for you. Established in 1961 by ‘Granny Stewart’ with one static holiday home the park has grown over the years and in 2007 Ean & Joyce upgraded the entire park to modern standards. Piped services, gravel parking space, individual sea view to each pitch and 11 month season March – January.
West Barr is a small, family-run caravan park where you can own your own holiday home or make use of our 2-bedroom holiday cottage. West Barr Cottage is 3-star, VisitScotland self-catering accommodation just yards from the sea on the shores of Luce Bay, South West Scotland.
West Barr Cottage
Galloway Garden Cottage is a one bedroom cottage located in the grounds of an old Georgian manse in the small village of Mochrum. The accommodation is ideally suited to two people sharing. There is an open plan kitchen and sitting room, which leads through to a double bedroom which then leads throught to a shower room and WC. The kitchen benefits from a gas hob and electric oven and built-in under counter fridge. There is also a microwave, toaster and electric kettle. There is a breakfast bar for dining. In the sitting area there is a comfortable seating to relax on in front of our large cosy wood burning stove.
Situated near Port William with unrestricted views over Luce Bay onto the Mull of Galloway, we are perfectly sited to offer an ideal holiday for visitors of all ages. With safe beaches, a wide variety of wildlife, beautiful countryside for walking and cycling, golf, fishing, wonderful sunsets and a friendly welcome, you are sure to enjoy your stay. One king-size bedroom with en-suite facilities, one double room with sea view, one twin and one single room.
A charming stone-built, semi-detached house, dating back to 1793 in the village of Kirkcowan, on the Machars Peninsula in Galloway, in South West Scotland.
Fully refurbished, this welcoming property provides comfortable accommodation for up to five people in three bedrooms, consisting of a king-size master bedroom with en-suite shower, as well as a twin and single bedroom that share a bathroom.
The sitting room has a lovely woodburning stove and for entertainment, there’s an HD flat screen TV and DVD player, along with a piano in the hall.
Also in the sitting room is a dining area, so can you choose to eat here, or at the breakfast bar in the well-equipped kitchen.
The rear garden has a patio and a lawned area, or you can even enjoy outdoor table tennis at the owners’ property next door.
There are walks from the property that take you out into the countryside, and you will find a warm welcome on your return at the village inn.
Kirkcowan also offers a Post Office and a general store.
Why not visit Whithorn Priory & Museum, with its display of ancient carved stones, indulge in the Wigtown Book Festival, or stretch your legs at the Newton Stewart Walking Festival?
Challenge yourself on Europe’s longest zip wire at the Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre, or visit the award-winning Cream O’ Galloway ice cream factory and visitor centre.
This delightful property has something for everyone.
Sleeping two guests, this self-contained apartment is elegant and spacious and includes quality furnishings, an attractive and comfortable bedroom, a newly fitted pine kitchen, an impressive Victorian-style bath and shower, plus a beautiful conservatory with additional dining area.
The colourful and perfectly maintained garden includes a well-tended lawn, plethora of delightful flowers and a small patio and garden swing seat, where you can sit and watch out for the red squirrels and wealth of birdlife. There is plenty of parking on the old school playground and undercover parking is available if required.
Conveniently located approximately 15 minutes’ drive from Newton Stewart, the ‘Gateway to the Galloway Hills’ and 20 minutes from Wigtown, the National Book Town, there is plenty for guests to explore. The schoolhouse is an ideal base for fishing with three lochs within 1 mile of the property and if you are keen to spot even more rare birds, the RSPB nature reserve, Wood of Cree, is just 13 miles away.
A cosy studio-style cottage on the outskirts of picturesque Kirkcowan. It offers a beautiful rural retreat with woodland and countryside views.
Nestled in a peaceful, tranquil location, this rural retreat is perfect for couples. It’s within walking distance of all local amenities, including Kirkcowan’s friendly country pub. Also within easy reach are the historic marketing towns of Newton Stewart, Gate House of Fleet, and Kirkcudbright which is otherwise known as the Artist town. The area is a haven for outdoor lovers, with numerous glens, country trails, nature reserves and coastal paths offering great walking, hiking, cycling and mountain biking opportunities. Explore Wigtown Bay, Luce Bay, Solway Firth coast line, and Galloway National Park, or enjoy the water sports and Europe’s longest zip wipe at Loch Ken.
