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

Bedrooms - 2 (1 double, 1 twin) Sleeps - 4 Kirkcudbright. Short breaks in the low season. Sorry No pets
The Rookery
24 October 2020 – 21 December 2020 £525
21 December 2020 – 4 January 2021 £825
4 January 2021 – 28 March 2021 £525
28 March 2021 – 15 May 2021 £625
15 May 2021 – 26 June 2021 £725
26 June 2021 – 4 September 2021 £825
4 September 2021 – 23 October 2021 £625
23 October 2021 – 23 December 2021 £525
23 December 2021 – 6 January 2022 £825

From April to October bookings are on a weekly (seven night) basis only, with Saturday as our changeover day.
We offer short breaks in the winter season, that is:
24 October – 21 December 2020
4 January – 28 March 2021
23 October – 23 December 2021
These are usually four days, but we like to be flexible where we can, so please contact us to see what is available and for prices."

Here are some of the things people have said about the Rookery:
"We stayed at the Rookery for a week in June 2016 and were so impressed we went back again for a few days, 12 - 16 December 2016. We just loved it. The Rookery is light and spacious, charmingly furnished and decorated, but above all comfortable and welcoming as well as surprisingly private. On our first visit we spent evenings in the lovely garden watching the sunset. In the winter we sat in front of a log fire. Eating in the main house is great too. The food is super and we enjoyed having a drink in the beautiful library. This is certainly one of the best places we have ever stayed."

Stan - Edinburgh, United Kingdom, December 2016

"Fantastic place to stay. Beautifully designed and decorated, very light and supremely comfortable. Wonderful gardens to wander in - and a very user-friendly barbecue. We also ate twice in the main house and the food was superb. The area round Kirkcudbright is lovely countryside and not overpopulated. We shall return."

Stephen - Hastings, United Kingdom, 4 February 2015

"Just returned from the Rookery. Despite freezing weather had wonderful time. The Rookery is totally secluded. Absolute privacy from Glenholme next door but well worth a visit as the welcome there is warm and the cooking amazing ... Even for a vegetarian. The Rookery is immaculately designed, spacious and comfortable. As a group we had different interests but the Rookery was a perfect base for walking, cycling and exploring the local history. Laurence and Jennifer are welcoming hosts who have that innate knack of being there if you need them but conscious of the fact that you have hired the cottage rather than a room in Glenholme House itself in order to have autonomy. We will be back!"

Damian - London, January 2015

"May 2015 will be our 5th stay in this beautifully appointed and equipped cottage. As a family we range in age from 3 to 50 and without exception we have fallen in love with The Rookery and the surrounding area. As outlined in previous reviews on this site the accommodation is outstanding in its warmth, decor and facilities; Laurence and Jennifer have incorporated years of their own self-catering experiences into this perfect sanctuary.

The Rookery is based within walking distance of the lovely town of Kirkcudbright and forms part of Glenholme County House. It is attached to the main house yet remains completely self- contained. The cottage shares a large Victorian entrance with the main house but has its own lockable front door. The door opens onto a pretty hall with picture window to the garden, a beautiful wooden door leads to the twin bedroom (with en suite) and an airy staircase with half wind then leads to the first floor. The twin bedroom is downstairsm but still forms an integral part of the cottage. As a family with young children the layout has suited us perfectly, we have laughed and played and shouted and cried (the children not me) loudly in most cases and the fact that others are close by has never been an issue. In fact the delight has been that for a brief spell we are living a life we wish was ours. Big house, wonderful neighbours, fabulous gardens and beautiful beaches.

I cannot recommend a place more highly, don’t miss it, it is very special, but only share with a trusted few for fear you may never get booked again."

Tracey - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, January 2015
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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
  • No pets
  • Weekly price: £525 - £825
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