Southfield House is a spacious Georgian townhouse in the centre of historic Wigtown,Scotland’s Book Town, in Dumfries and Galloway. Plenty of room for families and friends, this will become your home from home. Sleeps 7. Close to beaches, hills, parks and coastal walks. Great for cycling, walking, star gazing and relaxing.
Self-catering that feels like home is how we like to think about Southfield.
This spacious, three-bedroom Georgian townhouse is in the heart of Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town. Nearby there are sheltered sandy beaches, great days out for the kids, cycling, beautiful gardens and nurseries, excellent fishing, golfing and in the Galloway Forest Park, the UK’s first Dark Sky Park.
This is a fantastic house for families especially those travelling with an older generation. Downstairs there is a double en suite bedroom, newly refurbished large kitchen plus a comfortable sitting room with large screen tv. Upstairs a large double bedroom, a room with three singles for children and friends and a family bathroom, plus a second spacious and comfortable sitting room with large screen tv.
Wigtown’s location gives you easy access to the Galloway Hills, a variety of beaches, fantastic gardens, golf courses, mountain biking – one of the Seven Stanes courses is located nearby at Kirroughtree outside Newton Stewart. There are walks from the front door including one to the nearby bird hide overlooking the Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve and bookshops galore. Across the street is The Bookshop, recently the focus of Shaun Bythell’s critically acclaimed The Diary of a Bookseller. Famous for immortalising rude customers on his Facebook page, Shaun is really a nice guy – just don’t ask for a discount!
Relax in our large walled garden with different areas for the whole family. Read quietly in the sheltered courtyard as the swallows dart overhead; picnic at our purpose built table and benches; let the children escape safely to set up camp in the treehouse towards the end of the garden.
Books. Coffee and tea. Cake. Snacks. Art. What more could you want?
An eclectic selection of books, and a mine of information about Covenanters, Queen of the South and all things Scottish. Spacious airy cafe, to relax and read or chat, with art exhibited. Cooking on the premises and a warm welcome. Enjoy sitting in the garden too, if weather permits. Dogs welcome. Self-catering apartment.
10am to 4.30pm daily but closed Tuesday. Sunday 12 noon to 4.30pm.
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Burnside is a charming 19th century cottage just 15 minutes from Wigtown. You’ll find it tucked away in traquil valley surrounded by rolling green fields. There’s no other house close by. Just you, the wildlife and the view. Enjoy a drink in the enclosed garden while trying to spot dozens of varieties of local birds. BBQ a lobster caught by local fishermen or wander down to the pretty fishing village of Port William just over a mile away. Burnside sleeps five in three bedrooms and is available all year. It has everything you need for a short or long stay.
One of the former byres of Borrowmoss Farm has been carefully converted to provide three lovely single-storey self catering holiday cottages. They can be booked individually or as a whole to accommodate larger groups (maximum 12 people). The enclosed garden provides a safe place for children to play.
Situated in a quiet rural location, yet only 1 mile from Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, in the heart of the natural beauty of Wigtownshire, Borrowmoss offers an ideal base for your holiday in South West Scotland.
The Wigtown Ploughman Hotel is the perfect place to relax when visiting Scotland’s National Book Town. Newly refurbished throughout (March 2008) and redecorated in March 2009, the Wigtown Ploughman Hotel offers a high standard of comfort and fine food at reasonable rates in the heart of one of Galloway’s most attractive little towns. All rooms at The Wigtown Ploughman Hotel have an en-suite bathroom with shower and/or bath, central heating, tea & coffee-making facilities, mini-bar, hairdryer, ironing board/iron, lockable safe and TV. Off-street parking available. 24-hour security on site. The hotel offers double, twin, triple and family rooms. We serve a high standard of quality cuisine, cooked from fresh and using only the best local ingredients.
30 South Main Street
Stephanie & Carl Davis invite you to Glaisnock Guest House which is located in the heart of Wigtown overlooking the beautiful Wigtown Square Gardens. We offer two comfortable ensuite double rooms with kingsize beds, two single rooms with a shared bathroom and a spacious ensuite family room with a double and two single beds. All room rates include use of the guest lounge, Free Wifi, T.V/DVD/Radio/Freeview and a homecooked full scottish breakfast. Plentiful free on street parking is available. Arrangements can be made for off road private parking and storage of sporting equipment, cycles etc.
We are happy to offer flexible breakfast times, lunches/packed lunches and evening meals are also available. We can cater for vegetarian and gluten free diets, all meals are served in the book themed café. We accept cash & card payments.
Glaisnock House Bed & Breakfast
20 South Main St,
Welcome to Crabapple Cottage, a terraced hideaway nestled in the village of Bladnoch in the picturesque Wigtown Peninsula.
This recently renovated cottage sleeps up to four people. There is a comfortable sitting room, with a wood burning stove and views across a field to the river Bladnoch. There is also a separate, well equipped kitchen and a garden.
6 S Main St
A warm welcome awaits you at Craigmount Guest House which offers Bed & Breakfast or B&B with evening meal. Craigmount is a former manse, dating back to the early 19th century, situated on the edge of Wigtown overlooking the golf course.