This single-storey, studio-style cottage offers an open-plan lounge/kitchen/sleeping area – the perfect cosy retreat to explore the area. Relax on the sofa in front of the TV or with the latest bestseller, or cook up a quick lunch or light bite in the kitchen area, which has an electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. The cosy double bed has views across the garden and woodland, or you can turn the TV to watch a film in bed. There’s also a shower room with WC.
Stepping outside, you’ll find a picturesque enclosed garden to the front of the cottage, which is set amid 10 acres of land – perfect for exploring. Here you’ll find a seating area where you can sit back and relax in the fresh country air, whilst enjoying a drink. There’s off-road parking available for two cars.
The properties at Mochrum Park are in an ideal position for walks through the park and along side the river Bladnoch where we have some of our Salmon fishing the location also makes an ideal base for exploring the region and all that it has to offer. The properties are comfortable for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing holiday whether it is a Spring break, summer holiday or a festive getaway that you are looking for.
We have owned the houses since 1986 and have built up a strong cliental that have been enjoying holidays at Mochrum Park for many years. The houses have just recently been upgraded and we are confident that your holiday with us in Galloway will be leave you feeling relaxed and with some fantastic memories.
Newton Stewart is about 6 miles away, which has a variety of shops such as Sainsbury’s, local bakery and local award winning butchers. Wigtown ‘Scotland’s National Booktown’ is about 5 miles away which boasts some unusual craft shops and bookshops. The properties are ideally located in an idyllic countryside location where there are plenty of lovely country walks and an abundance of village tearooms, craft shops a short drive away.
We are a small family owned traditional village inn situated in Kirkcowan, just seven miles from Newton Stewart in the heart of the Galloway countryside.
This 200 year old former coaching inn retains many original features and offers friendly hospitality to all.
We can cater for families or small parties of golfers, anglers, cyclists, ramblers, shooters or those seeking a relaxing rural break. We have a choice of family, double and twin rooms available, each equipped with TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
We are a fully licensed inn providing a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks. Bar meals and snacks are available throughout the day and our varied menu includes vegetarian and gluten free options.
Inchlonaig House is a beautifully decorated contemporary holiday cottage located in the picturesque coastal village of Port William.
Ideal for families and large groups, the spacious 4 bedroom detached self catering holiday cottage is set in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway, and sleeps eight adults (plus two children) in perfect luxury.
Inchlonaig House provides the perfect location for a relaxing self catering holiday in one of the most peaceful and tranquil areas in Scotland or an excellent base from which to explore South West Scotland.
2 Second Sands
Inchlonaig House is a beautifully decorated contemporary house located in the picturesque and unspoilt coastal village of Port William. Ideal for families and large groups, the spacious 4 bedroom detached self catering holiday house is set in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway, and sleeps eight adults (plus two children) in perfect luxury. Inchlonaig House provides the perfect location for a relaxing self catering holiday in one of the most peaceful and tranquil areas in Scotland or an excellent base from which to explore South West Scotland. For a more active holiday, this luxury self-catering accommodation is located close to some of the best mountain biking trails in the UK, excellent for golfing holidays, walking, cycling, fishing and horse riding. Situated on the north side of the village, the beach is literally a stone’s throw away, so the house enjoys panoramic views across Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway. Port William is a bustling, friendly village, with a range of small local shops, a hotel and an excellent Restaurant. It is within easy reach of Wigtown – Scotland’s National Book Town, the ferry port of Stranraer and the pretty market town of Newton Stewart.
Galloway Luxury Cottages
2 Second Sands
Airyolland is a detached property in a superb setting 50 metres from the shore of Luce Bay with views across to the Rhinns, the Scaur Rocks and the Isle of Man. There is a spacious conservatory where guests can relax and enjoy the spectacular sunsets, and from the living room you can cosy up in front of a roaring open fire. This is the perfect spot for relaxing or for the more adventurous there are lovely walks, cycling tracks, water sports, horse riding centres and top-notch golf courses all within a 5 to 30-minute drive away. This area has an abundance of beautiful gardens and historical spots that, combined with great pubs, restaurants and tea rooms, makes this the perfect spot for a holiday with friends and family.
