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Self-catering cottages in
Ayrshire, Galloway and Dumfries-shire

Cottages in South West Scotland order of number of bedrooms.

Riverside Cottage, Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway

Riverside Cottage
Bedrooms 1 (Superking or twin) - Sleeps 2. Sanquhar. Fishing - overlooking salmon pool. Walk to Blackaddie House Hotel with award winning restaurant, cozy bar and swimming pool. Pets welcome.

A single-storey beautiful relaxed and peaceful dog friendly fishing cottage for a couple, overlooking the River Nith - salmon pool 100 yards up river. One of three cottages in a row converted from a barn and stables, the accommodation has everything needed for a really comfortable stay. Take a night off self-catering and walk to the welcoming family-run hotel with amazing food. Visit Drumlanrig Castle for its gardens, mountain bike tracks and walking trails. Fishing, golf, castles, car touring local driving routes close to the South West Coastal 300, and the Galloway Forest Park.

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Hopetoun House, Ailsa Apartment, Milton Wynd, Turnberry, Ayrshire

Turnberry self-catering
Bedrooms 2 (King - zip link twin) - Sleeps 4. Turnberry championship golf course ½ mile. Short breaks available. Sorry, no pets

This newly-refurbished two bedroom ground floor flat is situated in a select development of flats only yards from the impressive Ayrshire coast and the nearby iconic Turnberry Hotel and championship golf course. Ayrshire is the birthplace of the Open Championship and home to an abundance of world class golf courses. The first ever Championship was held at Prestwick Golf Club in October 1860 and Royal Troon has hosted the Championship nine times. Arran, also known as Scotland in Miniature, can be seen across the water and is easily reached by ferry. If you like walking, cycling and bird-watching then a visit to Galloway Forest Park is a must and Culzean Castle and Country Park is easily accessible for a day out.

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The Rookery, Glenholme, Tongland Road, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway.

Galloway self-catering
Bedrooms - 2 (1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps - 4. Kirkcudbright. Sort breaks in the low season. No pets

Situated just a mile from Kirkcudbright in the quiet and beautiful countryside of south west Scotland, The Rookery is a self-contained, two-bedroom holiday cottage. It is beautifully decorated and the main rooms face south to catch the sun. And for days when the sun is not quite so visible, there is an open log fire in the big living and dining room, together with full central heating. This unspoilt part of Scotland offers a wealth of activities and much to see and do.

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Waterside Cottage, Blackaddie House Hotel, Blackaddie Road, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire

Blackaddie House Hotel
Bedrooms - 2 (double/twins). Sleeps 4. Sanquhar. Pets welcome. Suitable for disabled visitors.

This pet friendly cottage has a riverside location (perfect if you come to fish!) and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. It is however still within striking distance of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Nearby is amazing walking (it's on the Southern Upland Way), cycling, golf, castles, local Gin and Whisky Distilleries and with an award-winning restaurant next door it's a great place for a self-catering holiday!

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High White Cleugh Cottage, Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway

self-catering Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway
Bedrooms: 3 (2 double - kingsized beds + 1 twin) Sleeps: 6. Abington Services A74(M) 17 miles. Ground floor bedroom. Pets welcome by arrangement. Short breaks. Private hot tub.

The cottage is on a working sheep farm - amongst breathtaking countryside in the North Lowther Special Protection Area. This is the ideal base walking and bird watching, golfing, cycling, salmon and trout fishing, and canoeing on the River Nith which has some of the best white-water in Scotland. High White Cleugh Cottage is an 'off the beaten track rural retreat' yet only easily accessible from the A74(M) - Abington Services,which is only 10 minutes away. There is a local pub, a hot tub and seclusion - and a warm welcome for a very relaxing holiday, long weekend or short mid week break.

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Kirkdale Port, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Galloway

self-catering solway firth
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double, 2 twins. Sleeps: 6. Gatehouse of Fleet. Pets welcome. Short breaks available.

Kirkdale Port is a magical vacation property. Spectacularly situated on a private shoreline with a garden that meets the sea and stunning sea views over the magnificent Solway Firth. This newly refurbished Galloway holiday house is situated on the Kirkdale Estate, the centrepiece of which is an historic Robert Adam house. Come and watch the waves and listen to the curlews and oyster catchers. Perfect for family or active or simply relaxing holidays. From this secluded base, a huge choice of activities are nearby, including sandy beaches, walking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, horse-riding and tennis.