Craigmount Guest House
Charming two-bedroom apartment located in Wigtown. Available for rent on a weekly basis. The restored seventeenth-century croft contains a mix of modern design and traditional furnishings. The land around the croft was developed in the 19th century and the building is now part of a terraced street, Lochancroft Lane, named after the croft. The apartment is on the first floor. For further information, photos and availability, please check the website.
This recently renovated cottage sleeps up to four people. There is a comfortable sitting room, with a wood burning stove and views across a field to the river Bladnoch. There is also a separate, well-equipped kitchen and a garden with patio. Visitors can relax with a selection of books, games, DVDs and freeview channels. On-street parking, no pets please.
6 Main Street
Retaining many original Victorian features, Hillcrest House offers STB 3-star quality and comfort set on the southerly edge of town with open views across Wigtown Bay. We have 6 bedrooms, all en-suite, lovely residents’ lounge and dining room. Perfect base for exploring this beautiful area or simply relaxing and enjoying life at a different pace.
Early 1800 sandstone and granite bank building set in an acre of walled garden (now the Bayview Nursery which we also operate). Beautiful views overlooking Nature Reserve and Wigtown Bay to Cumbria and Irish Sea. One double room, two triples, from £30 pppn, breakfast £7.50 and one family/self-catering apartment at £70 per night. All with T.V. and tea-making facilities.
19 Bank Street
A lovely experience! Traditional or gluten-free breakfast and superior fully en-suite stylish B&B accommodation in spacious cottage with guest lounge. Perfect for special occasions or a birthday treat. Quiet location in the rural Royal Burgh of Wigtown, only 4 minutes walk to Nature Reserve at Wigtown Bay and round the corner from the town square. Near Whisky Distillery and Historic Scotland sites & famous gardens – see our website for details & guests’ comments.
Poppy cottage is a charming and deceptively spacious self catering holiday home located in the pretty village of Bladnoch near Wigtown in Dumfries & Galloway. Our holiday home is an ideal base for a couple or family who are looking for a relaxing break away.
Our holiday cottage is set over 2 floors. There is a Hall, large comfortable sitting room with TV and DVD, spacious kitchen with dining area on the ground floor and on the first floor guests will find a double bedroom, twin bedroom, well equipped kitchen, family bathroom and an additional separate cloak room with WC & wash hand basin.
Outside of the holiday home is a pretty garden, where you can sit and enjoy watching the world go by. It is a lovely space to relax at any time of day.
Wigtown, Scotland’s book town is half a mile away with over twenty bookshops selling both second-hand and new books. There are also a variety of local services including pubs, shops, bank and a golf course. The magnificently restored 19th century Town Hall with its library and viewing gallery overlooking Wigtown Bay nature reserve, is a must for any visitor. Annual events held in Wigtown include the Spring and Autumn literary festivals and book fair in May.
For the more adventurous, the surrounding area provides excellent walking, cycling and bird watching opportunities amongst the hills and lochs of the Galloway Forest and along the beautiful sandy beaches close by. Sea, game and coarse fishing are also available.
Five comfortable self-catering cottages arranged around a large courtyard, sleeping from two to six. The cottages lie within one mile of Wigtown and have wood-burning stoves for those chilly nights. There is an indoor heated swimming pool, a games barn, an outdoor play area, broadband access and a drying room and storage for bicycles.
Courtyard Holiday Cottages
East Kirkland Farm
Welcome to the Bladnoch Inn, a traditional country inn set in the heart of the Machars, Dumfries and Galloway.
The Bladnoch Inn offers good food, accommodation and a place to relax and enjoy fine ales and our extensive range of spirits. It’s the perfect base from which to explore all that this stunning corner of south west Scotland has to offer.
Just a stone’s throw from Scotland’s most southerly distillery set on banks of the River Bladnoch, Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town is just half a mile away.
The Bladnoch Inn has four twin letting rooms. Food is served 7 days a week.
The Bladnoch is a small, family-run inn, ideally located by the banks of the river Bladnoch and just a short distance from Wigtown, Scotland’s national Book Town. Enjoy relaxing in our friendly bar with open fire or dining in our a la carte restaurant on the finest traditional food in the region. All food is sourced fresh locally. We have four triple rooms and can provide packed lunches on request.
Restored to a high standard, in conservation village of Bladnoch (one mile from Wigtown). Sleeps six. Large garden, games room with pool table, central heating and open peat fire. Good child-friendly pub and Scotland’s most southerly distillery in village. Sandy beaches nearby. Excellent centre for touring.
Cairnharrow is a recently completed bungalow on the edge of woodland on a 400-acre working stock-rearing farm with 100 hill cows and 450 ewes. It sleeps six in three bedrooms, two of which are twins and a cot is available. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room. Max 2 pets allowed under strict control. Cairnharrow is totally secluded and private with stunning views from the terrace across open fields down towards Wigtown Bay and the Galloway Hills beyond. The house is fully enclosed making it very safe for pets and children. There is a secure shed for storage of bicycles. Cairnharrow has a STB 4-star rating and is built and equipped to a high standard.