Charming detached holiday cottage in elevated position overlooking the coastal village of Port William.
All ground floor and with superb coastal views, this lovely cottage is the ideal base for exploring this rich and varied corner of Scotland.
This coastal cottage has three bedrooms offering a choice of accommodation across a twin, a double and a further double with an en-suite shower room.
The spacious kitchen has two electric ovens and a dining/breakfast area with a separate dining room next door.
The comfortable sitting room overlooks the village and the sea and has French doors that you can open to let the sea breeze drift through.
The side garden at Griffin Lodge is tiered and has furniture, making it the ideal place to relax and drink in the views towards the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man.
Visit the beaches, enjoy coastal walks and cycle the 7stanes routes nearby in the Galloway Forest Park.
Try sea angling the Luce Bay or visit the nearby Monreith Animal World to glimpse sea otters amongst others (Mar-Oct) or see whisky being made at Bladnoch.
A superb coastal cottage with something for everyone whatever the season.
Creel Cottage is a former fisherman’s cottage in a terrace facing Luce Bay close to the harbour. It has been modernised and provides comfortable and well laid out holiday accommodation for six. The cottage has a superb patio dining area with barbeque.
Port William is a popular holiday village with its charming little harbour and quiet streets. The village has local shops, restaurant and hotel. There are plenty of walks from the village and access to a pebble beach with superb views over Luce Bay to the Isle of Man, Mull of Galloway and on a clear day to the Mourne Mountains.
Scotland is steeped in history so there are numerous historical and archaeological sites in the vicinity but of note and well worth visiting are Isle of Whithorn, Wigtown and Bladnoch Distillery, Logan Botanical Gardens and Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. If more strenuous pursuits are required then as you would expect there are numerous golf courses, opportunities for walking and watching wildlife, cycling trails and mountain biking opportunities in the Forestry Woodlands. All these are available close to the property and also further afield for those looking for greater variety. The seaside location of course means water sports are readily available including fishing, be it sea, loch or river.
Whether you are looking for a peaceful retreat or busy family holiday Creel Cottage provides a superb location from which to explore South West Scotland.
A typical Scottish laird’s house, in an exceptionally quiet place of ancient culture and deep peace just a couple of miles from the sea. The remoteness of this peninsular at the mouth of the Solway Firth makes the star-gazing second to none.
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Situated along the coast in the fishing village of Port William, the Hawthorn House boasts magnificent views across Luce Bay. It is just metres from the beach, and offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking.
The rooms at the guest house each feature wardrobe space, a hairdryer, and bathrobes. Tea and coffee making facilities are also provided, and include fresh milk and homemade shortbread.
In the mornings, the Hawthorn House serves full Scottish breakfast which is cooked to order and prepared using fresh, locally sourced Scottish produce.
Port William is ideally located for exploring the Machars area of Dumfries and Galloway, which is home to safe, sandy beaches and a wide variety of wildlife. Further outdoor activities on offer include cycling and sea angling, along with golfing at St Medan Golf Club, just 3 miles from the guest house.
If you are looking at caravan and camping holidays in Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Kings Green, Port William is in a great location.
Port William is a small, coastal, rural village with a great community spirit and an enormous amount of activities and volunteering going on. In fact, the village, in the past, has won a ‘Calor Village Of The Year’ award for exactly these reasons. The Village runs an Inshore Rescue Lifeboat Service, (PIRSAC), a medical First Responders service and a Carnival Week in August to name just a few! This general theme carries through to the camping and caravan park.
Sleeps 6 – 1 double and 2 twin rooms. Set in its own grounds on a dairy farm, Amisfield’s location outdoors and its opulent furnishings indoors offer the essentials of modern living in an idyllic rural setting. Newly refurbished, accommodation includes a large lounge/dining area with open fire, satellite TV. The kitchen is fully fitted with integrated appliances.
Amisfield Cottage, Meikle Killantrae