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16 Forteviot Gardens Garlieston Scotland DG8 8BL GB

Set in a harbourside location in a picturesque 18th-century village, this traditionally-styled, end-of-row townhouse offers stunning uninterrupted views over Garlieston Bay and easy access to the beach and coastal paths. Part of a sympathetic redevelopment of an early 19th-century mill complex (with some Grade B listed buildings), it is an ideal holiday base from which to explore the quiet Machars Peninsula with rugged coastline, sandy beaches and wealth of historic interest. Galloway Forest Park, Seven Stanes close by. Sea, river and loch fishing available; sailing, water sports, golf accessible. Wigtown (National Booktown) and Whithorn’s historic dig and priory nearby. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

Open-plan kitchen/living room with dining area, sea views. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with French doors to balcony, panoramic harbour views to hills beyond and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom with sea views. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

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Welcome to Kilfillan Holiday Cottage, Garlieston, Dumfries and Galloway in south-west Scotland.

Kilfillan offers the perfect base for exploring this beautiful corner of Galloway, with miles of spectacular coastline, woodland walks, stunning hills and forests and a varied range of visitor attractions.

Whether you’re looking for a quiet relaxing break away from it all or a holiday the whole family will love, Kilfillan Cottage offers a high standard of self-catering holiday accommodation based in the former Millisle railway station near Garlieston

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Set in Garlieston, The Harbour Inn has a garden and a bar. Free WiFi is available.

At the inn, all rooms have a wardrobe. All rooms come with a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hair dryer.

A Full English/Irish breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

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Set in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries & Galloway, in South West Scotland, Galloway House Estate covers 600 acres of countryside and coastline. The estate is organically farmed and boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the country.

We have four self-catering holiday cottages on the estate, close to the village of Garlieston, only 10 minutes from Scotland’s “Booktown”, which is perfect if you’re looking for a holiday cottage in Wigtown Book Town during the annual festival.

Stables Cottage is a holiday cottage in a converted 18th century stables courtyard. High Lodge and Cruggleton Lodge, with a wood fired hot tub, are restored listed gate lodges, transformed into holiday cottages on the estate with stunning sea views.
Guests are welcome to use the all weather tennis court situated next to the stables courtyard.

You can view the holiday cottages availability and prices on our Calendar page, or contact us for more information on our holiday cottages in Dumfries and Galloway.


Cliff and Betty assure guests of a warm welcome to their recently restored Grade B listed self-catering cottage opposite the slipway overlooking Garlieston Bay.  The accommodation sleeps two people in a king-size bedded upstairs room, with stylish, comfortable open-plan living/dining/kitchen area downstairs. To the rear of the cottage is a private enclosed garden and extensive parking.  The cottage has recently received a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence along with the adjoining Harbourside Cottage.

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Park Cottage is a former rectory within Galloway House Estate. In 1740 the Earl of Galloway chose this exceptionally sheltered bay to build his mansion and develop a Capability Brown inspired garden. You can still make out the avenue where the rector rode his pony to the mansion house chapel. The stable is now our log store.

Today our visitors can enjoy 23 private acres of this listed landscape with the sea and venerable trees to the east and open fields and the old laundry just visible to the south. Enjoy the summerhouse and watch the fishing boats sailing by or perhaps catch a glimpse of the abundant wildlife in the garden.


Just seven short miles from Wigtown, Cowgate Cottage in the seaside village of Garlieston offers very comfortable four-star accommodation. This excellent base, in the heart of the Machars, is equally cosy for 2 people and spacious enough for up to 6 people to enjoy. The property features wood-burning stoves, lovely views and quality, well-equiped interiors.

Cowgate Cottage
Cowgate Cottage


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


Anchor Cottage is nestled in the picturesque harbour village of Garlieston on the Machars peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway. Just 32 miles from Stranraer, this former fisherman’s cottage is in a beautiful spot just yards from the sea, with magnificent views out across Garlieston Bay.


Our well-appointed, self-catering holiday cottages are in Wigtownshire, a beautiful and unspoilt part of Dumfries and Galloway, close to the sea, beaches, Wigtown — Scotland’s national book town, the hills of Galloway Forest, Galloway Dark Sky Park and we’re on the South West Coastal 300 (SWC300). We like it so much, we live there too! You pay no booking fees and you can ask the owner any questions you like about the property and the area before you book.


Cliff and Betty assure guests of a warm welcome to their recently restored Grade B listed self-catering harbour side cottage overlooking Garlieston Bay. The accommodation sleeps up to four people in double and twin-bedded rooms upstairs with stylish, comfortable open-plan living/dining/kitchen area downstairs. To the rear of the cottage is a marine-themed garden and extensive parking. The cottage has recently received a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence along with the adjoining Slipway Cottage.


Whithorn Lodge is a working smallholding set close to Garlieston in the heart of the Machars. Specialising in rare breed pigs including Tamworth and Iron age, you will also find sheep, geese, chickens and a wee cow running around. We offer friendly affordable Bed and Breakfast at only £20pppn. We will be happy to introduce you to the animals, some of which love a good tickle. We have a double and twin room, both with dressing gowns, TV and comfy beds.

Whithorn Lodge
Whithorn Lodge

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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.


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.

Palmallet Cottage


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


Set within 123 acres and located close to Sorbie village and Whithorn, off the A746, East Culkae Farm House offers Bed and Breakfast and self-catering accommodation. Three bedrooms, all en-suite and with TV, tea/coffee making facilities and full central heating. Ample parking. Set within 123 acres and located close to Sorbie village and Whithorn, off the A746, East Culkae Farm House offers Bed and Breakfast and self-catering accommodation. Three bedrooms, all en-suite and with TV, tea/coffee making facilities and full central heating. Ample parking. Set within 123 acres and located close to Sorbie village and Whithorn, off the A746, East Culkae Farm House offers Bed and Breakfast and self-catering accommodation. Three bedrooms, all en-suite and with TV, tea/coffee making facilities and full central heating. Ample parking.

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East Culkae Farm
Newton Stewart


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.

Dairy Cottage
Burgess Outon Farm

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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.


A new family-run camping and caravan site just 6 miles from Wigtown, in a quiet rural location with stunning views over Wigtown Bay and Galloway Hills. We have 2 static holiday homes for hire and we also welcome tourers, motor homes and campers to our spacious flat site with a new shower block and disabled facilities.

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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.

Cults Farmhouse
Cults Farmhouse


Eco-friendly single-storey barn conversion sleeping six people, six miles from Wigtown. Next to Iron Age Hill Fort with stunning views across Wigtown Bay estuary and across to Galloway Hills. Close to beaches, cycling, forest walks. STB 4 stars. Master bedroom with king bed and next to master bathroom with large bath. Second king room and twin room both en-suite. Spacious, light living/dining space with wood-burning range that powers underfloor heating.

Orchard Cottage
North Balfern


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.

Castlewigg Lodge


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.

Cutcloy Cottage
Isle of Whithorn

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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 .

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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.

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