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
Sleeps 3 / 1 x Kingsize
1 x Single sofa bed
On the Southern tip of the Machars peninsula , nestled in the heart of Whithorn , Scotlands cradle of Christianity .
No 91 is situated on the Main street , within walking distance of local amenities and on the local bus route .
This cosy and compact ground floor flat comprises of 1 bedroom , lounge / dining area , shower room , kitchen , with a small contained garden area to the rear , and ample on street parking available to the front .
Bed linen and towels are included .
Making it an ideal base to explore the surrounding area, and all that it has to offer , i.e.
Quaint fishing villages, sandy beaches , forest / costal walks
Are all just a stones throw away .
Local golf courses , mountain bike trails , and Scotland’s national book town , to name but a few , are within easy reach .
Cults Cottage (Cults being an old Scots word for ‘wooded area’ – although there are no trees now!) is a lovingly restored, two bedroomed, semi-detached country cottage. Set in a lovely rural location in the Machars peninsula of Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland; it is a popular pick for those who love a relaxing country environment. Renovations having just been completed at the start of 2012, it provides holiday-makers with fresh, modern and comfortable accommodation.
This delightful self-catering holiday cottage is situated two miles from Whithorn, the Cradle of Christianity in Scotland. Nearby Garlieston offers sandy beaches and opportunities for sailing and fishing. Wigtown, Scotland’s Book town is only seven miles to the north. Cults Cottage is an ideal base for walking, cycling, golfing and birdwatching. If, however, you are only seeking a quiet cosy hideaway, Cults is the perfect location in which to relax on holiday.
The cottage enjoys panoramic views of open countryside and the Galloway Hills. It is within easy reach of the market town of Newton Stewart, and the ferry port of Cairnryan.
Two centuries younger than its next door neighbour The Pend, Precinct House echoes back to a time when Whithorn’s medieval streets were being refashioned in the Scottish Georgian vernacular style. The house is made up of two buildings joined together by a glass atrium, perfect for sunny indoor dining.
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.
This charming self-catering property sleeps up to four people with two light and well furnished bedrooms and a comfortable and homely lounge. The fully equipped kitchen and dining area offers plenty of space for cooking and entertaining and includes a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Pets are welcome at Mid Bishopton Cottage and have room to run around in the enclosed garden and on the miles of scenic walks surrounding the cottage. WiFi is avialbale as well as a travel cot and high chair.
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.
Period Gamekeeper’s Lodge. Sleeps 7. Modernized kitchen with pantry and downstairs shower room. Dining room has open fireplace, living room with period features and double bedroom on ground floor. Upstairs bathroom, spacious double and twin rooms and small single for child only.
Private garden to the rear and access to woodland garden at sister properties, Ravenstone cottages.
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.
Set amidst the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful Scottish Machars Peninsula, Ravenstone School Hall offers the perfect rural retreat.
Built in the late eighteen hundreds the School Hall is a listed building of important historical interest, which at its peak catered for 74 pupils from the surrounding farms.
Nowadays, the hustle and bustle of yesteryear has been replaced with a warm, tranquil ambience.
Refurbished and decorated to a high standard throughout, the School Hall offers the ideal cosy hideaway and provides homely self-catering accommodation.
The accommodation consists of a Victorian tiled entrance porch and inner hallway with a large open-plan lounge and kitchen area, which was formerly the main classroom and contains the original oak paned classroom dividing wall.
This forms a wonderful light and airy space, perfect for dining, socialising and relaxing.
There is a luxury bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle and an additional utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and table top freezer.
There are two king-size bedrooms, one which is on the ground floor and the other at first floor level which is equipped with a balcony overlooking an open expanse of fields.
A small ground floor room can store two pedal bikes and is also where the garden furniture is stored.
For those with an interest in astronomy, the area was awarded one of the best dark sky areas in the world to see the night sky.
There is a gravelled area at the rear where guests can sit out and relax in the tranquil atmosphere.
