Self-Catering Cottages



Self-Catering Cottages in and around Kirkcudbright

The number of accommodation providers in our area indicates just how popular this part of the Solway Coast is as a holiday destination. Listed below are details of many of the holiday cottages available to let. Some participate in the Scottish Tourist Board grading scheme and have high listings with 3 stars or more. Others do not participate in the scheme, but this does not indicate any lesser quality or service.  For peak times you are advised to book early.

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Queenshill Country Cottages

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Queenshill Country CottagesSet in the grounds of a 650 acre estate near Ringford. Accommodation ranges from cottages, which have been tastefully converted from estate buildings and a coach house, to timber lodges. All properties are equipped to a high standard and have their own character. In a rural setting, close to the A75, with all local amenities easily available.

STB 4 Star

Trostrie Cottage

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Trostrie CottageTrostrie Cottage (STB 4 star) enjoys an amazing panoramic view which 'goes on forever' across the Solway Hills to the North Cumbrian fells. Whilst being set in a tranquil secluded location, midst rolling farmland, the village of Twynholm and the harbour town of Kirkcudbright are only a short drive away, making it an ideal central base from which to explore all the delights of Dumfries & Galloway.

STB 4 Star

Brighouse Bay Holiday Cottages

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Brighouse Bay Holiday CottagesA group of three excellent cottages in a quiet location overlooking Brighouse Bay. One cottage STB 4 star, other 2 not assessed but of equal quality. Dogs welcome at no extra charge.

Argrennan Lodge

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Argrennan LodgeArgrennan Lodge, situated within the entrance of the estate is a beautiful period property available for weekend, midweek or weekly stays for up to 4 people. The Lodge is cool in summer and snug in winter, with a wood burner for extra comfort. The ideal place from which to explore the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway coast and countryside, or just relax in the tranquillity of the 50 acres of private grounds, with access to the River Dee for Salmon fishing.

STB 3 Star

Thelma's Mooring, Carrick

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Thelma's Mooring, CarrickThelma's Mooring is a detached timber built cabin situated at Carrick Shore, looking out to the Murray Isles across Fleet Bay. Build in a very peaceful position it has all modern conveniences. It will accommodate six people and one well behaved dog. There is parking for two vehicles. There is a modern kitchen, with microwave, electric oven and hob, dishwasher and separate fridge freezer.

Carse Cottage

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Carse CottageSelf catering accommodation with a home from home feel, in a secluded, rural location yet close to local amenities. Set in an acre of garden grounds with natural burns, vegetable plot and wildlife area. Carse is spacious and well equipped with attention to detail to ensure you have a wonderful stay. Seeps 4 people, in king size and twin rooms, and can accommodate all shapes and sizes of children!

STB 3 Star

The Cottage Above

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The Cottage AboveThis detached rural cottage overlooks a small private loch with a tiny island favoured by a variety of wildfowl. It has the advantage of a peaceful private position amidst beautiful rolling farmland without total isolation. Only 3 miles from Kirkcudbright, the cottage sleeps 4/6 with 1 double and 2 twin bedrooms. The lounge/diner has an open fireplace, colour TV.

Hilldrop Lodge

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Hilldrop LodgeHilldrop Lodge is a lovely Scandinavian style chalet in the small hamlet of Tongland within the picturesque River Dee valley on the outskirts of the charming little harbour town of Kirkcudbright. The lodge is adjacent to Tongland Family Golf Centre which features a nine-hole golf course plus a driving range and for golf lovers, we have negotiated two free passes for two guests staying at Hilldrop Lodge.

Lake Cottage

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Lake CottageLake Cottage is situated in the little hamlet of The Lake, just 2.5 miles south of Kirkcudbright on the shores of Kirkcudbright Bay. It is one of very few properties in Kirkcudbright with a full waterfront view. With four bedrooms and two bathrooms it sleeps seven. Wood parquet floors grace the lounge, library and hallway and an AGA stove and central heating, keeps everything cozy.

Riverside Mill, Tongland

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Riverside Mill, TonglandSpacious, self-contained, ground floor apartment that forms part of the original 300 year old mill. Situated in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Dee 2 miles from Kirkcudbright. The apartment has two bedrooms, a double and atwin. There is an open-plan sitting room/kitchen, a separate dining area and a shower room with WC, wash hand basin and shower.

Twynholm Cottage

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Twynholm CottageA modernised, comfortable cottage in the pretty village of Twynholm, close to Kirkcudbright and the ideal location for exploring Dumfries and Galloway. The cottage sleeps four people in a double room with king-sized bed and twin room with bunk beds. There’s an open-plan sitting/dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with a sunny patio and a small detached garden outside. Short breaks welcome outwith the high season.

Castle Creavie Camping Barn

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Castle Creavie Camping BarnFour single beds. Bed linen included but bring your own towels. Set on a working farm near Kirkcudbright.

STB 3 Star

Castle Creavie Cottages

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Castle Creavie CottagesSet on a working farm these cottages offer the ideal setting for a tranquil break in the Galloway countryside. Ideal for children and pets. Both 'The Steading' which sleeps 6 and 'The Cheese Loft' which sleeps 2 are self-catering conversions from old farm buildings .

High Kirkland

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High KirklandA small holiday development consisting of three high quality self-catering units converted from the house and buildings. The cottages form part of what was previously a small croft approximately 1 mile from Kirkcudbright. All cottages are traditional stone built, and completely modernised to a high standard, with double glazing throughout.