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Chauffeur's Apartment, Lochinch Castle, Stranraer, Galloway

self-catering Stranraer
Bedrooms: 3 - double/twin. Sleeps: 6. Stranraer. Pets welcome - with advance notice. Short breaks out of season.

The Chauffeur's self-catering apartment is located in the picturesque Victorian Stable Courtyard at Lochinch Castle, the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair. Part of Castle Kennedy and Gardens, it is surrounded by 75 acres of beautiful, historic, landscaped gardens which are free to guests. Fly fishing, salmon fishing, red deer stalking, duck flighting and pheasant shooting are available. Three miles from Stranraer, it is the perfect base to explore the area which offers sandy beaches, exotic gardens, historic attractions, sea-food restaurants and pubs.

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Kirkdale Bank, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Dumfries and Galloway

self-catering dumfries
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 king, 1 twin, 1 bunk bed (full size beds). Sleeps 6. Gatehouse of Fleet. Pet friendly. Short breaks available.

Kirkdale Bank has spectacular sea views over the magnificent Solway Firth and is only a short walk to the private shoreline. This newly refurbished property is situated on the Kirkdale Estate, the centrepiece of which is an historic Robert Adam house. Kirkdale Bank is a stunning property with a fully enclosed south facing garden looking out to sea. Perfect for family or active or simply relaxing holidays. A huge choice of activities are nearby, including sandy beaches, walking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, horse-riding and tennis. The house is extremely well located with Cream o' Galloway, Kirkcudbright Artists' town, Castle Douglas Food Town and the Kirroughtree centre, famous for mountain biking, forest walks and with a children's play park all close by.

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Wysebyside holiday house, Kirtlebridge, Dumfries and Galloway

self-catering for 12
Bedrooms: 5 Sleeps: 12 (+ sofa bed). Great M6 motorway links north/south, Kirtlebridge, a 6 miles taxi ride from Gretna which is famous for its weddings. Village Inn, golf. Private walled garden. Pets welcome. Short breaks.

A large detached country villa with its own private walled garden. Surrounded by beautiful countryside this is the perfect rental for visiting both Southern Scotland and the North of England, from the Scottish Borders to the Lake District and Northumberland. Nearby Gretna which is famous for weddings, also has a large retail outlet village, Gateway Outlet Centre for those looking for a brand name bargain!

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Abbeybank Lodge, New Abbey, near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

large holiday rental for 13 guests
Bedrooms 5. Sleeps 13. New Abbey, near Dumfries. Quaint village shop, cafe and pub. Golf holiday destination, sandy beaches, mountain biking. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Abbeybank Lodge is a large holiday house close to the sea with sandy beaches on the Solway Firth Coast in what's often referred to as Scotland's French Riveria. New Abbey is has a cobbled square, country pub, a terrific village shop and an award winning cafe, it is one of Scotland prettiest conservation villages surrounded by stunning scenery and within easy reach of sandy beaches - ticking many people holiday wish list!

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Lotus Lodge, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway

self-catering dumfries
Bedrooms: 6 - 2 family rooms, 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 bunk room. Sleeps: up to 20. Sanqhuar 8 miles. Pets welcome. Short breaks all year

Lotus Lodge is a stylish, traditional, large holiday house in the unique, historic village of Wanlockhead. Used as the hotel in the BBC1 drama series 'Hope Springs', guests get to experience the area's rustic beauty and tranquility that captured the imagination of the programme makers. However this stunning location is only 15 mins from the M74 and only an hour from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Carlisle so it is a fabulous base for exploring southern Scotland and a very accessible venue for a house party or family get together looking for big group accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Holiday accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland.

Exclusive-use country mansions and lodges often not much more than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports can be self-catering or fully or partly catered and if you want a piper or a mini highland games organised the owners can often organised that and much more too! These large holiday houses are perfect for a celebration with friends or family or for a relaxing holiday in well kept grounds / on a lovely estate in this beautiful part of Scotland. There's fishing and golf is rarely more a few miles away and great walking and cycling from the doorstep where-ever you are in Scotland.