The School Hall offers the perfect blend of both original charm and character whilst providing all modern conveniences.
For keen cyclists there are lots of superb places to venture or for those with mountain bikes, the Kirroughtree mountain biking centre is a must.
Delve into history at the historic Whithorn Priory or linger over a book and coffee in Wigtown, Scotland’s official Book Town.
Enjoy one of the many spectacular gardens that flourish in the unique climate in this part of Scotland or take the ferry to Ireland for a day.
It forms an ideal base to explore all that the local area has to offer.
This charming cottage is just the ticket for exploring this beautiful picturesque corner of Southwest Scotland. Dating back more than 150 years and originally two farm cottages, nowadays it is a peaceful and cosy retreat. A honeysuckle archway leads to a delightful garden just waiting to be explored. For those who prefer their comforts inside then the wood burning stove offers the perfect spot for curling up with a good book. The cottage enjoys views across Palmallet Loch, a habitat for an abundance of wildlife. Throughout spring and summer you can watch swans nestling and cygnets learning to swim and feed. There are many species of birds and ducks, and occasionally a heron, attracted by the loch and its surroundings. If you are lucky you may also spot deer, badgers, foxes and birds of prey. For walkers this is a perfect base. From the cottage door heading through Palmallet Farm you can pick up the coastal path either heading north to Garlieston or south to the Isle of Whithorn. The pretty little sandy beach at Rigg Bay is delightful and the views from Cruggleton Castle are beautiful.
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.
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.
This spacious refurbished flat sleeps three and has a new kitchen and bathroom. It sits above retail premises on the main street of Whithorn, Scotland’s Cradle of Christianity. Real fire, private access and decking area, off-street parking and close to all amenities. Please contact Anne for prices and availability.
38 George Street
1) Pend House: Medieval gatehouse restored to conservation standards, in the heart of the historic burgh of Whithorn, large open fire with peat supplied, underfloor oil heating, outdoor patio area. Sleeps four, 4-star. 2) Precinct House, a Georgian townhouse, equipped to very high standards, with period interiors. Underfloor oil-fired central heating. Sunny enclosed courtyard to the rear. King-size four-poster, one small box bedroom. Scottish Tourist Board (Visit Scotland) 4 Stars.
Pend House & Precinct House
51 – 53 George Street,
Two bedroom traditional cottage with stunning contemporary interior, located at the southern most tip of the Machars Peninsula in South West Scotland. Situated within walking distance of the picture postcard fishing and sailing village of Isle of Whithorn and 14 miles from Wigtown, the historic book town. There are numerous walks and historic sites to visit locally, including the site of the first Christian settlement in Scotland, Whithorn and St Ninian’s cave.
Isle of Whithorn
A warm welcome awaits at Cults Farmhouse, an 18th-century listed Galloway farmhouse set in rolling countryside with panoramic views of the Galloway Hills. Currently, there is one double room available with its own private bathroom. Television, radio and tea & coffee making facilities are in the room, along with a hairdryer. An iron and ironing board are available on request. Breakfast is served in the dining room, with a choice of cereals, fruit juices, yoghurt, toast, tea or coffee or a full cooked Scottish breakfast. There is a separate lounge for guests. Television, books, board games, etc.
Dairy Cottage is set off the road up the farm drive and was created from part of the original farm steading. The interior has been completely refurbished with a brand new kitchen, living room, bathroom and two bedrooms – one double and one twin. The cottage has Indian stone flooring throughout, central heating and all new fixtures and fittings. The living room has the benefit of a new wood-burning stove and wood can be supplied for you at no charge. There is also no charge for the oil-fired central heating.
Burgess Outon Farm
Kath andTim Annison extend a warm welcome to visitors to their recently refurbished farmhouse situated in rolling countryside on the outskirts of Whithorn. The accommodation comprises of a double room with en-suite shower room, a twin room with private facilities and a family room with en-suite shower room. Sitting room with Sky TV and open fire, dining room with open fire. Garden under renovation, ample parking. Pets welcome and evening meal / packed lunches available, all organic food, sourced locally where possible.