Senwick Glebe Annexe

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Senwick Glebe AnnexeModern, comfortable and spacious accommodation for Two + Two people. Set amidst glorious coastal farmland, with stunning views over the estuary of the River Dee and into the Solway Firth beyond, the home provides an ideal base from which to explore the extensive amenities of our local area.

Orroland Holiday Cottages

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Orroland Holiday CottagesOrroland has three self catering holiday cottages include two unique and private holiday cottages and a large holiday home. Each is in its own landscaped grounds, set in idyllic coastal farmland with panoramic sea views. The farm is on a hillside that leads down to the sea, and the resulting panoramic sea views are nothing short of breathtaking.

Barncrosh Farm Holidays

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Barncrosh Farm HolidaysLarge selection of self catering cottages sleeping up to 12 people on working organic farm near Kirkcudbright.

Creel Cottage

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Creel CottageCreel self catering holiday cottage is a recently modernised detached, single story, renovated barn. The cottage sleeps up to four, accepts pets and is situated on the picturesque Solway coast with uninterrupted views out across the Ross Bay. The sea is only a stones throw from the cottage! Location, location, location!

Tigh na Bruaich

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Tigh na BruaichSingle storey wood chalet approximately two hundred yards from Carrick Bay. The bay is a place of unspoilt natural beauty, boasting a nice sandy beach suitable for swimming. The chalet faces the sea, with open farmland and the Galloway hills to the rear. Three double bedrooms, lounge etc.

STB 4 Star

Barcloy Farm Cottages

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Barcloy Farm CottagesCreated from a former milking byre, these two fine holiday cottages are fully equipped and beautifully decorated. One cottage sleeps up to 6 people and the other up to 4 people. They lead out into attractive private gardens with views across 'Bonnie Galloway' to the Carsphairn hills.

Bothy Cottage, Ringford

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Bothy Cottage, RingfordA two bedroomed, single storey, semi-detached cottage, which is attached to the owner's house but completely self contained, with its own entrance and parking. Recently converted from a farm steading, the Bothy is double-glazed throughout and there is underfloor heating and radiators if required, and there is ample car parking. It will sleep up to four people.

Shilfa - Carrick Shore

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Shilfa - Carrick Shore"Shilfa" is a spacious beach house with a verandah, only a stone's throw from the beautiful Carrick Shore. The accommodation consists of entrance hall off which there is a tiled bathroom with shower over the bath. A door leads into a spacious living room with fitted kitchen. The two bedrooms are off the living area, one a double bedroom, the other a twin bedded room containing two single beds.

Owl Cote, Carrick

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Owl Cote, CarrickAt the end of one of South West Scotland’s most stunning coastal driveways, rests OWL COTE. Completely refurbished for 2012, this 3 bedroom cottage sleeping 5 provides luxurious accommodation with breath-taking views over the Solway Firth and towards the Murray Isles and beyond.

STB 4 Star

West Wing, Knockbrex

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West Wing, KnockbrexThe West Wing of an historic mansion house in mature private gardens overlooking the Solway Coast, 7 miles west of the town. The newly renovated accommodation is equipped to the highest of modern standards yet retains much of the original Victorian character and charm. There are 4 bedrooms (3 double & 1 twin), 2 bathrooms and cloakroom, sitting room, dining hall, large kitchen.

Waterside Cottage

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Waterside CottageThe Waterside Cottage is an immaculately presented large three bedroom property all on the ground floor with oil fired central heating and partial under floor heating. The cottage is situated on the banks of the Dee estuary with spectacular views across sea to the Ross Island. Only 2 miles from Kirkcudbright.

STB 4 Star

Kirkland Mill

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Kirkland MillSet amidst the rolling countryside of Kirkcudbright, Kirkland Mill offers the perfect location for artists, fishermen, families, golfers and those wishing to seek out the treasures of Dumfries and Galloway. Set in 2 acres of exquisite countryside complete with a private 1/2 acre trout pond as well as home to pheasants, rabbits, deer, fox and assorted birds and aquatic wildlife..

Bay View Cottage, Gibbhill

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Bay View Cottage, GibbhillBay View Cottage offers the perfect cottage to watch the sun set over Ross Island and the fishing boats bobbing along with the turn of the tide. The views from Bay View Cottage are simply stunning and the sun room is the idyllic spot to curl up with a good book and relax. The cottage couldn't be better placed for the beautiful Doon Beach and yet only a couple of miles from Kirkcudbright

STB 3 Star

Glenauld Cottage

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Glenauld CottageModernised and comfortable cottage, only 2 miles from Kirkcudbright, with enclosed, pet friendly, garden in peaceful setting overlooking stunning tidal Tarff estuary. Ideal for exploring Kirkcudbright, coastline and hills. The cottage sleeps up to 6 and has a double, twin, bunk bedroom, large sitting room, kitchen/diner, bathroom with shower over bath and use of a hard tennis court, by arrangement. Dogs very welcome.

The Waterhouse

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The WaterhouseThe Waterhouse is a unique recently built oak framed, glass fronted, luxury hand crafted, eco-holiday house set in 1 acre of beautiful private gardens (open under Scotland's Garden Scheme). It has a large sun deck overhanging a large pond. An outside heated hot tub is hugely popular with guests, especially in mid-winter. Sleeps 6. Evening meals available with owners in nearby cottage.

STB 4 Star

Cannee Court

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Cannee CourtCannee Court is a small modern complex of houses and cottages formed by the conversion of redundant farm outbuildings, set high above the estuary of the River Dee. The three really sumptuous 4-star holiday cottages available here all have stunning views across open fields to the river and sea beyond.