Chapel Outon Farmhouse
Chapel Outon Farm
It was built in 1830 as a ‘Dower House’ for Castlewigg Manor House.
There are three comfortable en-suite guest rooms; a family room and double room on the first floor and a twin room on the ground floor. All our rooms have free WiFi, wall mounted flat screen TVs, tea & coffee making facilities, and a hair dryer. Laundry, ironing and drying facilities are available; just ask!
We have a large garden, log fire, dark skies, a relaxed attitude, peace and tranquillity in abundance, and there is a full size pool table, dart board, board games and lending library in the guest lounge.
You are Assured of a Very Warm Welcome from your hosts Anne and Bob. We have only three bedrooms available to let, all three are very comfortably finished & are en-suite. The rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, LCD TV, and hairdryer. With a maximum of only six guests at any one time you can be assured of our personal attention. We offer a full Scottish breakfast (please let us know if you require a vegetarian option) prepared where possible from fresh local produce, served at a time to suit you. Special diets can be catered for but please let us know in advance. You can also relax in our spacious guest lounge May-Sept.
The Smiddy is a comfortable detached cottage in the tranquil hamlet of Glasserton. This is in the beautiful area of Galloway called the Machars, the area is rich in wildlife and history. The cottage has gated access and parking for several cars is available, this is off road.
Ideally located for walking, golf, fishing, exploring coastal villages, local galleries, restaurants and cycling, close by are the 7 Stanes off road bike trails. The area in which the Smiddy is located has been designated a Dark Skies Park due to the lack of light pollution and the quality of the night skies is amazing, ideal for stargazing.
This cottage is a former blacksmiths and has a “get away from it all” feel, the ideal place to recharge your batteries, whilst only being a short drive from local shops and archaeological sites at Whithorn, the Isle of Whithorn with its accessible harbour and excellent pub, The Steampacket (CAMRA Award winner) and numerous peaceful beaches especially at Monreith.
The Smiddy has a large open living area with kitchen, lounge with a log burner and dining area, the French doors open onto the patio/barbeque seating area and spacious garden, the garden is secure and fenced in, there stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
Bed linen and towels are provided for your use during your stay, there is storage for bikes with an anchor point for locks. One well behaved dog is welcome and a dog run is available in the garden for your use (bring your own bedding and bowls).
There will be a welcome bottle of wine for your arrival, we also supply some complimentary tea, coffee and milk.
Palmallet Cottage is the perfect place for you to unwind and get away from it all. All of the rooms are light and airy and have views to the garden outside. The sitting room has a wood burning stove where you can enjoy cosy nights in and the farmhouse style kitchen is equipped with a Belfast sink and Rangemaster cooker where you can enjoy family meals or a romantic candle lit dinner. The cottage has a beautiful secluded garden which is bursting with colour throughout the year. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind and is a haven for birds and insects of all species. At the top of the lawn you will find a secret garden and summerhouse which is the perfect place to read a book whilst enjoying a glass of your favourite wine. The cottage is situated next to coastal walks and also enjoys views of Palmallet Loch – perfect if you enjoy fishing, cycling, walking or just simply relaxing. Palmallet Cottage is only 10 minutes from Wigtown and is suitable for 4 people (a fold out bed and/or a cot are also available on request). All bed linen and towels are included.
Surrounded by broad fields, Craiglemine Cottage is the place to unwind for a short break or longer holiday. We have one double and one twin room both with tea/coffee making facilities and a residents’ lounge. Evening meals available. Children welcome. Private off-road parking.
We look forward to welcoming you to our home in the south Machars peninsula, near Whithorn and Port William. Our STB 3-star accommodation comprises of one family room with double and single beds, one double room and one twin room, all en-suite, with tea- and coffee-making facilities, colour TV and controllable radiators. Guests’ lounge / conservatory with small pool and waterfall facing, in landscaped gardens.